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Tue Dec 28, 2010 11:08 am
My Hampshire Gilt had pigs for the first time last night , 9 the best I can tell, all are doing well
The Father is a Spotted Poland China .
I had a gilt Duroc that did not fair as well night before last, she lost all but one of her pigs. I hope to take her pig and place it with the Hampshire's. Any thoughts will be appreciated.
Tue Dec 28, 2010 11:12 am
Lookin good.......that reminds me of Arnold the pig on Green Acres.
Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:45 am
a couple of months late, but did the Duroc crush her own babies or were they mosty dead on arrival ?
Thu Feb 10, 2011 3:21 pm
I wondered how too. I understand it is not uncommon to crush the newborn pigs.
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:00 pm
I think they froze. It was very cold around 10 degrees and wind and her first litter. She is no longer among the living
Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:48 pm
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