We Pigs News for 03-14-2018

Health, Medicine and Natural Healing 02

Hi!! We are new memebers… I wanted to make up some green ribbon. Green?? , dark forest, tourquoise or does it matter? Read an interesting article the other day on this…there is something. In a. pig’s liver that the human body begins to destroy almost immediately…they. Now know how to turn that off and are breeding pigs without this. Human liver transplants within five years…. go figure eh? >Dont ya like how I start my “Subject heading”? >donor pin at work all the time- along with my permanent green. First to have a. >”Pig” liver hold him over until a human liver was available. >small world! His friend is doing great right now, except. >away, the second held him over, the first human liver rejected. >he immediatlly, like within a week, had a second tx. His response, ” We did do some pig liver perfusions. >the FDA has not allowed anyone to do pig livers until further. >world……. Sincerely, wife of dx 97.

Keywords: [“liver”,”Pig”,”human”]
Source: https://www.remedyspot.com/content/topic/3830112-re-pigs

Therapy pigs bring joy to patients at TGH

TAMPA – We’ve all heard of therapy dogs, but patients at Tampa General Hospital got a visit from a different kind of therapy animal. The so-called ThunderBolt Therapy Pigs brought joy to some patients staying in the TGH pediatric unit. Thunder and Blot underwent about nine months of training to become certified therapy animals. Their trainer is only 10-years-old, but she’s already doing a lot of good for a lot of people. “People get so excited, no matter if they’re an adult or a kid, they just start smiling,” the pigs’ trainer, Claire Barrow told FOX 13 News. “It’s nice to see it because they are going through a very hard time and it’s nice to see a smile on their face.” Since becoming certified therapy pigs, Thunder, Bolt, and Claire have visited patients and hospitals and nursing homes. Claire’s mom runs High-Risk Hope – an organization dedicated to helping mom with premature babies in the NICU. And with her pigs, Claire is becoming the next generation to bring hope to those who need it.

Keywords: [“therapy”,”Claire”,”Pigs”]
Source: http://www.fox13news.com/health/therapy-pigs-bring-joy-to-patients-at-tgh

Mini Pig Facts

Mange is a parasitic disease of the skin caused by one of two mites, either Sarcoptes scabiei or Demodex phylloides. Sarcoptic mange is by far the most common and important because it is irritating and uncomfortable for the pig, causing it to rub and damage the skin which becomes unsightly. It significantly []. The kidneyworm, Stephanurus, is a short, stout, black and white worm found in the fat around the kidney and sometimes in the kidney. Mature infections are found primarily in sows, since it takes nine months to one year after infection before eggs are produced by adult kidneyworms. Because infection occurs in and around []. This tiny intestinal worm, Strongyloides, occurs commonly in baby pigs. The adults are practically microscopic and live in the wall of the small intestine. Microscopic eggs are passed in the feces of pigs as young as 4 days of age. Farrowing pens, dirt lots and pastures become contaminated; larvae that are hatched may []..

Keywords: [“pig”,”.”,”infection”]
Source: http://pigfacts.minipigfarm.com

Keeping Pot Bellied Pigs as Pets

“This is Petunia, my pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old. She skateboards, plays the piano, sits, lies down, waves and jumps through hoops. She walks on a leash, sleeps with the cat and is very sweet.” Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old with her Aussie and cat friend. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old with feathers around her neck. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old wearing wings. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old with flowers around her neck. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old with her cat friend. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old all dressed up. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old dressed as a pumpkin. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old with her cat friend, both dressed as a pumpkin. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old on the skateboard. Petunia the pink pot-bellied pig at 8 months old with her Chinese Crested friend.

Keywords: [“Petunia”,”months”,”pig”]
Source: https://www.dogbreedinfo.com/pets/potbelliedpig.htm

Pigs Conditions

Coccidiosis occurs when piglets ingest coccidial oocysts from the farrowing pen surroundings, usually carried over from a previous litter. There are different types of coccidia, much like there are different types of bacteria or different breeds of dogs. The type responsible for causing disease in newborn piglets is called Isospora suis.2. The most common symptom of coccidiosis is yellow to grey, watery/pasty diarrhea occurring in piglets 8-15 days in age.3,4 It is important to remember that some piglets that may be infected with low numbers of coccidia will show very few signs of disease but still can have gut damage and will shed infected oocysts into the farrowing pen environment. Infected piglets can develop a rough hair coat, become dehydrated and experience weight loss. As a pork producer, you may suspect coccidiosis when you notice pasty scours in nursing piglets accompanied by irregular growth and uneven weaning weights in a litter.

Keywords: [“piglets”,”different”,”Coccidiosis”]
Source: https://www.animalhealth.bayer.ca/en/pigs/coccidiosis

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