We Pigs News for 05-24-2018

Best liquid Vitamin C for guinea pigs?

It sure sounds like you take very good care of your piggies! I have found that the Vit.C drops you get at the pet store are a little less than useless. Not only do the pigs HATE the taste of it, but once the drops hit the water, the chlorine neutralizes it anyway. They are chock full of nasty chemicals and preservatives. I use non-chlorinated water and mix Puritan’s Pride Vit.C crystals in a one-gallon container every morning. 

The pigs cannot taste it and this is human grade Vit.C. You can buy it over the internet only. Since you are already feeding Oxbow pellets, I’m sure you know that they already contain stabilized Vit.C in them. Whatever is lost by the pellets due to age or light exposure, will be made up by the daily Vit.C crystals in the water. Lastly, try to feed them veggies that contain lots of Vit.C like bell peppers, strawberries, etc. 

Keep trying that orange!! Sometimes, it takes awhile. Experiment with different types of oranges or try breaking off little tiny bits out of the center of the orange slice and put it to his lips to get him to taste it. I’m sure your piggies are thankful they have such a wonderful, responsible owner. 

Keywords: [“Vit.C”,”orange”,”sure”]
Source: https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070215191902AA8cWt4

Gorgeous Guineas Piggy Problems

Skin problems are one of the most common reasons that guinea pigs require Veterinary treatment. Often guineas present with both fungal and parasitic problems at the same time and need treating for both. As soon as you see any signs of skin problems, don’t hang about – get a diagnosis from your Vet and get them treated as soon as possible. Guinea pigs have very sensitive skin and are prone to fungal and parasitic problems. Fungal skin problems are particularly common here in the UK. 

Guinea pigs are originally from Peru where the climate is warm and dry. Here, there is always moisture in the air – cold and damp in the winter, and hot and humid in the summer. Skin problems frequently occur where a guinea is stressed, ill, or has a depressed immune system. Sometimes skin problems in guineas are mis-diagnosed by Vets. Fungal skin conditions are often treated as if they were caused by Mites, despite the skin condition being presented. 

Guineas are then put through the pain of two or three Ivermectin injections, the problem isn’t cured and your guinea is still in a lot of pain and discomfort. Check out our Photo Gallery and see what some of the most common skin problems look like. 

Keywords: [“Skin”,”problem”,”guinea”]
Source: http://shop.gorgeousguineas.com/piggy-problems-12-w.asp

involvement to improve the health status of the pigs the interventions did take

Involvement to improve the health status of the pigs – the interventions did take a number of years. Healthier pigs resulted in improved profitability and the eradication of. The work has predicted that there would be productivity losses in the range of 1-3% in relation to poultry, pigs and cattle if there was reduction targets set for usage of AM, however the. Globally will be largest in poultry, followed by pigs and relatively stable in relation to beef production. Most of the increase in production growth will be in developing countries with a concomitant. 

Are no controls on antibiotic use in humans in over 100 countries, and counterfeit medicines make. Countries, with at least 15 OIE members having no medicines legislation. The OIE has updated all standards and guidelines in relation to AM usage, and the OIE has requested. Quantitative data with regard to usage by class, species and antibiotic type. Been set up by the OIE to offer guidance in relation to collecting harmonised data and a phase 1. 

In Janaury 2016 which will give feedback to OIE World Assembly in 2016. The challenges foreseen by the OIE with regard to controlling AM use are: Support for developing countries. 

Keywords: [“countries”,”OIE”,”antibiotic”]
Source: https://www.coursehero.com/file/p6pipep2/involvement-to-improve…

Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistance Determinants and Class 1 and Class 2 Integrons in Salmonella enterica spp., Multidrug-Resistant Isolates from Pigs

The present study characterizes the AMR determinants of 62 multi-drug resistant Salmonella enterica spp. Isolates from swine, which were obtained between 2004-2006, a major source of human salmonellosis. The AMR determinants were investigated by PCR, checking the presence of class 1 and class 2 integrons and 29 resistance genes. Genes sul1, blaTEM1-like, aadA2, tet(A), and dfrA12 were more prevalent and blaOXA-like/aadA1 were the most common. Four isolates, including S. 

Typhimurium, Salmonella Bredeney, and Salmonella Kapemba harboured a class 2 integron 2300 bp estX-sat2-aadA1. Results from the study highlight the importance of class 1 integrons and certain genes in MDR swine Salmonella isolates. The information is of relevance for monitoring in the forthcoming scope of reduction of antibiotic usage in swine production. View Full-Text This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. 

Keywords: [“class”,”Salmonella”,”genes”]
Source: http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4425/9/5/256

Guinea Pig Time – 6 week Shred

I am committing the next 6 weeks to demonstrate the simple effects of diet and exercise on body composition. Some of this is good advice, the majority however is rubbish. I am also scared at the continually growing rates of obesity, diabetes, hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, stroke and cancer in this country. I am hoping to show the 62+ % of Australians who are overweight or worse obese, that weight loss is achievable and a worthy cause. I will be recording my initial BMI, body composition. 

Diet: I will follow a low carb diet, eating 3 meals per day – no quantity restrictions. Exercise: I will follow my own High intensity Training workout plan, which will be between 40-45 mins max, no more than 4 times per week. I took the photo at the commencement of my 6 week adventure no turning back now ????. Related. 

Keywords: [“diet”,”week”,”per”]
Source: http://www.6week-shred.com/2016/04/20/guinea-pig-time

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