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Hogs Feet??
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Clay    Posted 04-21-2004 at 21:18:58       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Anyone ever have a hog grow so fast that their feet and ankles didn't grow fast enough to keep up with their weight??Well I do and they slowed down on their eating a bunch.Their about a hundred pounds and lay around alot more than normal and when they stand up you can see their hooves curled up.Thanks Clay


dale anne    Posted 04-22-2004 at 03:57:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
hello clay...sounds to me like them hogs need they hooves trimmed up....are these butcher hogs? iffin so and they are near weight to be butchered or sold i wouldnt worry to much about it...cause butcher hogs dont need theys feet and iffin gonna be sold let the new owners worry bout it.....better check them hooves fer hoof rot if they in that bad condition perhaps its more then 1 problem thats keeping them down....good luck


cowlady    Posted 04-22-2004 at 08:21:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Do hogs founder like cattle? Long curled up hooves...too much grain.


dale anne    Posted 04-22-2004 at 09:55:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
not sure bout a hog foundering...aint never seen nor heard of it...had a few hogs 2 years back..fed them suckers everything including slop from a nursing home i was working in at the time..thinking that surley would have made them founder iffin that is possible lol.....and i can tell ya now eating all that slop sure did make them taste mighty good lol


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