How to Prevent Dysentry or Scours in Pigs



Know the symptoms.,
Ensure that the pigs are getting a balanced, healthy diet.,
Drench the pigs.,
Put the pig on a fast for 24 hours after drenching.

These are easy – your pig will have diarrhea. For older pigs, this will often clear up in a few days and the pig will be fine. For piglets however, this can be fatal.;
, Don’t feed them too much of one thing and ensure that the food is of good quality.

, It is possible to use a commercial drench but you can easily make a homemade drench that works as well, using Epsom salts and dill seed:Place a handful of dill seeds into a pot of water. Bring to the boil, then remove from the heat. Leave to brew for a few hours.
Add 50g of Epsom salts.

, Feed garlic to the pig for a few days. See the vet if no improvement shows.

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