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10 day old piglet lost back leg movement

wilmot8209wilmot8209 Junior Member
edited July 2015 in General Pig Health
My bottle baby has lost back leg movement and is shivering and crying constantly.
she is still eating well but I bought penicillin but don't know how much to give her and where to inject her since she is tiny. Need help asap as she is only getting worse!! Thank you!

Comments

  • Stevie GStevie G Super Moderator
    edited July 2015
    Hi there, is that total lose of movement, if so not a very good sign.
    If you are injecting her with penicillin you will only need 1/8 to 1/4 ml and I would give this for 3 days if short acting. Keeping her warm is another priority.
    Wish you luck and keep us posted on her progress.
    PS Are her legs splayed???
  • wilmot8209wilmot8209 Junior Member
    edited July 2015
    Where do I inject her, she is tiny so I need to know best muscular area
  • Stevie GStevie G Super Moderator
    edited July 2015
    Neck or hind leg, but avoid bone.
  • jarin12gajarin12ga Junior Member
    edited July 2015
    wilmot8209 wrote:
    Where do I inject her, she is tiny so I need to know best muscular area
    I have a 1 and half year old mini pig, and he is my baby!! Let me know how she is doing??:( I can't imagine what your going through! That sucks!!
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