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  1. SDRB_TP

    Anyone Used Fibreplex Before?

    Hi, I’m having major struggles with the fibreplex tube I can’t get it to come out nor can I get it to come out the right amount - please could someone give me some simple tips / pictures would be even better. I’ve even been to the vets and the receptionist told me how to do it and I’m doing it...
  2. Piggy mum

    Anyone Used This Probiotic?

    Hi all Wondered if anyone has used the below probiotic for their pigs. I have a pig with a sensitive digestive system and want to start him on a long term probiotic to help him out. Had a look at the ingredients but not too sure what I’m looking for! Any advice? He has fibreplex at the moment...
  3. E

    Antibiotics, Loss Of Appetite And Now Diarrhea!

    I took our beloved 7 year old pig Rosie to the vet a couple of weeks ago because she had slightly crusty eyes for a while and although she had no other symptoms, I was worried she might have a respiratory infection. Oh how I wish I never did! The vet didn't think she had an infection but put...
  4. AdamFrench

    Baytril, Zantac And Emeprid

    Hi all! Tao is on baytril for a thickened uterus wall (believed to be due to infection). She lost weight and appetite when on it so has been prescribed Zantac syrup and Emeprid. I'm just curious as to the best way to dose this all together. She's supposed to be on 0.2ml of Baytril twice a day...
  5. Squishymoth

    Reaction To Antibiotics?

    It's been 3 days since Chamomiles been taking antibiotics for a urinary tract infection. I gave them 2x a day and then about an hour later I'd give her a probiotic and have even given her some 'poop soup' as well. This morning I woke up and she was making weird sounds, something similar to a...
  6. Squishymoth

    Probiotic Hel

    ok so I recently discovered that one of my piggies, Chamomile, has a urinary tract infection. I took her to the vet, who gave me some antibiotics, and told me that I would also need to give her something probiotic, because she needs bacteria to digest vegetable matter. He advised giving her...
  7. Hoppsan

    Need Suggestion On Fibreplex!

    We visited the vet after we saw blood in Hoppsan's urine, and after one year, the vet can finally see a bladder stone through x-ray... We were then prescribed Baytril(0.5ml/dosage, twice per day) to treat his possible infection in the bladder. He absolutely hated Baytril, and after 5 dosages...
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