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isinclair94

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Hi I am a new owner of skinny pigs I have 3 ! They are all amazing and I'm loving getting to know them and this forum has been such a help !

Two days after bringing them home we noticed one had a lot of sleep I'm his eye and he was favouring the other and we clean it for him and kept an eye on him. The next day we realised it was slightly swollen so we took him to the vets to be safe she could see anything but said it did look irritated so prescribed some antibiotic eye drops to help clear it up. We have been using those for 5 days now and it has cleared him up. But now the other two seem to have the same issue so I'm a bit worried as a rule of coincidence they can't all be irritated from hay poke any ideas ?
 

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I don’t know if it’s coincidence. May be something the first one passed on. Pop them to the vet for a check as well.

Out of curiosity, do you have three boats together? I would have a plan b for housing a pair and a single alongside each other. Boar trips rarely survive, especially if they’re young and going through/to go through their teenage months (4-14 months of age).

We’d love to see photos of your piggies so do go introduce yourself and them ☺
 

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Best to get them all to the vet for a check up (new piggies should always be vet checked anyway), but it could be a symptom of something else which they have caught off each other.

As siikibam has mentioned keeping three male piggies together is often a recipe for disaster (assuming yours are all Male). Boars do much better in a pair, three together usually fails and fights occur.
 
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