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CathleenVought submitted a new Article:

Hoof Trimming and your pigs

There's a saying in equine circles: no hoof, no horse. But beyond horses, this is true of any livestock, and pigs are no exception. Hoof trimming is vital to the health of any pig for a number of reasons. If your boar's feet hurt, he's not going to want to breed your sows, exercise to reduce constipation risks,won't move out of messy areas that hold disease or feed as much as he should. Gilts and sows will be exposed to more pathogens, run more risk of constipation and isn't in as good of...
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