Hi, Last week have been a quite sad week. We were really excited about our first delivery of a sow, but things went bad. Fist, her pregnancy was a accident, our potbellied pig started to be sexually mature way earlier than what we though (at 3-4 month) so they weren't separate when it arrived. We didn't plan to reproduce them because they were themselves accident and we thought that the inbreeding was starting to be problematic. So the sow was young and inbreed. All the 6 piglets were alive when birth. most weren't able to drink the milk even if we put the nipple or the nursing bottle in their mouth. Nor lot of them were not able to open their eyes by themselves so we had to help them. The most active drank a lot but was coughing and all the other one had respiration issues. The environment was, we tough, good. Lots of space for the sow not to squeeze them, hay to hide themselves, a heating floor and a red lamp so they don't get cold. The sow was not bad and she had abundant milk. Our hypothesis is that, because there's big piggery at less than a kilometer the PRRSV reach our small farm and because of the condition of the sow, the piglets had a low immunity. Because it was our first pig delivery, and that pigs are still new to us, we wonder if because of the industry around we will have the same problem with PRRSV if we buy pigs with good genetic.