pig getting sick on acorns

Discussion in 'Pigs' started by Digby49, Oct 18, 2006.

  1. Digby49

    Digby49 Member

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    My pigs are under oak trees and I think they are getting sick from them ,do you think that they (acorns) can kill a 300lb pig?
     
  2. agmantoo

    agmantoo agmantoo Supporter

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    I think the pigs need to get adjusted to eating the acorns. Too many and too quick definitely creates stomach problems. I do not think it will kill the hog however.
     

  3. Up North

    Up North KS dairy farmers

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    I'd say they are feeling like most of us feel after a big Thanksgiving dinner! In a lot of areas acorn finnished pork is a gourmet treat.

    Heather