How to Vaccinate a Pig

Two Methods:Doing it YourselfGetting it Done Professionally

Have you got a pet pig or just pigs on your farm? Do they need vaccinating? This article will tell you how to do it yourself or get it done professionally.

Method 1
Doing it Yourself

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    Work out what type of vaccination your pig will need. Also work out how much and research how much you need to give to your pig. Also get a vaccination gun.
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    Work out where on the pig you need to vaccinate it.
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    Get the pig in a good position for the vaccination. Try to keep it secure as it will probably Try to bolt when you inject it.
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    Quickly inject the pig and take it out after the recommended time on the packet.

Method 2
Getting it Done Professionally

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    If your pig hasn't being vaccinated before, get it done. If you do not know how to do it and don't want to risk hurting your pig, the best thing you can do is get it done professionally.
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    Order an appointment at the veterinary clinic or arrange for a vet to come out to your place. This is probably the safest option.
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    Clean your pig and feed it plenty of food before the vet arrives.
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    When the vet comes, offer him any assistance but don't get in his way.

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Categories: Pigs