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Mini Pig Hoof Care
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Depending on many factors, such as age, nutrition, genetics, conformation, and natural wear, the hoof growth rate will vary. More important is desensitizing them to hoof trims, and you can start this right off the bat, at ANY age. When do you NEED to start trimming hooves? Once they start to grow past the quick. When is it best to start trimming hooves? As soon as possible, long hooves are far more difficult to maintain than short hooves.
Cracked Wall Horizontal

Cracked Wall Horizontal

Dew Claws

Dew Claws

▶ Pigs Love Muffins: Trimming Pig Hooves. Becky's Homestead - YouTube

American Mini Pig Association was created to educate, advocate, protect miniature pigs, improve breeding practices.

Heel- Side Cracks

Swine lesion identification by Zinpro Corporation is critical since corrective action plans must be appropriate for the category of lesion that is present.

Cracked Wall Vertical

Cracked Wall Vertical

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Heel Overgrowth & Erosion

Swine lesion identification by Zinpro Corporation is critical since corrective action plans must be appropriate for the category of lesion that is present.

Uneven and overgrown hooves

American Mini Pig Association was created to educate, advocate, protect miniature pigs, improve breeding practices.

Photo of overgrown & uneven hooves after they were trimmed and filed even

American Mini Pig Association was created to educate, advocate, protect miniature pigs, improve breeding practices.

White Line

Swine lesion identification by Zinpro Corporation is critical since corrective action plans must be appropriate for the category of lesion that is present.

Uneven and overgrown hooves

American Mini Pig Association was created to educate, advocate, protect miniature pigs, improve breeding practices.

Toes

Swine lesion identification by Zinpro Corporation is critical since corrective action plans must be appropriate for the category of lesion that is present.

The abscess in on the black hoof. His mom said it's a lot thicker than the others with ridges and dents.

American Mini Pig Association was created to educate, advocate, protect miniature pigs, improve breeding practices.

An abscess on the top right where smelly infection puss was draining. This is bad. Needs vet attention (which he is getting!! But if you see this in your pig please contact your veterinarian)

An abscess on the top right where smelly infection puss was draining. Needs vet attention (which he is getting! But if you see this in your pig please contact your veterinarian)

An abscess on the top right where smelly infection puss was draining. This is bad. Needs vet attention (which he is getting!! But if you see this in your pig please contact your veterinarian)

An abscess on the top right where smelly infection puss was draining. Needs vet attention (which he is getting! But if you see this in your pig please contact your veterinarian).

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