Castration problem

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mict71
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Castration problem

Post by mict71 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:22 pm

I have castrated many pigs and this is the first time i run into this problem. I have one i can only find one testical. I was wondering if there is anything i can do other than call a vet. It would be the best pig we have. that is my luck. If anyone would have any tricks i would appreciate it.

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Re: Castration problem

Post by Mightymac » Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:56 am

We have had retained pigs a few times and always have taken them to our Vet that has more experience than me lol!!! They usually charge about $50..

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Re: Castration problem

Post by mict71 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:13 pm

My vet has never done it and wants over 200 dollars to try. Lokking for other options

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Re: Castration problem

Post by mjw1980 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:03 am

Call you local County FFA or 4H agent and see if there are any other vets in the area who can do this. If the pig is not worth the $200 then I would say feed him out.

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Re: Castration problem

Post by mict71 » Sat Mar 09, 2019 8:32 am

Found another vet wants 75

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