Last minute help please...

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Gatormom
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Last minute help please...

Post by Gatormom » Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:29 pm

Our show pig this year has been doing well. We weighed her a few weeks ago and she was around 270 which is a little higher than we like, but not bad. (No max weight for our show.) My husband weighed her yesterday and she has exploded to 315. Our show is in 18 days. We have never had anything like this happen. Our spare is in the same pen and is a perfect weight! We are going to increase exercise to 45 minutes per day and have removed the automatic feeder. I bought Fitter 35 today. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!

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Re: Last minute help please...

Post by Pac » Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:16 pm

45lbs in 21 days is not entirely unusual. I would imagine pulling the self feeder will help. I would also weigh at a couple different times in the day. You may have caught her tanked up on water.

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Re: Last minute help please...

Post by Gatormom » Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:25 pm

Ok. I’ll try that. Thank you!

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