Pig Health Issues & Treatments

Pigs are seen as dirty by many people but they are relatively clean, this doesn’t mean they are free from disease though and there are many you need to know.

Close observation of your herd is essential to help you to learn what is “normal” and what isn’t for your individual animals as all pigs are different.

Some illnesses have a gradual onset, so being able to spot the slightest change in an individual pig will enable you to act promptly and prevent any further spread.

Select one of the links below to find out more about the health problem, how you can treat it and how you might go about preventing it!

Essential Vaccinations For Your Pigs


Exudative Dermatitis

Porcine Parvovirus

Here’s everything you need to know about keeping pigs in your back garden in our quick summary with all the ins and outs!

Swine Dysentery

Salt Poisoning

African Swine Fever

Want to know what to feed your pigs and meet their nutritional requirements? Read our handy guide to make sure they are getting the right amount!



Foot & Mouth

Where do you buy pigs from in the first place? Might seem like a dumb question but we’ve covered every route you could go in this article!

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