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My 2 1/2 month old male mini pig has white sticky stuff coming out of the pouch where his penis is. It blocks his hole unless I pull it out. It's very thick and stretchy like. Is this normal or should I be concerned?

Answer
I am not a veterinarian and can not make a medical diagnosis over the internet.

Pigs are prone to urinary tract infections and blockages. This particular discharge sounds awfully thick, and may indicate a problem. I suggest getting piggy to a vet. Piggy may need antibiotics. There's a list of veterinarians that see pet pigs at www.farec.org

If piggy is not neutered, neutering will help a lot. It will reduce the discharge, odor and humping behavior.

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Helen Morrison

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Pot-bellied or other miniature pet pig care, including diet, housing, training, health care. Can provide information about zoning, adoption, supplies, and organizations. Questions about any kind of pet swine are welcome!

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Owning, raising, and caring for small pet swine, including "Vietnamese" pot-bellied pigs since 1992.

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Pigs of Great Fortune; FAREC; PigCollaborative

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BBA from KSU

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