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Male potbelly pig was done on Friday on Saturday he still didn't want to get out of his Bed.he is drinking but not eating. he has urinated a few times.he has vomited at least 3 times. The person we purchased him from is in 4th and her leader has a pig farm. Was told that she does castraition on her pigs all the time. She is the one that did the procedure.im really worried something is wrong.

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I am not a veterinarian and can not make a medical diagnosis over the internet. There are slight anatomical differences between mini pigs and farm hogs, and so the procedure is slightly different.

Lethargy and vomiting are sometimes an after effect from drugs. If piggy did not get any drugs for the procedure, he should see a vet right away. He should also be better by 48 hours after the surgery. If he is not, something else is wrong and he will need to see a qualified veterinarian.  

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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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