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Old 06-11-2016, 08:59 PM   #1
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Default I have found a strange lump/growth on piglets back

Please can anyone tell me what this is ? I am very worried about it piglet seems ok.

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Old 07-11-2016, 12:06 AM   #2
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Default Re: I have found a strange lump/growth on piglets back

Does the piggie live with others?

It could be a small bite (where they have had a tiff) or it could be the start of selnick mites.
 
 
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Default Re: I have found a strange lump/growth on piglets back

I can't really tell, but the light specks on the second one makes me wonder whether he's got lice or something similar and the lump is the breeding spot.

Dougall had something a little similar when he was plagued with mites as a teenager (around 3 - 6 months). How old is Piglet now, and when did he last have any lice/mite treatment (spot-on)??

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Default Re: I have found a strange lump/growth on piglets back

She lives on her own as she has never gotten on with other piggys. She was last treated for mites last year. I ordered some ivermectin last night just in case it was mites.

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