Assistant Professor University of California - Davis Winters, California, United States
This talk will review the management of overweightness, arthritis, GI ulcers, constipation, and obstruction in mini pigs. Management will include nutrition/diet, medical management, common procedures, and environmental enrichment strategies.
Identify risk factors for overweightness, arthritis, GI ulcers, constipation, and obstruction in mini pigs.
Differentiate an underweight vs. healthy weight vs. overweight pig.
Describe how the pig with GI ulcers, constipation and obstruction are likely to present.
Identify appropriate feeds and how to determine how much to feed.