Deworming Suggestions for Pigs Raised in Dirt Lot Facilities
R. O. Myer - University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
The favorable climate and low initial investment account for the popularity of raising pigs in dirt lots in the southeastern USA. The raising of swine on dirt, however, can pose several problems. One of these problems is that internal parasites (worms) are difficult to control, in particular in lots used over and over for swine. These parasites can cause swine to grow slowly and be unthrifty, and ...