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Red Raiders 08-16-2012 10:24 PM

Does anyone have experience with pigs that get sun burned?!

BubblesBlue 08-16-2012 10:29 PM

I haven't... Do you have a place for the pigs to shelter and get away from the sunlight as well as a place for them to roll around in the mud?
Mud can work as a natural sunblock as well as a cooler for the pigs.

Delfina 08-16-2012 10:42 PM

Mine have never gotten burned. They have a 3 sided shelter, a mudhole that I fill with water as needed and shade cloth in one corner that they can go under and get out of the sun.

farmpony84 08-16-2012 11:09 PM

They actually sell sun screen for pigs. Mine seems to do fine as long as I keep his mud hole filled...

Red Raiders 08-17-2012 04:22 PM

The mud hole is filled but, one of the pigs has burns all over his back!

Delfina 08-18-2012 01:25 AM

Sink 4 posts and stretch shade cloth over them.

Red Raiders 08-18-2012 02:26 PM

Thanks for your help!

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