K.C. has a cloudy looking spot on his eye.

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Post   » Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:36 pm

If I'm not mistaken "hooting" is not a sure sign of heart problems right? But it is usually good bet?

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Post   » Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:43 pm

No, it doesn't always mean heart problems.

But it should always be checked out, and an xray of the heart should be done at the very least.

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Post   » Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:47 pm

Here are pictures of his eye we are heading to the vet right now.


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Post   » Mon Dec 04, 2006 3:07 pm

He will likely check to make sure it is not clouded because of an injury. If it is a cataract or similar condition, there is likely nothing one would do.

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Post   » Mon Dec 04, 2006 5:41 pm

Well back from the vet.

Left eye - Abnormally dilated
Possible cause - Lack of light from right eye or bacterial.

Right eye (the one pictures) -
1) Pupil Abnormally small,
2) Cataract
3) Misshaped iris. Possible cause - heredity, Bacterial infection (gave us Bayril) or a disease (i.e. diabetes)

The vet recommended for a better and more thorough diagnosis we should see a eye specialist.

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Post   » Wed Dec 06, 2006 9:27 am

As far as the eye goes, have your vet give you gentamicin sulfate ophthalmic solution made by FALCON.
We have had 4 piggies with this and also Bright Eye had a very bad eye that was ready to pop . This stuff works great!

Just put 1 drop in piggies eye 2 times a day, and 3-4 days it is all better. This stuff is the best I have used for the eyes.

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Post   » Sat Dec 09, 2006 5:16 pm

Wieght 12/5/06 2lbs 6.4oz 1086g
Wieght 12/7/06 2lbs 4.4oz 1033g

On the 7th we put a water bottle and food dish in the hay loft to try to help KC eat. Rodger our other boar kept chasing him everytime he came in sight.

Wieght 12/9/06 2lbs 6.1oz! 1080g!

He has been chasing Rodger out of the hay loft and moving around a lot more. The spot on his eyes also appears to be getting smaller.

Thanks CICSTEVE for the advice. When we take KC back for his follow up I will ask the vet for it. Right now we can afford to get it until then.

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