I did a search on simethicone to see who else had used it and so see how effective/safe it is. I noticed in that search that there was a lot of mention on bloat. I was just wondering if anyone could explain what I could notice if it was just gas or bloat. Also, do you think simethicone is a good drug to use for gas in pigs?
Since Monday he has put on a little over 2ozs. Any information is greatly appreciated.
You could do a search on the med forums for info on bloat. The stomache would feel firm, I am guessing the pig would look bloated. A blockage, slowing down of the food moving through the intestines combined with a build up of gases, any of a variety of things could cause it. I don´t think it is very common but guinea pig caretakers should be aware of it.
In cases of bloat, see a vet to determine what´s wrong.