Surgical Procedures in the Pig

There are a few common surgical procedures performed in the pig

 

This section details some of the protocols.

 

The selection of anaesthetic may vary depending of your location and availability of medications

 

Common anaesthetics available for pigs

 

Surgery in general - concentrating on reproductive surgery

 

Specific surgical procedures:

 

Male - Boar

Castration -      piglet

                        piglet with a support

                        adult

Preputial diverticulum ablation

Vasectomy

Epididectomy

Scrotal hernia repair

 

Female - Sow and Gilt

Ovariohysterectomy

Caesarian

Hysterotomy