|Basic Husbandry Practices and Veterinary Care (IIRR, 1996, 60 p.)|
Newborn piglets have 4 pairs of sharp teeth, 2 pairs on the lower and upper jaws.
Clipping these teeth will reduce the incidence of injury to the udder of the row and to the other piglets.
1. Clip teeth close to the gums.
2. Smoothen the clipped edges using a nail cutter or clipper.
- Clipper or
- Nail cutter