ThePigSite Quick Disease Guide
This is occasionally seen in outdoor boars and may become a problem in groups of boars. It appears to spread slowly.
- The skin around the prepucial opening is red, inflamed and ulcerated and is clearly evident when the boar is still.
- Blood may be seen on the skin and around the prepuce.
Causes / Contributing factors
- Viral or bacterial infections.
- Contact dermatitis.
The cause is unknown but it may be initiated by: