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kalrik

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Has any one every had a pig with nail damage. You know how your nail looks when you hit it and the blood builds up under it. Well My one pig has got dark red blood inside her nail. It's not a pink vein but rather dark red nail that just abruptly stops at the tip. The next nail over is half normal vein and half blood filled like the first one. What's up?
 

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How long has she had this for? I would keep an eye on it, she might have injured her nail(s) on something. If it doesn't show improvement or start clearing up on its own, I would take her in to see the vet.
 

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Are you sure its just not her color vein. Some quicks are very dark.
 

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It might just be the color of her vein, but I sort of doubt it because I remember it being normal. I am not exactly sure when it happened. I noticed because I was especially looking at her feet to trim her nails. Other wise she just sits on my shoulder and I don't look at her feet. I will monitor it to see how long it takes to go away. She doesn't seem in any pain which is good, I mean she's not limping.
 
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