Large Roundworms Roundworms are pinkish worms often found in the small intestine. Once ingested either by food or by outside carriers (insects, birds, etc.) that can pass on the eggs to the swine.
Lungworms Lungworms are worms that are passed on through feces that prior host have passed. The worms cluster together inside of the lung cavity, and are spread by infected hosts coughing up the eggs, and passing the eggs through feces.
Kidney Worms Kidney worms, to their name, reside in the kidney or in the fat of the kidney. Severe infections are mainly seen in mature sows, and are commonly passed through urine to young piglets.
Nodular Worms Nodular worms are tiny, pale worms that are easily transmitted by the ground or by feed products. These types of worms aren't lethal to the pig, however they will decrease the market value of the pork.
It is incredibly important to worm your animals! Worming every 30 days insures safe, healthy, and happy projects. De-wormers are most commonly found in pellet, vaccine, and ingestible forms. Worming is one of the biggest responsibilities of raising a project!