Sow lameness News

News published on May 8, 2009:

Failure of the blood supply can lead to loose fragments in joints

Osteochondrosis is a disease that is known for causing loose fragments in joints. In spite of the disease being extremely common in Norwegian horses, the causes and mechanisms behind it are not well known. Rece...
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Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
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News published on May 4, 2009:

Lameness as a Welfare Concern

Understanding lameness means that we need to understand what happens to the sow after a lameness event starts. Deen recently followed 700 sows entering the farrowing crate. Each sow was evaluated for lameness a...
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OMAFRA Pork News & Views newsletter
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News published on July 10, 2008:

Danish Experiences with Claw Lesions and Mineral Nutrition

Claw health in pig herds is an overlooked factor, which has a great influence on welfare and which may be the cause of increased number of culled sows. Besides lame sow has a lower productivity. Vit-Omic is pro...
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News published on March 14, 2008:

Zinpro Announces World’s First Sow Lameness Symposium

International Collaboration to Discuss Lameness Identification and PreventionZinpro Corporation has announced the world’s first symposium on sow lameness will take place in Minneapolis, Minn., on April 2-4, 200...
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Zinpro Corp.
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News published on January 28, 2008:

Swine Management: Don't Ignore Feet and Leg Soundness in Pigs

Feet and leg unsoundness is an on-going concern for the swine industry, and has been back in the spotlight lately with concerns expressed by show pig exhibitors debating the issue of feeding PayleanTM. This art...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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News published on November 6, 2007:

Feet First: 1st Zinpro Symposium on Sow Lameness

The world’s first symposium on sow lameness will take place in Minneapolis on April 2-4, 2008. It is an invitation-only event, organised by Zinpro Performance Minerals, bringing together an expert international...
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Pig Progress
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