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Introduction Talk about traditional bacteria in pigs, and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyopneumoniae) will be among the first ones to be mentioned. The “tradition” of this microorganism may be based on the fact that it has been recognized as a swine-specific pathogen for more than five decades, that it is prevalent in most areas where pigs are raised, and that it is com ...
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COMMON PROBLEMS IN BREEDING SOWS The high prolificacy of modern genetic lines provides extraordinary productivity, but at the same time increases the frequency of problems which, if not managed properly, will increase the culling rate. Among the main challenges we can mention: Mastitis-metritis-agalactia (MMA) When piglet deliveries take too long, adrenaline is secreted, and it counteracts ox ...
Participation in Forum on August 17, 2021
With refer to piglets lost in cases of subclinical metritis see the article: "A novel method for the diagnosis of bacterial contamination in the anterior vagina of sows based on measurement of biogenic amines by ion mobility spectrometry :A field trial" S. Marcus et' al. : Theriogenology 2012 sep. 1:78 (4) 753-8
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Participation in Forum on January 5, 2021
I asked mainly because of my many years of dealing with BVD in cattle and Border disease but never accounted BVD virus in Pigs.
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Participation in Forum on January 5, 2021
What about "Border disease"?
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I think am satisfied with the answer provided mine exhibited same symptoms mentioned here but i thank God its back to normal
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Ulcer Feeding structure and good stomach health in the sows Structure in the sow feed is important for the sake of stomach health.Lack of structure in the feed causes changes in the stomach and in the worst case, this can lead to deaths by the sows.1. Feeding strategy against gastric ulcer* gilts : Restrictive feeding produces fewer ulcers than ad libitum feeding with pelleted feed* Pregnant sows: ...
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Gestation sows ...not wanting to eat sometime especially just before farrow can be seen time in time. apart from the aforementioned, also try to engage her activity...like working her around the pen.
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Does the sow have a fever? Is the sow constipated or is she still having normal stools? If she eats within the next 12 hours there may be no problem. Often lack of intake in gestation is symptomatic that the sow may be aborting the litter. Hopefully she will eat again soon and the litter will be ok. Is the sow drinking water?
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Introduction An ideal technique for the measurement of body growth and composition in livestock animals is noninvasive, non-destructive, accurate, easy to perform and applicable to a wide range of ages and body weights (Ferrell & Cornelius, 1984). Non-invasive, also known as non-destructive, techniques allow tissue changes in the same animal to be followed to study development over different ...
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