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Common Problems in Breeding Sows

Published on: 08/17/2021
Author/s : Arança Castellón, National Technical Sales Manager

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...

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Marcus  Shmuel Marcus Shmuel
Veterinary Doctor
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
Madrid, Madrid, Spain
August 18, 2021
Hello Dr Marcus Shmuel and thank you for your comment. I just got the article based on your suggestion and read it, it's a fantastic source of information. We will definitely use it for further publications, thank you again.
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