Inoculation of Bacterial Pathogens to Control Disease

This study compared 3 different interventions to control Haemophilus parasuis mortality in nursery pigs. Both a commercial and an autogenous vaccine had no significant effect in this farm system. In contrast, a reduction of more than 50% mortality was observed…

Factors affecting the behavior of early-weaned piglets

Early weaned piglets often develop belly-nosing and sucking or chewing on the navels or ears of other pigs. This behavior is considered a problem because recipient pigs can develop lesions, and those piglets that perform the behavior grow more slowly.…