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Sow and piglet skin, claw and nipple lesions on two concrete flooring materials during lactation period

Norring, Marianna; Valros, Anna; Munksgaard, Lene and Saloniemi, Hannu (2006) Sow and piglet skin, claw and nipple lesions on two concrete flooring materials during lactation period. In: Proceedings of the 18th Nordic symposium of the International Society for Applied Ethology, Finnish Society for Applied Ethology, p. 20.

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Summary

The aim of the study was to investigate the skin, claw and nipple lesions of sows and their piglets while they were kept on two different flooring materials: concrete cement and concrete covered with polyurethane and graveled with sand (particles 0.5-1.2 mm).


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:sow, piglets, lesions, flooring materials
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Finland > Univ. Helsinki
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:17775
Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 12:47
Last Modified:23 Sep 2010 12:47
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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