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Piglet mortality in Danish organic herds

Rangstrup-Christensen, Lena (2015) Piglet mortality in Danish organic herds. Keynote presentation at: Pig welfare - What are the ways forward?, København, 29. april 2015.

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Summary Preliminary results
On farm mortality registrations – high mortality
Hot summer in 2014!
Necropsies
Crushed piglets represent the largest group of diagnoses
The majority of the crushed piglets had suckled before dying
The majority of stillborn piglets die during the farrowing


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Keynote presentation
Keywords:VIPiglet, piglet mortality, organic pigproduction
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Research affiliation: Denmark > Organic RDD 2 > VIPiglets
Deposited By: Hallenberg, Jette
ID Code:28964
Deposited On:22 Jun 2015 12:25
Last Modified:11 Sep 2018 12:36
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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