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Parakeratose in einem biologisch wirtschaftenden Schweinemastbetrieb

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Hagmüller, Dr. Werner and Wlcek, Dr. Sonja (2005) Parakeratose in einem biologisch wirtschaftenden Schweinemastbetrieb. [parakeratosis in an organic pig fattening unit.] In: Heß, J and Rahmann, G (Eds.) Ende der Nische, Beiträge zur 8. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, kassel university press GmbH, Kassel.

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Summary

Due to the supplementation of zinc to their diets, Parakeratosis is rarely found in pigs. On an organic farm in Austria a farmer altered the pig’s fattening diet and omitted mineral supplementation from the diets. Three weeks later skin alterations were seen. After the administration of tetracyclin and Ivomec-premix by a veterinarian the skin abnormalities failed to improve and the pig’s feed intake decreased markedly. The veterinarian diagnosed parakeratosis. After administration of zincoxid feed intake increased. 6-8 weeks after treatment the pig`s skin alterations disappeared and health was restored.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:parakeratosis, pig, trace minerals, zinc deficiency Parakeratose, Schwein, Mineralstoffversorgung, Zinkmangel
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2005: Scientific Conference on Organic Agriculture
Deposited By: Hagmüller, Dr. Werner
ID Code:3579
Deposited On:05 Mar 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:29
Document Language:German/Deutsch
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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