Weaning is a critical event in the pig’s life. It is a very important and stressful transition that, if not handled properly, can be responsible for the occurrence of diarrhoea and/or poorly adapted piglets.
Nuria LLanes Baró
Ivars Cooperative. Spain
Ivars d’Urgell Cooperative
Feed production department. Responsible for nutrition. (2000- )
Industrial Veterinaria, S.A.
Control quality department (1997-1997)
Graduated in Veterinary Studies. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (1994-1999)
Masters in Swine Production. Aberdeen University (1999-2000)
Intensive Nutrition Training. Kansas State University (August- December 2002)
International Grain Program. Kansas State University (August- December 2002)
Updated CV 08-Jun-2013
The aim is to avoid dehydration during the first days after weaning to improve feed intake.
Quick and simple system for identifying if we have an excessive yeast proliferation.
This case describes an acute outbreak of gastric ulcers in pigs of 30-40 kg live weight that affected 38 farms throughout a year and that presented mortalities from a 5% up to a 40% depending on the severity of the cases.