Week of 06-Jun-2019

The aspect of the lesion is more characteristic of a:

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A rounded whitish mass is seen in the kidney, that upon sectioning has a lardaceous appearance. It is an embryonic tumour called nephroblastoma. It is the most common primary renal tumour in pigs. They are normally unilateral, but they can sometimes be bilateral, and in some cases can metastasise to other organs like the lung and the liver.

We must make a differential diagnosis with abscesses, cysts and other tumours, such as lymphomas.

Week of 20-Sep-2019

This suppuration was observed in the spinal column during the post-mortem slaughterhouse inspection of a pig carcass. What is it?

Week of 13-Sep-2019

Pictured on the left is an uninjured tail from a finishing hog, and on the right side a tail that suffered tail biting. What is the most common cause of this problem?

Week of 30-Aug-2019

Does the presence of this type of lesion always imply a disease problem?

Week of 23-Aug-2019

In a pen of growing pigs that had stopped eating, this kind of feces are seen on the floor, what could be the cause?

Week of 16-Aug-2019

This pig has an anomaly on its foot. Do you know what it is?

Week of 09-Aug-2019

In the slaughterhouse inflammation of the parietal and visceral face of the pericardium was found in a finishing hog. What is the name of this lesion?

Week of 01-Aug-2019

Litters that are 3 days old show vomiting and diarrhea that lasts two or three days, what could be the cause?

Week of 26-Jul-2019

In a pen where fattening pigs stopped eating with loss of body condition, the perianal area is dirty. What can be the cause?

Week of 19-Jul-2019

What could be the cause of this lesion?