Week of 07-Apr-2017
Mesenteric lymph nodes enlargement are more likely consistent with:
Mesenteric lymph nodes appear diffusely hyperemic and edematous; whitish, raised nodules scattered within the tissue correspond to hyperplastic follicles. Mesenteric and intestinal veins are prominent due to passive congestion. Intestine appears to be flaccide, without gas content. Gross features are consistent with sub-acute mesenteric hyperplastic lymphadenopathy.
The lesions were found in a growing pig that came from a site 2 farm where there were differences in pig growth were observed as well as lack of uniformity (backs of different heights). Some pigs had very pale skin. PCV2 was diagnosed and the vaccination protocol at that time was only implemented in the sows.
Week of 19-Jan-2018
Some pigs have swollen ears and walk with their heads tilted to one side. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 12-Jan-2018
There is scour, ill thrift and high mortality during the first 4 weeks post-weaning. All post-mortemed pigs had the same gross lesions, as the one seen in the picture. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 05-Jan-2018
Small intestine opened during a routine check in the slaughterhouse: what can we see?
Week of 29-Dec-2017
This pig has a mass protruding from behing. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 22-Dec-2017
Sucking pigs develop swollen joint in the legs from 3 weeks of age. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 15-Dec-2017
There is an outbreak of sudden deaths, inappetence, high fever and cough in pigs from 10 weeks old to slaughter. Inspection of the lungs in the post-mortemed pigs detects necrotising pneumonia in the diaphragmatic lobe and pleurisy. What is the cause?
Week of 08-Dec-2017
There is an increase in subcutaneous haemorrhages and bruises in the skin of piglets from 7 days of age, after being born normal. Mortality was high after few days of developing the clinical signs. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?
Week of 01-Dec-2017
Piglets are born with a swollen and reddish vulva. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?