Week of 07-Apr-2017

Mesenteric lymph nodes enlargement are more likely consistent with:

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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 17-Nov-2017

This is a pig with a swollen abdomen. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?

Week of 10-Nov-2017

After an increase of sudden deaths in growing and finishing pigs, lesions like this are detected. What is the most likely cause?

Week of 03-Nov-2017

There is an increase of ill thrift and laboured abdominal breathing in the weaners. There is poor response to antimicrobial treatment. Mortality ranges from 4 to 30%. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?

Week of 27-Oct-2017

This is a newly born piglet that cannot stand on its feet for walking. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?

Week of 20-Oct-2017

There is scour, ill thrift and high mortality during the first 8 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 13-Oct-2017

The unit has an increase of coughing and poor growth rates. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?

Week of 06-Oct-2017

There is an increase of ill thrift and laboured abdominal breathing in the weaners. There were poor response to antimicrobial treatment. Mortality ranges from 6 to 15%. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?

Week of 29-Sep-2017

Which disease could cause this type of lesion?

Week of 22-Sep-2017

What is the likely cause of this lesion seen in >10% of lungs in slaughter pigs each week from a breeder feeder farm?