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 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?

Week of 15-Sep-2017

The ulcer shown is in the preputial diverticulum of an adult boar culled due to persistent haemorrhage in the ejaculate. What is the likely cause?

Week of 08-Sep-2017

This non-fatal scour is seen in piglets from 10 days of age. What is the most likely primary cause?

Week of 01-Sep-2017

Which infectious disease is the most likely cause of the haemorrhages visible on the serosal surfaces of this growing pig which was found dead?

Week of 25-Aug-2017

What is the cause of the liver lesion in this heavily pregnant sow found dead?

Week of 21-Aug-2017

Is there anything strange about any of the pigs in the photo?

Week of 11-Aug-2017

This 6-week-old pig has non-pruritic lesions on the skin. What can it be?

Week of 07-Aug-2017

What is the most likey cause of the lesion seen in a single 10 day old piglet on an outdoor pig unit in January?

Week of 31-Jul-2017

A first parity weaned sow can not hold her weight. It shows poor response to antibiotics and NSAIDS. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?