Week of 11-Aug-2017
This 6-week-old pig has non-pruritic lesions on the skin. What can it be?
The large coalescing ringworm like lesions located in the abdomen and the fore and hind legs are compatible with Pityriasis rosea. This is a sporadic condition seen in young pigs from 3 to 16 weeks of age. It is believed to have a hereditary background.
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?
Week of 14-Jul-2017
There is a disease outbreak with sudden deaths, inappetence, high fever and difficult breathing in pigs from 15 weeks until slaughter. The slaughterhouse inspection shows lungs like those in the image. What is the most likely cause?
Week of 07-Jul-2017
There is an arthritis and skin lesion associated increase in condemnation rates at the slaughterhouse. What is the most likely cause of this problem?
Week of 30-Jun-2017
This is a 7 day old piglet that was born with this condition on the skin. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?