Week of 13-Apr-2017
What does this person do?
He tries to save a newborn piglet. Many of the piglets that are born dead, are actually born with a beating heart. The first step to save those piglets is to remove the mucus that obstructs the airways and apply a heart massage. In this case the massage is done by lightly stamping with the foot in a rhythmic way (like touching the bass drum) on the chest.
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?
Week of 02-Jun-2017
The following lesion is occasionally seen on the placenta following a normal full term farrowing. What is it and what is its significance?
Week of 26-May-2017
In this confinement stall the slat level is below the passageway and the rear door is tight to the floor. Which of the following comments is true