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 13-Apr-2018
The weaner pig on the left is pale when compared with a normal weaner on the right. These pale pigs are slow growing. What is the cause of the problem in this case?
Week of 06-Apr-2018
These piglets are stunt with distended abdomens. The perineal area in these pigs is abnormal at inspection. What is the cause of this condition?
Week of 29-Mar-2018
This pregnant sow is constantly biting the bar above the feeder. What is the most likely cause of this condition?
Week of 22-Mar-2018
This sow has large brown scales on the skin over the back. What is the cause of this condition?
Week of 16-Mar-2018
This gilt is pale and has a bloody diarrhoea. What is the cause of this condition?
Week of 09-Mar-2018
Multiple lung abscessation (Pyaemia) is detected when doing a post-mortem in a finishing pig. What is the cause of this lesion?
Week of 02-Mar-2018
There is an increase of regular and irregular returns in the breeding herd accompanied by abortions, stillborns and mummified piglets. All parities are affected. What is the cause of abortion in this picture?
Week of 23-Feb-2018
Sudden death in 6 – 8 weeks old weaner pigs. Carcasses are pale. There is haemorrhagic abdominal fluid with clotted blood strands and hepatic rupture. Excess of fluid in the thorax. Heart and muscles are pale. What is the most likely cause?