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    Tail biting induces a strong acute phase response and tail-end inflammation in finishing pigs

    20-Sep-2010 (8 years 26 days ago)
    The extent of inflammation associated with tail biting in finishing pigs was evaluated. Tail histopathology, carcass condemnation and the concentration of three acute phase proteins (APPs), C-reactive protein (CRP), serum amyloid-A (SAA) and haptoglobin (Hp), were examined in 12 tail-bitten and 13 control pigs.
    Tail biting induces a strong acute phase response and tail-end inflamm