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

    20-Sep-2010 (8 years 2 months 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