Presumed causes of ear necrosis are many and generally speculative; indeed, there are many risk factors associated with ear necrosis including trauma from pen mates or the environment, overcrowding, commingling, high humidity, limited feeder or water space, misformulated rations, mycotoxins, viral diseases, or bacteria.
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Single animal treatment or batch medication? in any case, the treatment and choice of medication should be done based on resistance testing.
Enric Marco sums up the essential points to control post-weaning diarrhoea in our farm.
This article lists the critical points that must be considered for a successful post-cervical insemination in sows.
Neonatal mortality does not only depend on the design of the farrowing crate, but also on genetic and management factors, as well as litter size, especially with the increased use of hyper-prolific dam lines.
Weaning triggers a series of changes leading to the decrease of feed intake and the deterioration of the intestinal architecture which finally results in infection, diarrhoea and low performance.