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Cover for Lameness problems in pigs.

This chapter discusses the causes, key features and treatment of lameness in pigs. Focus is given on foot and mouth disease, septic laminitis (Escherichia coli and other bacteria), arthritis (Mycoplasma hyosynoviae), joint ill (E. coli, staphylococci or streptococci), post-weaning joint...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Coughing in pigs.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, key features and treatment of coughing in pigs. Focus is given on enzootic pneumonia (Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae), diffuse pneumonia (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus), pneumonia and lymph node damage (porcine circovirus-2), swine flu or...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sneezing and nasal discharges in pigs.

This chapter discusses the causes and treatment of sneezing and nasal discharges in pigs. Focus is given on swine flu or orthomyxovirus influenza, inclusion body rhinitis (cytomegalovirus), foot and mouth disease, progressive atrophic rhinitis (Pasteurella multocida type D and Bordetella...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diarrhoea in pigs after weaning.

This chapter covers the causes, clinical signs and treatment of diarrhoea in pigs after weaning. Focus is given on swine dysentery (Brachyspira hyodysenteriae), ileitis (Lawsonia intracellularis), salmonellosis (Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Derby), porcine circovirus-2 infection,...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Baby piglet problems.

This chapter discusses the common newborn piglet problems encountered in farms. Focus is given to death due to crushing by the sow, diarrhoea due to rotavirus infection, neonatal colibacillosis (enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli), bloody diarrhoea and death due to Clostridium infection, carbon...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Deaths of pigs in the nursery area.

This chapter discusses the possible causes, features and treatment of deaths occurring in pigs in the nursery area. Focus is given on respiratory disease and mortality due to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection, mulberry heart disease (deficiency in vitamin E and...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Pig disease identification and diagnosis guide.

This book is comprised of 11 parts covering the most common diseases in pigs. It is aimed at pig farm managers and workers, pig industry personnel, veterinarians and veterinary students. Focus is given on the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of the diseases covered. Topics discussed include...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book