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CAB Reviews

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The objective of this paper is to review causes of lameness lesions, lameness detection methods, factors affecting lameness, the association between lameness and other economically important swine production traits, and treatment for lameness in swine breeding herds. Lameness in sows is an...

Author(s)
Supakorn, C.; Stock, J. D.; Garay, E.; Johnson, A. K.; Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 023, pp 1-14

Poor sow longevity in commercial pork production systems can lead to economic inefficiency and animal well being concerns. The quest by commercial pork producers to provide consumers with lean pork and improve production efficiency through increasing kilograms of lean sold per sow per year and...

Author(s)
Stalder, K. J.; Knauer, M.; Baas, T. J.; Rothschild, M. F.; Mabry, J. W.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 2004, 25, 2, pp 53N-74N