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Pigs health & welfare collection

Code: 91660
This is the Pigs health & welfare collection. This collection includes 12 chapters that review advances in understanding diseases affecting pigs and how they can be better controlled.

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A selection of chapters in this collection:
Changing patterns of disease affecting pigs: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) and Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED): Carla Correia-Gomes, Scotland’s Rural College, UK
Defining and ensuring animal welfare in pig production: an overview: Paul H. Hemsworth, University of Melbourne, Australia
Disease identification and management on the pig farm: Dominiek Maes, Jeroen Dewulf, Filip Boyen and Freddy Haesebrouck, Ghent University, Belgium
Diseases affecting pigs: an overview of common bacterial, viral and parasitic pathogens of pigs: Alejandro Ramirez, Iowa State University, USA
Humane slaughter techniques for pigs: Susanne Støier, Leif Lykke and Lars O. Blaabjerg, Danish Meat Research Institute – Danish Technological Institute, Denmark
Influence of gut microbiome on developing immune and metabolic systems in the young pig: Mick Bailey, Emily Porter and Ore Francis, University of Bristol, UK
Pasture systems for pigs: Silvana Pietrosemoli and James T. Green, North Carolina State University, USA
Transport and lairage of pigs: Jennifer M. Young, North Dakota State University, USA
Understanding pig behaviour: Simon P. Turner and Richard B. D’Eath, Scotland’s Rural College, UK
Welfare of gilts and pregnant sows: Sandra Edwards, University of Newcastle, UK
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