A retrospective study of respiratory disease in a cohort of bacon pigs. I. Clinico-epidemiological analyses.

@article{Willeberg1978ARS,
  title={A retrospective study of respiratory disease in a cohort of bacon pigs. I. Clinico-epidemiological analyses.},
  author={Preben Willeberg and M A Gerbola and John L. Brown and Michael Mandrup and Erland Kolding Nielsen and Hans P. Riemann and Ole Aalund},
  journal={Nordisk veterinaermedicin},
  year={1978},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={
          513-25
        }
}
Previous studies of respiratory disease problems in pig herds have to a large extent relied on mortality data and slaughterhouse findings. The present report deals with simultaneously recorded clinical data and post mortem information for individual pigs from a large herd. Among other things, the results suggest that the commonly applied treatments of clinical cases have limited effect, that routine meat inspection is a fairly sensitive tool in monitoring the disease status, that productivity… CONTINUE READING

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