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Factors in the Pig that Influence the Effects of a Poison
- (563) The age of the pig.
- Its weight and size. Generally the younger the pig the more severe the effect.
- The nutritional status and feed intake.
- The health status
- The droplet size of the toxin. The smaller the size the greater the absorption.
- Sex. Gilts and sows for example are more susceptible to organophosphorus poisoning.