Comparison of Pig Restraint, Sampling Methods and Analysis on Blood Lactate Concentration

A short restraint duration using the sorting board method appeared to be less stressful than snout snaring for blood sampling, according to new research presented at the 2012 Kansas State University Swine Industry Day. Regardless of the restraint and sampling methods, duration of restraint should be kept to a minimum for the well-being of the animal, the researchers added.
calendar icon 27 February 2013
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By: Banrie
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