Factors affecting pre-weaning piglet mortality: Part 2

Generally, it’s difficult to attribute a single cause to preweaning mortality (PWM). Various predisposing causes and their complex interactions lead to PWM (Figure 1). These predisposing factors can be broadly classified into (A) Sow factors (B) Piglet factors and (C) Environmental factors.
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© Figure 1: Predisposing factors of piglet pre-weaning mortality (Adopted from Edwards and Baxter, 2015)

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Dinesh Thekkoot

Genesus Genetics
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