First Few Hours after Birth Determine Piglet Survival

Recent research at the Danish Centre for Agriculture and Food (DCA) at Aarhus University on hypothermia in newborn piglets reveals that there are large differences in how effectively individual piglets recover from a drop in body temperature after birth. A number of ways were investigated to assess body temperature without handling the piglets.
calendar icon 17 October 2013
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