Identifying Cause of Death of Hogs that Perish In-transit: Pilot Project at Two Ontario Packing Plants

Slow, low stress handling and keeping hogs cool during loading and transport continue to be the most practical recommendation for reducing transport deaths. These are the conclusions of Kathy Zurbrigg and Tony van Dreumel following research reported in the Prairie Swine Centre Annual Report for 2012-2013.
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