Stress Measures in Tail-biters and Bitten Pigs in a Matched Case-control Study

A new Scandinavian study shows that tail-bitten pigs suffer a combination of chronic stress, pathology and suppressed triiodothyronine hormone secretion, while unaffected pigs in the same pens appear to develop better coping mechanisms than the tail-biters and the victims.
calendar icon 7 August 2013
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