Swine Respiratory Disease Minimally Affects Responses of Nursery Pigs to Gas Euthanasia

New research from Iowa State University reveals that standard operating procedures for gas euthanasia do not require adjustment for nursery pigs with respiratory disease. For carbon dioxide, the minimum exposure to 70 per cent carbon dioxide concentration respiratory arrest was 10 minutes. The effective time and concentration for argon remain unknown.
calendar icon 25 June 2014
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