Water Sprinkling Market Pigs in a Stationary Trailer. 1. Effects on Pig Behaviour, Body Temperature and Trailer Micro-climate

A study at the University of Guelph indicates that sprinkling pigs in a stationary vehicle when the environmental temperature is above 23°C was effective in preventing an increase in body temperature during transportation. The treatment had no adverse effects on ammonia levels or pig behaviour during unloading.
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