Poisons

calendar icon 29 November 2018
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Poisoning by a variety of agents is not uncommon in pigs today, though it is the smaller, less intensive herds that observe this most frequently. Many substances if taken at excessive levels can become toxic and cause illness in the herd.

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Emily Houghton

Editor, The Pig Site

Emily Houghton is a Zoology graduate from Cardiff University and was the editor of The Pig Site from October 2017 to May 2020. Emily has worked in livestock husbandry, and has written, conducted and assisted with research projects regarding the synthesis of welfare and productivity of free-range food species.

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