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Pig Health & Disease / Piglets / Industry News & Trends / Weaning & Farrowing
on July 18, 2017

Virus causing 'shaking piglets' syndrome identified

The syndrome that leads to a heavy losses among infected litters.

Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine (Vetmeduni) in Vienna, Austria, have discovered a new pig virus as the cause of “shaking piglets” or congenital tremor, a syndrome that leads to a heavy losses among infected litters. This discovery can be used to identify problem herds, and to the prospect…

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