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Pig Health & Disease / PEDV / Piglets
on December 13, 2016

6 major piglet diarrhea causes and their management

There are a variety of causes of piglet diarrhea; understanding the factors involved will help producers control it.

Suckling piglet diarrhea is the most common condition affecting swine, often resulting in high mortality and serious economic losses. Morbidity due to mild and chronic piglet diarrhea is an economic concern because of piglet weight loss and the risk of permanent intestinal damage. An old rule of thumb from research…

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