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on November 15, 2017

What you should know about gastric ulcers in pigs

A common problem in growing pigs, producers can make nutritional and management changes to reduce the incidence of gastric ulcers.

There are several reasons why pigs develop ulcers. These may be related to stress, management, disease or nutrition and may occur in some genotypes more than others. Diagnosis is carried out by monitoring symptoms and may occur following post mortem analysis or observation at the slaughterhouse.

The region most…

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