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on June 17, 2010

Book illustrates sow lameness

Explains causes and effects

Zimpro Animal Nutrition’s Feed First team has released a new book that examines the causes and effects of sow lameness for those in the industry. The book, “An Introduction to Sow Lameness, Claw Lesions and Pathogenesis Theories,” was authored by several members of the group, formed several years ago to identify and prevent lameness in pigs. The book discusses ways to reduce lameness in commercial swine operations through lesion assessment, nutrition, gilt selection and corrections like trimming.
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