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- Sandercock, D.A.; Smith, S.H.; Di Giminiani, P.; Edwards, S.A.
- Journal of comparative pathology 2016 v.155 no.1 pp. 40-49
- stumps, etc ; amputation; axons; females; granulation tissue; histopathology; industry; inflammation; iron; nerve tissue; pain; peripheral nerves; piglets; resection; tail; tail docking; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Tail docking of neonatal pigs is widely used as a measure to reduce the incidence of tail biting, a complex management problem in the pig industry. Concerns exist over the long-term consequences of tail docking for possible tail stump pain sensitivity due to the development of traumatic neuromas in injured peripheral nerves. Tail stumps were obtained post mortem from four female pigs at each of 1, ...
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