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- Mota-Rojas, Daniel; Martínez-Burnes, Julio; Trujillo-Ortega, Maria Elena; Alonso-Spilsbury, Ma. Lourdes; Ramírez-Necoechea, Ramiro; López, Alfonso
- American journal of veterinary research 2002 v.63 no.11 pp. 1571-1574
- umbilical cord, etc ; death; distress; farrowing; heart rate; hypoxia; neonatal mortality; oxytocin; piglets; sodium chloride; sows; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... Objective-To evaluate the effect of 2 oxytocin products administered to sows at the onset of fetal expulsion on the integrity of umbilical cords, meconium staining, and piglet mortality. Animals-2099 neonatal pigs. Procedure-180 parturient sows were randomly assigned to 3 stratified groups of 60 sows each. Two groups of sows were injected IM at the onset of fetal expulsion with 1 of 2 oxytocin com ...