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- Holyoake, PK; Thompson, A
- Australian veterinary journal 2017 v.95 no.12 pp. 483-485
- piglets, etc ; Actinobacillus; Bacilli; abortion (animals); bacteria; case studies; farms; farrowing; fetus; histology; placenta; pregnancy; risk factors; sows; staining; stomach; Victoria (Australia); Show all 17 Subjects
- ... CASE REPORT: This report describes an investigation into the cause of abortions on a commercial pig farm in Victoria in October 2015 in which six sows aborted over a 2‐month period. Four of the abortions occurred in the 3 weeks prior to the sows’ anticipated farrowing dates and the other two occurred in the second trimester of pregnancy. An analysis of farm data showed that the abortion rate in th ...