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Animal Industry Report

Extension Number

ASL R2346

Topic

Swine

Summary and Implications

The objective of this study was to identify weather and transportation factors that increased the incidence of fatigued, injured, and deceased pigs per trailer load. A total of 14 variables including temperature-humidity index, density of trailer, and week of transport accounted for variation in percentage of defects per trailer.

Copyright Holder

Iowa State University

Language

en

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