Porcine Health Management

Chosen Topics:

Parasitology and Parasite Diseases

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Associations between Ascaris suum infections and management practices

Ascaris suum infections remain an important threat to the pig industry. A number of studies have been done in the last years regarding diagnosis, treatment and control. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of A. suum in Belgium and to identify associations with farm management practices.
Type
Abstract
Year
2016
Topic
Parasitology and Parasite Diseases

PAPULAR DERMATITIS IN PIGS CAUSED BY MIDGE BITES IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Reports of biting midges are rare in the literature. The importance of parasitic
arthropods to pig production depends of the geographical location and the
production system used. The direct economic impact of biting midges on pig
production has not been studied
Type
Abstract
Year
2014
Topic
Parasitology and Parasite Diseases