Porcine stress syndrome is also known as:
Porcine stress syndrome is caused by:
Homozygous recessive gene that seems to be linked to positive carcass traits - heavy musclin, high lean
Meat quality is _____ in stress-susceptible pigs.
In porcine stress syndrome, during stress OR _______, the muscles go into a sustained contraction. This produces excessive heat (hyperthermia) and lactic acidosis.
A DNA test for the defective gene in procien stress syndrome can detect susceptible and carrier pigs. True or False.
Osteochondrosis is due to a defecive ______ ossification.
Most pigs have some degree of osteochondrosis. True or False.
Clinical signs of osteochondrosis can range from asymptomatic to chronic lameness in ____ (young/adult) pigs.
Osteomalacia is a result of weaknening of the bones of the sow due to loss of _____ and _____, most often becuase of lactational demands and inadeqate intake.
Calcium and phosphorous
Iin osteomalacia, lameness or paralysis may occur ____-weaning due to pathologic fractures.
Supplemental ____ may benefit hoof health.
Ricktes is a deficiency or imbalance of ___, ____, and ____ in growing pigs.
Calcium Phoshorous, and vitamin D
Etiology of Tetanus
In tetanus, spores enter the body via _____ or other wounds.
In tetanus, _____ (anaerobic/aerobic) growth allows elaboration of toxin.
Clinical signs of tetanus include:
Muscle spasm, rigid limb extension