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Unformatted text preview: (2) 1cc of Injectible Iron (born with anemia) (3) Remove needle teeth (very sharp) (4) Dock the tail (becomes a chew toy) (5) Notch the ears (identification) Weaning take mom away from the babies-do not feed mom for 1 day-we want to dry her up Pecking order – the bigger the pig, he’s the boss! Slaughter = 220 lbs. (age doesn’t matter) PSE Pale Soft Overall term for bad meat (caused by stress) Exidated Diseases to test for: o Brucellosis o CSF – Classical Swine Fever o ASF – African Swine Fever o Pseudorabies Monogastric Omnivorous Animal Interesting fact: Why do pigs roll in the mud? • too cool off...
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- Fall '06
- Wild boar, Domestic pig, Omnivore, entire cycle Estrus, standing heat Pigs