piglet

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piglet

baby pig from birth to conventional weaning age, usually 8 weeks. Called also erroneously suckler.

piglet anemia
see iron nutritional deficiency.
hysterectomy-derived piglet
see hypar.
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We are delighted to hear that she is not only well, but that she has had a healthy litter of piglets.
One very good sign that your piglets are on their way is that the sow starts nesting.
PEDv is estimated to have killed at least 8 million piglets since it was first identified in the United States last year.
On the other hand, when piglets are born, most of their myelin production has already taken place, he adds.
Moisyadi also confirmed that the piglets will not be affected by the fluorescent genetic material and will live as long as the normal piglets live.
To determine the virulence of the PEDV isolates, we experimentally infected fifteen 4-day-old Duroc crossbred piglets with the YS and ZB isolates.
a worldwide supplier of swine genetics, today released groundbreaking research showing the impact of individual piglet birth weight on profit margin.
NEW ARRIVALS: Hatton Adventure Farm manager Richard Craddock with Whitney's newborn Berkshire piglets
He added: "We've had 14 piglets from one pig before but this is as many as we've had in one week.
The work was carried out in piglets, as they are valuable translational models for humans since they share many aspects of physiology, metabolism, genetics and immunity.
The work was carried out in piglets as they are valuable translational models for humans since they share many aspects of physiology, metabolism, genetics and immunity.