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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Another way of avoiding stress among piglets is to allow them to mingle with one another as early as one week from birth.
Early spring piglets have a much better sale market when selling privately.
Piglets had free access to feed and water throughout the experimental period (21 to 35 days of age).
The piglets were given a six-month pardon from execution after firefighters saved them from the blaze in the Milton Lilbourne village.
The viral RNA was detected in all samples (serum, tonsils, lung, liver, spleen, and central nervous system material) of CT-affected piglets and their littermates from the farm.
From day 16 to day 18, piglets were fed with 9% crude fat feeds in the morning (06:00 to 08:00) and were moved to the behavior observation pen at 18:00 for a one hour observation period before being returned to their home pen.
During the time a sow is nursing the piglets, it is best, at least for the beginner, to keep the sow and piglets on commercial feed in order that you ensure they get the appropriate protein and balance of minerals they need.
YE is a vegetable protein source derived from yeast cell contents and rich in glutamate and nucleotides, which offer important nutritional implications and has a beneficial impact on growth of piglets (Gallois et al, 2009).
Many of the piglets were hesitant at first, but eventually all 14 of them took to the bottle and survived.
The piglet package costs P15,000 each and is distributed to 15 recipients, while 10 beneficiaries received egg machines each costing around P40,000 per package.
Many of the Piglets customers have never been to the pub before but after a visit to the coffee shop, decide to return to the Boars Head for an evening meal and vice versa with regulars who now use the coffee shop.