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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While pigs can acclimate to a cold air temperature, the biggest concern with a cold chill is that resident microorganisms will become more of a problem when the piglet experiences the cold.
Piglets had free access to feed and water throughout the experimental period (21 to 35 days of age).
After inoculating SK-6 cells with serum samples of affected piglets, we detected the amplification of this unknown pestivirus using RT-PCR.
The body weight of each piglet was measured at day 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29.
The use of nucleotides, vitamins and functional amino acids to enhance the structure of the small intestine and circulating measures of immune function in the post-weaned piglet.
At least one caller asked that the shelter not let the piglet go to slaughter.
2006) although there are reports that the nursing time of the piglets decreases due to the piglet socialization (Pederson et al.
Also, the amounts of several phospholipids in myelin were increased by creatine treatment, particularly in the brain stem, suggesting that improved myelination may contribute to the ability of the piglet to avoid the sow when necessary.
Iggle Piggle, the Kune Kune piglet, that has been adopted by a flock of lambs after its mother discarded her from a litter at Cantref Farm, Brecon
His owner, Len Lucero, thought the only option was to have him put down, but then he realised the little piglet could live a full life with proper care.