Myoclonia congenita (trembling piglets)

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dc.contributor.author Leipold, H.W.
dc.contributor.author Scarsi, R.
dc.contributor.author Schoneweis, D.
dc.contributor.author Milleret, R.
dc.contributor.author Phillips, R.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-06T18:39:54Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-06T18:39:54Z
dc.date.issued 2010-05-06T18:39:54Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/3932
dc.description.abstract An epidemiologic survey was conducted on ten swine farms in Kansas and two in Nebraska (1878 piglets in 251 litters) to determine the incidence, clinical signs, and cause of myoclonia corrgenita. The percentage of litters with myoclonia congenita was 37.45%, ranging from 4.35% to 100%. Morbidity rate was 37.5%, which is lower than rates in previous surveys in the United States. Mortality rate in all pigs was 17.73% while the fatality rate of affected pigs was 47.2%. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1978 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 79-105-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 342 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Myoclonia congenita en_US
dc.subject Trembling piglets en_US
dc.title Myoclonia congenita (trembling piglets) en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1978 en_US
dc.citation.spage 40 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 9, 1978 en_US

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