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Iowa State University Veterinarian: Volume 26, Issue 3

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Incidence and Etiology of Gastric Ulcers in Swine
( 1963) Prasse, Keith ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

There seems to be either an acute, sudden-death syndrome or the subclinical, asymptomatic condition seen only at the time of slaughter. Generally only one pig in a herd dies, but losses do vary from a single pig to approximately 50% death loss do occur with stress from management or environmental changes, other changes, other disease, or immunization. One slaughter house observation (representing the subclinical syndrome) reported a 53% incidence. Another similar study of 443 slaughtered hogs showed 86% abnormal cornification of stomach linings, which is an early stage of any beginning ulcer.

Alumni News
( 1963) Iowa State University Digital Repository
( 1963) Huhn, Ronald ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

This piece of prose presents in a nontechnical way the situation with which we must cope. The needs of the environment in relation to veterinary medicine are changing rapidly. This places much strain on the accommodating powers of those engaged in the profession and of those attempting to do so. I have confidence that nearly everyone concerned is capable of meeting and even exceeding the challenges trust upon him but I believe that in all areas there are some, perhaps many, who have grown lax in their efforts, and in doing so, are jeopardizing the profession.

The Lymph Vessels of the Thoracic Limb of Swine
( 1963) Saar, L. ; Getty, R. ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

This article is the continuation of previously published papers regarding the lymph nodes of swine and their afferent and efferent lymph vessels (drainage areas). The details of the "materials and methods" have been described and discussed previously.

The Woman Veterinarian
( 1963) Iowa State University Digital Repository

There are more women veterinarians today than at any other time in the history of the veterinary medical profession, according to Dr. Marguerite Gulick, Secretary of the Women's Veterinary Medical Association.