Effect of Ibuprofen Administration on Postural Changes in Post-Parturient Sows

dc.contributor.author Lay, D.
dc.contributor.author Haussmann, M.
dc.date 2018-02-13T00:08:37.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-02T07:01:00Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-02T07:01:00Z
dc.date.copyright Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2000
dc.date.embargo 2012-08-17
dc.date.issued 2000-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Loss of piglets due to crushing is an unnecessary loss that creates both a financial and welfare concern for the swine industry. Sows in the wild lie more quietly after farrowing compared with sows in farrowing crates. The restless behavior of the sow in a farrowing crate increases the chances that she will crush her offspring. Data collected during this study indicate that the discomfort a sow feels associated with lying on a hard surface after farrowing can not be relieved with ibuprofen. This discomfort causes her to change positions more frequently, increasing the chances that she will crush her piglets. Emphasis needs to focus on allowing the post-parturient sow to rest quietly if a decrease in piglet crushing is to be realized.</p>
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/91225
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dc.relation.ispartofseries Animal Science Research Reports
dc.relation.ispartofseries ASL R1667
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Animal Sciences
dc.subject.keywords ASL R1667
dc.title Effect of Ibuprofen Administration on Postural Changes in Post-Parturient Sows
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dc.type.genre breeding_physiology
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