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Porcine intestinal adenomatosis and its detection in a closed pig herd
  1. L Roberts,
  2. GH Lawson,
  3. AC Rowland and
  4. AH Laing


The weight gains of pigs in a hysterectomy-derived herd were evaluated using the cumulative sum technique. Representative animals growing poorly were selected by this method and a high proportion were found to be affected with porcine intestinal adenomatosis. Some possible effects of the condition on production in the herd were evaluated from these findings.

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