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Vol. 9, Issue 1, Part Q (2024)

Pre weaning piglets mortality and associated factors in adopted pig management practices under Dhalai district of Tripura, India

Author(s): Supradip Das and Jhutan Ghosh
Abstract: Piglets mortality in adopted pig rearing practices of Dhalai district of Tripura, India were identified as Crushing, starvation, weakness, diarrhoea, stillbirths, congenital deformity, predator, savaging, environmental stress, respiratory stress, unknown causes. Pre weaning mortality was 27.75% between piglets born to weaning (0 to 60 days) and 50.73% mortality occur within three days of piglets life.Crushing, starvation & weakness, diarrhoea, stillbirths was main four causes contributed about 65.2%. Congenital deformity, predator, savaging, environmental stress, respiratory stress contributed about 24.94% and unknown causes were 9.86%. Within first (1st) week of age 67.51% mortality occurs. Factor responsible for most pre weaning piglets mortality was management factor along with piglets and sow factor.
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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
How to cite this article:
Supradip Das, Jhutan Ghosh. Pre weaning piglets mortality and associated factors in adopted pig management practices under Dhalai district of Tripura, India. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2024;9(1):1221-1225. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/veterinary.2024.v9.i1q.1120
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