Profitable pig farming through management of heat stress


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  • N H Mohan ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati, Assam 781 131
  • Prajwalita Pathak ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati, Assam 781 131
  • Misha Madhavan M ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati, Assam 781 131

Abstract

Thermal stress in pigs, especially during hot summer seasons, can severely impact profitability of pig farming. Some of the key measures to alleviate stress on animal will include adopting optimal management options including housing, modified managemental practices, genetic selection of animals with increase stress tolerance, improved biosecurity for prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases and development of alternate feed resources.

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2021-10-08

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2021-10-08

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Mohan, N. H., Pathak, P., & M, M. M. (2021). Profitable pig farming through management of heat stress. Indian Farming, 71(7). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IndFarm/article/view/116632