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Swine Production
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Wednesday, April 25

Leave CVM at 7:30 am for MAE Farm (A farrow-to-finish swine farm) in Louisburg. Interview owner/operator Mike Jones and collect fecal samples from sows, weaned piglets and finishing pigs on pasture. Observe for signs of lice / mite infection and fly problems.

Return to CVM teaching lab to analyze samples using McMasters and Centrifugation Technique Discuss results.

*** For bio-security of the host farm --- Please do not visit any swine farms over the weekend ***

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