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Pig Diseases - Clinical Exam - Post Mortem Exam

Post mortem basics for stockpeople

  The following illustrates the basic procedure for a postmortem examination of a pig. The procedure describes assumes the veterinarian to be right handed. Normally, however, in the pig it is also vital that the health of the herd (remaining pigs) is determined. The production diseases/conditions to be noted are highlighted in red. (Click here for an overview of all steps and here with video

1. It may be necessary to euthanize the pig prior to the postmortem examination. See captive bolt.