piglet


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piglet

a young pig

Piglet

diffident little pig; tremulously courageous. [Children’s Lit.: Winnie-the-Pooh]
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SEEKING PROFESSIONAL GUIDANCEThe farmer, therefore, shifted to buying weaner piglets and rearing them to market weight.
A specific type of CT known as CT type A-II is the most common form of congenital tremor in piglets in the UK.
The piglet may have suffered from genetic abnormality as it developed inside its mother's womb, according to veterinarians.
Police actually put the piglet in the foo-well of the passenger seat of their patrol car.
'The piglets consume much of the feeds in the entire process of growing hogs,' he said.
The insufficient capacity of the uterus limits the effectiveness of reproduction and increases the disproportion between the rate of ovulation and the number of piglets born per litter.
"They thought bladder crystals were causing a blockage and that they had dislodged them but 25 minutes after we got home, Piglet was struggling again.
After the discovery on Saturday, authorities also conducted a screening of all pig farms within a three kilometer radius of where the piglet was found.
Centre manager Colin Sneddon said: "Piglet was born in our care after his mum was admitted.
Officers would appeal for anyone with information or anyone who knows the whereabouts of the piglet to get in touch as a matter of urgency by calling Cleveland Police on 101.
The parameters of farrowing indexes and averages of piglet behavior of both groups were compared and analyzed by t-test using SPSS v21.0 (P<0.05).