Abstract

The chronic infection in swine induces economical losses, such as growth delay, decline in feed efficiency, concurrence of secondary infection, and an increase in the health cost by medical treatment and medication. The objects of the present study is to evaluate the possibility of genetic improvement for higher resistance against Atrophic Rhinitis (AR) and Mycoplasmal Pneumonia of swine (MPS). 

Y. Kikuchi, T. Ogawa, K. Wako, K. Suzuki, T. Shibata, H. Kadowaki, H. Shinohara, Y. Otomo, A. Nishida

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 2002. Session 13, , 13.34, 2002
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