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    Analyzing Sow Mortality Using Big Data

    Sow mortality in North America has increased over the past several years as established in numerous publications.  PigCHAMP takes a look at issues related to Sow Mortality in North America between 2015 and 2017 using the PigCHAMP Knowledge Center Database across over 600,000 sows. 

    The presentation given by Dr. Tom Gillespie, DVM, DABVP, Performance Health PC, illustrates and captures key points to further help the swine industry by focusing on specific aspects, i.e. period in the reproductive life of the sow, potential reasons for death, parity comparison, and other key indicators.

    Presented by Dr. Tom Gillespie, DVM, DABVP at the 2019 AASV Conference held in Orlando, Florida.