Management of ear hematomas in pigs

Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Janet Sunstrum, DVM; Karen Richardson

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This study compared two treatment options to manage ear hematomas and measured impact of hematomas on growth rate. Incised ears were more likely to become infected than those not incised but did not differ in time to resolution of the hematoma. Pigs with hematomas grew slower than those without hematomas.

Keywords: ear, aural, hematoma, treatment

RIS citationCite as: Dewey C, Sunstrum J, Richardson K. Management of ear hematomas in pigs. J Swine Health Prod 2018;26(3):137-141.

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