Swine Additional facts
Swine <ul><li>Have very sensitive skin </li></ul><ul><li>Sunburn easily </li></ul><ul><li>Internal organs and skin close r...
Swine <ul><li>Used in research to simulate human reactions/responses </li></ul><ul><li>Skin used for skin graphs on people...
Swine <ul><li>Can become very aggressive if they feel threatened or have young </li></ul><ul><li>Biggest threat is their t...
Swine <ul><li>Having their litter of pigs is called farrowing </li></ul><ul><li>Piglets will have their teeth (tusks) nipp...
Swine <ul><li>Identification is usually done by ear notching </li></ul><ul><li>Right ear – litter number </li></ul><ul><li...
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Swine

  1. 1. Swine Additional facts
  2. 2. Swine <ul><li>Have very sensitive skin </li></ul><ul><li>Sunburn easily </li></ul><ul><li>Internal organs and skin close resemblance to human </li></ul>
  3. 3. Swine <ul><li>Used in research to simulate human reactions/responses </li></ul><ul><li>Skin used for skin graphs on people </li></ul><ul><li>Have 1 ¼ inch fat layer under skin </li></ul>
  4. 4. Swine <ul><li>Can become very aggressive if they feel threatened or have young </li></ul><ul><li>Biggest threat is their teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Nose is very sensitive and can smell their favorite delicacy, earthworms, underground and root up </li></ul>
  5. 5. Swine <ul><li>Having their litter of pigs is called farrowing </li></ul><ul><li>Piglets will have their teeth (tusks) nipped to keep then from becoming razor sharp </li></ul><ul><li>Piglets usually have their tails docked or the other piglets may bite them off </li></ul>
  6. 6. Swine <ul><li>Identification is usually done by ear notching </li></ul><ul><li>Right ear – litter number </li></ul><ul><li>Left ear – pig number </li></ul>
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