Umbilical Hernia
in pigs

Umbilical hernias are most generally caused by an infection in the belly button. The risk of infection is especially high in the first 24 hours of life, due to the open umbilical cord after birth.

The costs of Umbilical Hernia

0.4 > 6.7%

Prevalence

50%

Loss of market value

$2.73 pp

Average loss per pig (pp)

Prevention is key

Learn about measures you can take that make impact

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A dry living environment helps prevent umbilical hernia

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A dry living environment helps prevent umbilical hernia

What you will find in this download

In this one pager you will find information on Umbilical Hernia

and on hygiene measures you can take to prevent it.

Key topics in this one page summary:

  • How to recognize umbilical hernia
  • measures to prevent umbilicial hernia
  • How to create a clean living environment
  • How MS DryCare contributes to a clean living environment

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