Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, Vol 68, No 3 (2003)

The Effect of Atrophic Rhinitis (AR) on the Weight-gain of Swine

Tamás DONKÓ, Melinda KOVÁCS, Tibor MAGYAR

Pages: 161-164


Atrophic rhinitis (AR) is an infectious disease of swine. Besides the most characteristic clinical symptom, nasal turbinate atrophy, it is presumed to result retarded growth rate as well. The present paper gives a brief overview of the scientific literature concerning the correlation between AR and weightgain. Pointing out some of the possible reasons of contradictory results on the topic is also attempted.


swine; atrophic rhinitis; weight-gain

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