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Table 3 Post-mortem variables evaluated in piglets that died spontaneously or have been killed during the study period

From: Killing underweighted low viable newborn piglets: Which health parameters are appropriate to make a decision?

Variables Outcome
Date of death Study day
Death Spontaneous
Killed
Cause of death/reason for killing Crushing
Starvation
Weak/non-viable
Infection
Laceration/anomaly
Other
Stomach milk content Yes/no
Body weight at killing/when found dead Kilogram