News: Honours projects - Kate Plush
Honours project: This project builds on our work in pigs demonstrating a positive effect of maternal caffeine supplementation on piglet survival and thermoregulation.
Honours project: Are lesions indicative of birth trauma present on still-born piglets? If so, are these lesions are also present on piglets dying from other causes.
Honours project: This study will employ corticosteroid and/or NSAID treatments to reduce stress with subsequent monitoring of farrowing performance, neonatal piglet viability, and pre-weaning growth rates.
Honours project: Investigate blood oestrogen levels of older sows and subsequent piglet growth and survival.