Essays about: "pigs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 322 essays containing the word pigs.

  1. 1. “A sickness that could kill a dozen pigs in a single day”: An ecocritical approach to Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Alexander Sloots; [2021]
    Keywords : Kazuo Ishiguro; The Buried Giant; Ecocriticism; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This essay will analyze Kazuo Ishiguro’s fantasy (or anti-fantasy) novel The Buried Giant (2016) from an ecocritical approach, with the aspiration to commence an ecocritical dialogue regarding the novel, which, at the time writing this, is non-existent. The first part of the analysis examines the portrayal of nature in The Buried Giant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Occurrence of antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pigs in smallholder farms in Lira, Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Lisa Dahlin; [2020]
    Keywords : antibiotic resistance; Uganda; Staphylococcus aureus; MRSA; pigs; swine;

    Abstract : According to the United Nations (World Health Organization in particular) and the European Union, antibiotic resistance has become an enormous public health issue. Both veterinary and human medicine, and thus animal and human welfare, are at stake. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a well-known variant of the common bacterium S. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resistant E. coli isolated from smallholder pig farms in Lira, Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Kristin Selling; [2020]
    Keywords : Escherichia coli; E. coli; antibiotic resistance; Pig; Swine; Uganda; Africa;

    Abstract : Uganda is an East African country with a fast-growing population and has one of the world’s lowest gross domestic product per capita. Most of the population live in rural areas and agriculture is the country’s most important source of income. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behaviour and hygiene of finishing pigs housed in ‘Moving floor’ pens : a comparative study

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Johanna Viklund; [2020]
    Keywords : Moving floor; finishing pigs; behaviour; hygiene; resting;

    Abstract : Moving floor AB are developing self-cleaning cubicles for pigs and calves. There are however no present published reports on the effects on pigs’ behaviour in this system. The aims of this study were to see how workload, pig behaviour, pen and pig hygiene, and resting are influenced by this design and if it will change over time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Betydelsen av övernattning på slakteri för förekomsten av slaktskador hos gris och nötkreatur

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Anna Emlén; [2020]
    Keywords : gris; nötkreatur; slakteri; övernattning; skada; trauma;

    Abstract : Varje år slaktas cirka 2,5 miljoner grisar och 420 000 nötkreatur i Sverige. Av dessa uppskattas ca 44 % övernatta på slakteri. Att skickas till slakt innebär mycket stress för djuren och slakterimiljön är inte optimal för djurens välfärd eftersom den innehåller för djuren obekanta lukter, ljud och individer. READ MORE