My friend has been breeding for at least 15 years. Over the last three or four years she has had young and old sows and even 1 gilt that won't settle. Some of them have settled only to abort or slough off their litter in the second month. Eventually, after several breeding attempts, she's had them butchered. She requested the butcher to check the ovaries on them and all of them have had large sacks which appeared cystic.
I'm wondering why she is having this problem. She is very strict with giving the Parvo/Lepto vaccine and if I had to guess, this has affected approximately 1/4 of her herd. I was guessing Mycotoxins , but just not sure what else might be going on
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