WHEN it comes to anaesthesia, pigs are one of the most difficult animals to deal with, owing in particular to the huge variation in bodyweight among individuals and breeds, their reluctance to being handled and complications in drug administration. This article provides practical pointers on how to sedate and anaesthetise pigs to allow minor surgical procedures to be carried out, and describes the options available, in terms of drugs and techniques. Monitoring of animals is important in all cases.
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