Porcine Respiratory - NAVLE Review #4

Originally posted by dailypiggie

Most common respiratory diseases of Pigs:

Piglets/ Weanlings:


  • Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Pneumonia; 3-10 wk old piglets
  • Mycoplasma hyorhinus: Pericarditis, Pleuritis, Peritonitis, Arthritis (all the -itis); 3-10 wk old piglets
  • Pasterurella multocida: Fibrinous pneumonia; seen in association with other diseases (Mycoplasma, APP, SIV)


  • Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV): Arterivirus: Focal to diffuse interstitial pneumonia, can progress to bronchopneumonia. 
  • Psudorabies (Herpesvirus): CNS signs in neonates (& sudden death). Piglets > 3 weeks sneezing, coughing, necrotic bronchitis, bronchiolitis, alveolitis. 
  • Porcine Circovirus Virus - 2: Pneumonia, commonly seen as a complex with PMWS. 

Originally posted by 8bitcookies

Grow-Finish Pigs:


Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP): Pneumonia; Acute death

Atrophic Rhinitis (Bordetella bronchiseptica (+/-) Pasterella multocida): Variable turbinate atrophy, secondary pneumonia. Pigs > 8 weeks. 


Swine Influenza (SIV): high morbidity, low mortality- nasal discharge, coughing. All age groups. 

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Queen, Even If You Know Every Word Of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

We will rock you… with trivia.

Freddie Mercury’s birthday is today, Sept. 5, and if he were still alive he would have turned 68 years old. Considered one of thegreatest singers of all time, despite havingno formal vocal training, Mercury regularly put more than should have been expected into performances.

For the recording of “The Show Must Go On,” Mercury was nearing his last days of his battle with AIDS-related bronchopneumonia. The band wasn’t sure if he’d be able toaccomplish the vocals, but Mercury swigged some vodka, said, “I’ll fucking do it, darling,” and legendarily pulled it off in one take. True royalty. Here’s five things you didn’t know about Mercury and Queen.

1. Queen wasn’t going to release “Another One Bites the Dust” as a single until Michael Jackson convinced them. It became the most successful single of their career.

2. Despite the popular song’s lyrics, Freddie Mercury didn’t like riding bicycles.

3. Freddie Mercury referred to Queen as “the bitchiest band on earth.”

4. Guitarist Brian May built his iconic guitar from scratch as a teenager.

5. Freddie Mercury once dressed Princess Diana as a man and took her clubbing. Nobody recognized her.

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in the evening of 24th of November Year 1991.

23 years ago today.

Freddie Mercury Peacefully passed away at the age of 45 from bronchopneumonia  caused by AIDS.

the world lost one of it’s musical genius,greatest frontman,greatest vocalist,greatest musician who ever lived.

Freddie Mercury is My hero.

for the immortal spirit of Freddie Mercury.

rest in peace…..

(this was the last music video Freddie appeared and the last words of Freddie in front of the camera is “i Still Love You”)

i still love you too Freddie.