Hair Loss (Alopecia)

Signs/symptoms: General or patchy loss of hair, skin appears normal without dandruff, may be seen in pregnant sows

Causes: Unknown: posibbly vitamin C deficiency, possibly dietary deficiency or parasites


1. Feed a nutritionally balanced diet

2. Be certain animal is getting enough vitamin C (minimum 16 milligrams per kilogram weight daily, slightly more if stressed)

3. See “Mites”

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