Letters to the Editor

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    McGlone JJ. Comparison of sow welfare in the Swedish deep-bedded system and the US crated-sow system. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229:13771380.

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    McGlone JJ. Comparison of sow welfare in the Swedish deep-bedded system and the US crated-sow system. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229:13771380.

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    McGlone JJ. Comparison of sow welfare in the Swedish deep-bedded system and the US crated-sow system. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229:13771380.

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    PigWIN quality genetics 2005 Smågrisproduktion årsmedeltal. Available at: www.qgenetics.com/webit/websidor/visasida.asp?idnr=TPVeCMDHJXHJiJzlN1pFfMDD2oX2KNR9mIBiqYAcvFaEe6QpddLTvGFOUItM. Accessed Nov 28, 2006.

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    PigChamp. USA 2005 annual summary. Available at: www.pigchamp.com/overview5.asp. Accessed Nov 27, 2006.

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    Engblom L, Lundeheim N, Dalin AM, et al. Sow removal in Swedish commercial herds. Livestock Sci 2007;106: in press.

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    Mabry JW. Trends in sow longevity and sow death rate in the US industry, in Proceedings. Natl Swine Improvement Fed 2002;27:6669.

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    Honeyman MS, Harmon JD, Kliebenstein JB, et al. Feasibility of hoop structures for market swine in Iowa: pig performance, pig environment and budget analysis. Appl Eng Agric 2001;17:869874.

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    To help interested parties view more details, supporting information is available at: www.depts.ttu.edu/porkindustryinstitute/swedish_sows.htm. Accessed Dec 21, 2006. Presented are pictures I took on the farm visit to the Swedish deep-bedded, sow pool system, including scratches and stereo-typies, and a spreadsheet that provides the sample size needed to estimate a population of 1,000 units, depending on the mean value that one wishes to estimate.

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    Koch VW. Comments on the Horse Slaughter Act (lett). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229: 1719.

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    Koch VW. Comments on the Horse Slaughter Act (lett). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229: 1719.

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    Dodman NH. Comments on the Horse Slaughter Act (resp). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229:17191720.

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    Normile J. Comments on the Horse Slaughter Act (lett). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229: 1720.

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    Marek K. Comments on the Horse Slaughter Act (lett). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229:17201721.

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    Dodman NH. Comments on the Horse Slaughter Act (resp). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229: 1721.

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    Geller J. Comments on the Horse Slaughter Act (lett). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229: 1721.

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    Grandin T. Euthanasia and slaughter of livestock. J Am Vet Med Assoc 1994;204:13541360.

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    Grandin T. Materials for training in slaughterhouse euthanasia. Available at: www.grandin.com/humane/rec.slaughter. html. Accessed Dec 14, 2006.

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    Shearer JK, Nicoletti P. Procedures for humane euthanasia. Humane euthanasia of sick, injured, and/or debilitated livestock. Available at: lacs.vetmed.ufl.edu/HumaneEuthanasia. Accessed Dec 14, 2006.

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    Nolen RS. Veterinarians see gains in '06 elections. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006;229:18631864.

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