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Supported by a USDA APHIS cooperative agreement and a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Division Inter-agency Agreement (System to Administer Inhaled Gasses for Mass Depopulation of Swine in a National Emergency, Agency Reference No. 09-9137-1280-CA).
Presented in part in abstract form at the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Dallas, July–August 2012, and Western Canadian Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, October 2012.
The authors thank Drs. Chad Stahl and Jack Odle for supplying unmarketable pigs to minimize animal use, Barry Lineberger for assistance with data acquisition, and Taylor Aubrey and Laurel Mastro for assistance with animals and in reviewing videotaped responses.
The authors have no competing financial interests with any companies mentioned herein.