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I don’t need a background in agriculture to grasp the grimness of her situation. “Now what happens?”
“Hopefully she hasn't gotten enough cholostrum."
"First milk," Luke says, "piglets, it's full of antibodies piglets, well all mammals, need to thrive. Without it they die."
I wrote this section two years ago (though there've been several revisions in the meantime), and was delighted when earlier this week, I learned that researchers have discovered a way to help determine a suckling piglets colostrum levels and nursing ability, which should lead to a decrease in piglet mortality. I'm planning on writing a blog post on the topic over the next day or two. I love it when real life ties into something I've written!
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