Chromodacryorrhoea in pigs?

23 12 2014

A loScreen Shot 2014-12-22 at 8.04.47 PMng time ago I was interested in “bloody tears” (chromodacryorrhoea) in rats, and my ears perked up when Jeremy Marchant-Forde told me he thought he’d found a similar phenomenon in pigs. His talk on it was also one of the best presentation at this summer’s ISAE.

Scored on a five-point scale, it seems to increase with social isolation but decrease with environmental enrichment, shows his new paper now due out in Animal Welfare in January.