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SEROLOGICAL SURVEY OF PORCINE PARVOVIRUS AND SWINE ERYSIPELAS ON VACCINATED SOW FARMS. IDENTIFYING VACCINATION...

DeGroot*, M.; Baratelli, M.; Jordà, R.; Rodríguez-Ballarà, I. *Corresponding author (mike.degroot@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain     Introduction The protective role of specific antibodies against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine...

Understanding the Interaction between Nutrition and Pig Health

With new legislation eliminating the use of in-feed antibiotics for growth promotion in Canada and increasing consumer pressure to reduce antibiotic use in animal...

Weaning Piglets without Antibiotics

Download the complete Article 60% to 80% of antibiotics are used for digestive problems.  The period after weaning is known for its regular antibiotic application...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Carcass and Pork Quality – Variation is Key

Kemp,VP Genetic Programs and R&D, Genesus Inc.     Per capita consumption of pork in the US has not increased over the last few years (USDA -...

The synergistic effect of Lumance®is superior to any of its single components

Download the complete Article Introduction Excessive use of antibiotics over the last few decades has led to the current legislation whereby antibiotic use in animal production...

Alternatives for Controlling and Detecting Boar Taint in Market Hogs

Many recent studies have compared intact males and castrates, or castrates and Improvest® treated males. This study is rare in that it includes females,...

Deep Litter Fermentation Systems for Fattening Pigs (technical Improvements, Nutrient Balance)

Author(s): Kaufmann, R. Publication Date: January 1, 1997 Reference: Livestock Environment V. Proceeding of the Fifth International Symposium. Edited by R.W. Bottcher and S.J. Hoff. American...

Genetically modified pigs resist infection with the classical swine fever virus

Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus (CSFV), according to a study published December 13 in the...

Effects of Large Group Size on Productivity of Grower-Finisher Pigs

Author(s): T. Samarakone and H. Gonyou Publication Date: January 1, 2002 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2002 pp. 19 Country: Canada   Summary: A study was conducted to...

Auditing Nursery Facilities

The requirements and management of weaned pigs seem quite simple on the surface. Providing a good environment that is dry and free of drafts,...