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Effects of copper hydroxychloride and dietary fiber on intestinal permeability, growth performance, and blood...

Most diets for weanling pigs contain highly digestible plant and animal proteins, but there is an increasing trend to include more fibrous co-products in...

The Effect of Encapsulated Butyric Acid in Nursery Pig Performance

Download the complete article This trial was conducted to determine the effects of an encapsulated butyric acid (ButiPEARL™) in the nursery phase of pig production...

Genesus Global Market Report, Breed-specific weight adjustments for growth, backfat and loin muscle...

Breed-specific weight adjustments for growth, backfat and loin muscle depth  Everestus Akanno, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   Selection of parents of the next generation of pigs in...

Effect of inclusion of an enhanced torula yeast on growth performance, fecal score, and...

Digestibility experiments have been conducted to determine the nutritional value of an enhanced torula yeast derived from forestry by-products. Results of these experiments indicated...

Phosphorus and energy digestibility of Fermex 200 (fermented soybean meal) fed to weanling pigs

Soybean meal (SBM) is one of the most important protein sources in swine diets. However, most P in SBM is bound to phytate, which...

Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc...

Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete...

Genesus Global Technical Report, On-farm storage impacts reproductive performance

Garth Brown, General Manager at Canadian Centre of Gene Transfer – Genesus Inc. When semen reaches its destination, the farm accepts responsibility for maintaining the potential...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 8th 2019

•This week in the markets - We talked before markets closed on Friday. Live cattle are $1.75 lower this week and cash feeder cattle...

Amino acid and energy digestibility of an enhanced torula yeast and fish meal fed...

Yeast may be used instead of fish meal or other animal protein sources in diets for weanling pigs and there are several yeast proteins...

Genomic tools for addressing breed purity and optimising heterosis in pig production

Everestus Akanno, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   Swine genetic improvement programs are concentrated in nucleus herds that keep single or multiple breeds or composites with the...
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