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Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application

By Dr. Inge Heinzl and Dr. Fellipe Barbosa Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application Pigs at birth having insufficient immunity are simply not able to...

Evaluating Differences in Stress Levels in Lean Growth Versus Control Landrace Pigs

S. Torrey, S. Weaver, E. Pajor, D. Kuhlers, and T. Stewart Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, and Auburn University Introduction In livestock, aggression may lead to...

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 -...

Productivity and Salmonella Incidence of Swine Reared in Differing Management Systems

J.N. Nielsen, J.A. Patterson, P. Boccazzi, J. Frank, A. Sutton, A. Schinckel, and B. Richert Department of Animal Sciences   Food contamination due to Salmonella is the...

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...

Validation of a Low-cost Tool for Senecavirus A Detection, and Surveillance of Viral Prevalence...

Principal Investigator: Cassandra Jones Institution: Kansas State University Industry Summary: Senecavirus A (SVA), previously known as Seneca Valley Virus, is a detrimental pathogen in the United States...

Thinking the Way Animals Do

As a person with autism, it is easy for me to understand how animals think because my thinking processes are like an animal's. Autism...

Concepts of Pig Growth and Composition

Pork producers have economic incentives based on consumer demand and carcass-value marketing programs to produce lean pork as efficiently as possible. Changes in the...

Arm & Hammer: Zinc Oxide Promising For Piglets

The year 2022 brings big change in the European Union (EU) and Asian swine markets. That's when the EU will ban zinc oxide (ZnO),...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Feed intake, growth and health

  Feed intake, growth and health Dr. Chunyan Zhang, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for...