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Two tactics to reduce stillborns and improve piglet survival

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Piglet survival sets the stage for a hog system’s success. Two midwestern sow operations recently discussed how...

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...

Production Losses From an Endemic Animal Disease: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in...

1Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States 2Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine,...

Adequate gilt acclimation helps minimize the PRRSV ‘tax’

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By Clayton Johnson, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service Integrated Veterinary Network   Despite decades of intense research and tremendous deployment of...

Fat-soluble vitamins: Beyond nutritional needs

Source: (2018 Proceedings of the American Assoc. of Swine Veterinarians) Introduction Fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E are vital nutrients for all swine. These vitamins are routinely...

Heat stress: How much does it drain your pigs and profits?

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ First in a series Most people in the pork industry know the toll heat stress takes on pigs:...

The Pig as an Animal Model for Health Research

Research in pigs benefits human health Dan Columbus and Lee Whittington, Prairie Swine Centre Awareness of the benefits of using large animal models in human nutrition...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Is Customizing Pork Primal Value an Opportunity

  Is Customising Pork Primal Value an Opportunity? Bob Kemp,VP Genetic Programs and R&D, Genesus Inc. In the last several years the value of different pork primals...

Herd Management for Disease Prevention

Roderick C. Tubbs Swine veterinarian Commercial Agriculture Program Jeanette L. Floss College of Veterinary Medicine Disease control is only one facet of a successful management program. Treatment of disease...