Genesus Global Technical Report, Inbreeding: Not all Gloom and Doom

Pius B. Mwansa, PhD, Genesus Inc.   As a process, mating of individuals that are related is defined as inbreeding.   Strictly speaking, all animals in a breed...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Inbreeding: Not all Gloom and Doom

Pius B. Mwansa, PhD, Genesus Inc.   As a process, mating of individuals that are related is defined as inbreeding.   Strictly speaking, all animals in a breed...

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...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Hog Prices Increase, But So Do Feed Costs, March...

Source: FarmDoc Listen to MP3 Podcast The pork market has been favored by strong demand and that remains supportive for hog prices this year. Prospects...

Evaluation of Organic and Inorganic Acids in Various Feeding Programs as Alternatives to Antibiotic...

M. Walsh1, D. Sholly1, D. Kelly1, M. Cobb1, S. Trapp1, R. Hinson1, A. Sutton1, S. Radcliffe1, B. Harmon1, J. Smith2, and B. Richert1 1Department of...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Short remarks about sow’s lactation

Pavel Trefilov, Swine Specialist, Genesus Inc.   If you search the internet «sows do not produce milk» or «sows do not produce enough milk» you will...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Strategies to maximize long-term genetic gain in the genomic era

  Dinesh Thekkoot PhD Genomic selection (GS) is a new method for improving economic traits in animal populations by utilizing information from molecular markers, phenotypes and...

Pain Management and Enrichment for Pigs

Summary: Powerpoint outlining new guidelines that came into place as of July 2016 regarding pain managment and enrichment PAIN MANAGEMENT As of July 1st 2016: Castration performed at...

Dietary Sodium Bicarbonate and Stereotypic Behavior of Gestating Sows

J.N. Marchant-Forde1 and E.A. Pajor2 1USDA-ARS, Livestock Behavior Research Unit, Purdue University; 2Department of Animal Sciences Introduction Sows in confinement housing systems often perform repetitive behaviors such...

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...