Elimination of Taenia solium Transmission in Northern Peru

Hector H. Garcia, M.D., Ph.D., Armando E. Gonzalez, D.V.M., Ph.D., Victor C.W. Tsang, Ph.D., Seth E. O’Neal, M.D., M.P.H., Fernando Llanos-Zavalaga, M.D., M.P.H., Guillermo...

How do we effectively re-invest in our operations?

On the third week of March 2014 pork producers saw something they had never seen before – individual pigs sold for more than $300...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Maximizing Crossbred Pig Performance

Dinesh Thekkoot PhD Genesus Inc. dinesh@genesus.com   Crossbreeding is the most widely used production system in the swine industry, and thus the genetic improvement goal is to improve...

New knowledge on trichothecenes thanks to Labocea database

Occurrence and toxicity of trichothecenes: beyond DON This article summarizes the results of liquid chromatography (LC MS/MS) analysis run by Labocea, a French public lab...

Genesus Global Technical Report,Parity Distribution Affects the Economic Performance of Swine Herds

Pius B. Mwansa Ph.D. Geneticist pmwansa@shaw.ca Parity distribution affects both the economic and biological performance of a breeding swine herd. Young sows’ performance is generally “lower” than...

The Case for PCV2 Cross Protection

Testing vaccines to ensure protection against new strains of PCV2. Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) recently conducted a widespread field trial on 48 farms to...

Comparison of Spray Dried Plasma versus Alternative Specialty Proteins in Diets for Weaned Pigs

Spray-dried plasma (SDP) is widely used as a protein source in nursery pig diets because the enhanced nutrition it provides has well-documented and published...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Managing Variation to Achieve Uniformity

Nick Boddicker, PhD Genesus Inc nboddicker@genesus.com Many packers utilize payment methods that require producers to ship pigs that meet certain targets in order to maximize income from...

Nutrition Problems in Swine Production

Most problems in swine production that limit performance are not directly related to nutrition.  They are more often traced to problems in management, herd...

Research to develop a digestible calcium system for pigs to be presented at Pig...

The latest data to be published from research to determine the digestible calcium (Ca) requirements for pigs and corresponding digestible Ca availability in feeds...

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