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Simple biosecurity measures offer significant production gains, scientists say

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Taking simple steps to improve biosecurity and welfare on pig farms can significantly reduce the amount of antimicrobials...

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 -...

25 Years of Swine Research

25 Years of Swine Research Posted in: Pork Insight Articles, Prairie Swine Centre by admin on May 5, 2017 This presentation outlines some of the major...

Auditing Nursery Facilities

The requirements and management of weaned pigs seem quite simple on the surface. Providing a good environment that is dry and free of drafts,...

In the Age of FAD, Premises ID is Vital

Pork Checkoff Director of Swine Health Programs Patrick Webb offers insight into the threat of foreign animal disease and the infrastructure in place to...

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...

– Nutrient utilization, pork quality, and lysine requirement of immunological castrates

Download the complete article ABSTRACT Investigational research is required to support the development of a new technology called immunological castration, which addresses the issue of boar...

Swine Producers Relying on Non-Antibiotic Alternative to Reducing Stress in Pigs

The use of non-antibiotic feed additives to enhance performance continues to gain strength and recognition as a result of the EU AGP ban in...

Improving Porcine Transcriptome Annotation By Integrating EST, mRNAs and Whole Blood RNA-Seq Data

Haibo Liu , Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA Christopher K. Tuggle ,...

Technical note: Efficient protocol for isolation of total ribonucleic acid from lyophilized fat and...

Author(s): R. N. Pena, A. Cánovas, and J. Estany Publication Date: August 5, 2011 Reference: J. Anim. Sci. 2010. 88:442–445   Summary: Isolation of total RNA from frozen muscle...