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Impact of swine drinking water sulphate levels on gas emissions and manure nutrients

Author(s): B.Z. Predicala, J.F. Patience Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: Summary The impact of varying sulphate levels in drinking...

Close to the finish: How grower pigs spread PRRS to sow farms

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ It’s time to consider the role finishing pigs play in the spread of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome...

Keeping Pigs Cool in the Summer Heat

Grow-finish pigs, photo credit: Elizabeth Hines The hot days of summer can be a drag, especially for pigs because they do not have functional sweat...

Corn DDGS is a high-value feed ingredient in swine diets: Part 1

Much has changed over the last 20 years in the choices of feed ingredients available and the way swine diets are formulated. One of...

PCR falls short in monitoring PRRSV transport biosecurity

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Transport biosecurity is a growing priority as evidence shows that contaminated livestock trailers are a significant risk in...

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...

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,...

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...

Treating Swine and Municipal Wastewater with Microbial Fuel Cell Technology

Authors: B.Z. Predicala, M Nemati, L.D. Moreno Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2014-15 Wastewater generated in the agriculture sector contain organic and nitrogenous compounds...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Short remark about dry sows feeding

  Pavel Tefilov, Swine Specialist, Genesus Inc. When we miss paying enough attention to feeding dry sows during gestation, this may lead to serious issues with...