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Engineering controls to reduce hydrogen sulfide exposure to workers in swine buildings

Summary: Engineering controls to reduce hydrogen sulfide exposure of workers in swine buildings Bernardo Predicala1, Stéphane Lemay2, Claude Laguë3, Shala Christianson1 Summary Three engineering control measures were developed and...

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...

Spray Dried Bovine Plasma for DON Contaminated Nursery Diets

SUMMARY The mycotoxin, deoxynivalenol (DON) is a concern to swine producers as it causes reduced feed intake, growth and health problems. Spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP)...

Successfully Converting to Group Sow Housing

Demonstrating Management Practices that Enhance the Sustainability of Pork Production Activity 1.1 – Successfully Converting to Gestating Sow Group Housing In September 2017 two group sow...

Genesus Global Technical Report, PCAI vs Traditional AI

    PCAI vs Traditional AI Garth Braun, A.I Centre General Manager, Genesus Inc No matter what catheter you use PCAI (Post Cervical AI) or Traditional AI (foam...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Another genomic tool for improving litter size

  Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Phd,  Genetician Genesus Inc. czhang@genesus.com Litter size is a very important factor determining sow profitability. A major limitation for increasing litter size is embryonic...

Behavioral Principles of Livestock Handling

TEMPLE GRANDIN Livestock Handling Systems. Inc, Animal Science Department Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado 80523Reviewed by S.D. Musgrave and G.W. Thrasher.   Summary Reducing stress during handling will improve productivity...

Improved Laying Areas for Sows

Improved Laying Areas for Sows Posted in: Pork Insight Articles, Prairie Swine Centre, Swine Innovation by Ken Engele on March 23, 2018  Improving the Laying Area...

Breeding sows without CD163 gene might ultimately eliminate PRRS virus

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Sows without the CD163 gene are not only resistant to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus, they also give birth to healthy, normal piglets — a finding...

Breeding sows without CD163 gene might ultimately eliminate PRRS virus

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Sows without the CD163 gene are not only resistant to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus, they also give birth to healthy, normal piglets — a finding...