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Mitigating Heat Stress in Sows with ActiSaf HR

Dr. Joe Loughmiller j.loughmiller@phileo.lesaffre.com Senior Swine Technical Services Manager What is Heat Stress? Heat stress occurs when a pig is unable to maintain a comfortable body temperature due...

Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application

By Dr. Inge Heinzl and Dr. Fellipe Barbosa Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application Pigs at birth having insufficient immunity are simply not able to...

Research on Viral Transmission in Feedstuffs Yields New Information

– With research confirming that swine viruses can be transmitted through feed and feedstuffs, new studies are looking at how to prevent the spread...

PRRS vaccine overcomes maternal immunity in day-old piglets

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ A new vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to overcome maternal immunity in...

Capsicum Oleoresin Fed to Grow-Finish Pigs Improved Carcass Value

Feed additives are low inclusion, non-nutritive, feed ingredients designed to provide benefits in the growth, feed efficiency, and/or feed intake of animals and ultimately...

High Fibre Diets for Swine

Feed cost represents more than 60% of the variable cost of swine production and a major part of the feed cost is to ensure that pigs...

Facing the challenges of today’s pelleting processes: Multifactorial resistance of Actisaf® Sc 47 HR+...

Download the complete Article Withstands the 4 major stress factors of the pelleting process From mixing to pelleting, including conditioning, live yeast has to resist different...

The synergistic effect of Lumance®is superior to any of its single components

Download the complete Article Introduction Excessive use of antibiotics over the last few decades has led to the current legislation whereby antibiotic use in animal production...

Effect of Gestation Gain on Lactation Performance and Return to Estrus of First Parity...

Download the complete PDF Keywords First parity sow, Gestation gain, Lactation feed intake, Sow weight change Summary One of the most costly problems in the swine industry is...

Aflatoxicosis in Swine

Download the complete report Aflatoxins are produced by Aspergillus flavus , a fungus often found in corn in the southeastern United States. This fungus thrives...