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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...

Effect of Dam Parity on Progeny Gastrointestinal Microbiota

Download the complete article Abstract Litter performance, progeny growth performance, and progeny health status may be affected by dam parity. The objective of the current experiment...

Arm & Hammer: Zinc Oxide Promising For Piglets

The year 2022 brings big change in the European Union (EU) and Asian swine markets. That's when the EU will ban zinc oxide (ZnO),...

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...