Genesus Global Technical Report, Big Data

By Nick Boddicker, Ph.D. Geneticist   Data collection and interpretation is a critical part to a swine genetics breeding program. Without data and its interpretation, genetic...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Minding Your Gilts’ Prenatal Environment

Minding Your Gilts’ Prenatal Environment Pius B. Mwansa, PhD   The lifelong performance of pigs is known to be affected by conditions during gestation (uterine) and early...

Optimizing Dietary Energy for Maximum Profitability in Growing-Finishing Pigs

The swine nutrition teams at Kansas State University (KSU) and Pig Improvement Company (PIC) have developed a tool to optimize the level of dietary...

Novel Reagent Detects Memory Immune Response in Vaccinated Animals

Researchers have developed a novel reagent capable of detecting rare, antigen-specific B cells that indicate successful vaccination in veterinary animals. The method used to...

The Importance of Gilt Training for an ESF Sow

  Have you been thinking about using electronic sow feeding (ESF) in group gestation pens? Before you get too far along in planning, remember to...

Shotgun pyrosequencing metagenomic analyses of dusts from swine confinement and grain facilities.

Abstract Inhalation of agricultural dusts causes inflammatory reactions and symptoms such as headache, fever, and malaise, which can progress to chronic airway inflammation and associated...

Narrow Grass Hedge Effects on the Transport of Antimicrobials and Antimicrobial Resistance Genes Following...

Download The Complete Article The objective of this study was to determine the effects of manure amendment and narrow grass hedge s on the...

Effect of Dam Parity on Litter Performance and Passive Immunity

Abstract Preliminary experiments (reported in the 2008 Nebraska Swine Report) suggest that progeny health status may be affected by dam parity. However, the preliminary experiments...
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