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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...

Determination of swine euthanasia criteria and analysis of barriers to euthanasia in the United...

Abstract Timely euthanasia on swine farms can help to reduce the incidence of poor welfare outcomes for compromised pigs (Sus scrofa) when recovery is prolonged...

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...

Teaching Tip: The Development of an Interactive Computer-Based Training Program for Timely and Humane...

Dr. Monique D. Pairis-Garcia, PhD, DVM, is Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, 2029 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210 USA....

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...

The Development of an Interactive Computer-Based Training Program for Timely and Humane On-Farm Pig...

Abstract With extensive knowledge and training in the prevention, management, and treatment of disease conditions in animals, veterinarians play a critical role in ensuring good...

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...

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),...