COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE HUMORAL RESPONSE AGAINST SWINE ERYSIPELAS AND PORCINE PARVOVIRUS INDUCED BY...

Puig, A; Camprodon, A; Jordà, R*; Perozo, E. *Corresponding author (ramon.jorda@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain     Introduction Protection against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine Parvovirus (PPV) mainly comes from...

Concepts of Pig Growth and Composition

Pork producers have economic incentives based on consumer demand and carcass-value marketing programs to produce lean pork as efficiently as possible. Changes in the...

Mitigating Barn Deterioration

When we look across the Canadian pork industry it becomes apparent that due to the age of most facilities a large percentage will need...

Improving Porcine Transcriptome Annotation By Integrating EST, mRNAs and Whole Blood RNA-Seq Data

Haibo Liu , Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA Christopher K. Tuggle ,...

Water: Optimizing Performance While Reducing Waste

Glen Almond Department of Farm Animal Health & Resource Management North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 27606   Introduction   Due to the relative abundance of water and its “low price”,...

Reproduction in Swine – Understanding the Estrous Cycle for Herd Management

Understanding timing within the pig estrous cycle is essential to improving the reproductive success of your sow herd. Sow and Piglet, A.K. Butters-Johnson, Iowa State...

Technical note: Efficient protocol for isolation of total ribonucleic acid from lyophilized fat and...

Author(s): R. N. Pena, A. Cánovas, and J. Estany Publication Date: August 5, 2011 Reference: J. Anim. Sci. 2010. 88:442–445   Summary: Isolation of total RNA from frozen muscle...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Large Litters and Piglet Quality A Necessary Tradeoff?

Dinesh Thekkoot PhD Litter size at birth has been considered one of the most important traits for evaluating sow prolificacy for the past few decades....

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),...

A Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine Candidate Tested in a Pig Vaccination-Infection Model in the...

1 Department of Diagnostic Medicine & Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA 2 Department of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at...