Heat stress: How much does it drain your pigs and profits?

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ First in a series Most people in the pork industry know the toll heat stress takes on pigs:...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Is Customizing Pork Primal Value an Opportunity

  Is Customising Pork Primal Value an Opportunity? Bob Kemp,VP Genetic Programs and R&D, Genesus Inc. In the last several years the value of different pork primals...

Feeding Organic and Inorganic Sources of Trace Minerals for Swine Production

Heather Hellman Graduate research assistant Marcia Carlson State extension swine nutrition specialist A balanced diet of required nutrients is vital in the operation of a profitable swine production....

Treating Swine and Municipal Wastewater with Microbial Fuel Cell Technology

Authors: B.Z. Predicala, M Nemati, L.D. Moreno Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2014-15 Wastewater generated in the agriculture sector contain organic and nitrogenous compounds...

Effect of Phytogenic Feed Additives in Soybean Meal on In vitro Swine Fermentation for...

Abstract The effect of different phytogenic feed additives on reducing odorous compounds in swine was investigated using in vitro fermentation and analyzed their microbial communities....

Genesus Global Technical Report, Another genomic tool for improving litter size

  Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Phd,  Genetician Genesus Inc. czhang@genesus.com Litter size is a very important factor determining sow profitability. A major limitation for increasing litter size is embryonic...

How Much Does Surgical Castration Increase PWM?

A European Declaration in 2010 stipulated that surgical castration of pigs should be phased out by 2018. Even though that deadline is rapidly approaching,...

Managing feeding to reduce feed wastage in lactation

Electronic feeding systems have multiple advantages over manual feed delivery including collection of feed intake data, controlled delivery of fresh feed, reduced feed wastage,...

Don’t get complacent with evolving PCV2 virus

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Vaccines for porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) currently do an adequate job of cross protecting against new...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Short remark about dry sows feeding

  Pavel Tefilov, Swine Specialist, Genesus Inc. When we miss paying enough attention to feeding dry sows during gestation, this may lead to serious issues with...

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