Toys, mingling and driving reduce exitability in pigs

Journal of Animal Science, volume 65 Supplement 1 (1987) page 230-231T.Grandin, I.A.Taylor, S.E.Curtis and I.A.Taylor, University of Illinois, Urbanan-Champaign. U.S.A. The purpose of this experiment...

Optimizing Postweaning Growth Performance in Pigs with ActiSaf HR+ and NucleoSaf 600

Dr. Joe Loughmiller Phileo by Lesaffre Swine Technical Services What are nucleotides and when are they needed? Nucleotides are the components of DNA and RNA in...

Effects of copper hydroxychloride and dietary fiber on intestinal permeability, growth performance, and blood...

Most diets for weanling pigs contain highly digestible plant and animal proteins, but there is an increasing trend to include more fibrous co-products in...

The Effect of Encapsulated Butyric Acid in Nursery Pig Performance

Download the complete article This trial was conducted to determine the effects of an encapsulated butyric acid (ButiPEARL™) in the nursery phase of pig production...

Genesus Global Market Report, Breed-specific weight adjustments for growth, backfat and loin muscle...

Breed-specific weight adjustments for growth, backfat and loin muscle depth  Everestus Akanno, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   Selection of parents of the next generation of pigs in...

Sorting sows by parity reduces aggression in group-housing systems

Quick facts Grouping sows by parity can improve performance and well-being of young sows in group-gestation housing systems. Improving young sow performance can help improve...

Precision Livestock Farming Technology for Remote Monitoring of Pig Welfare and Health: Part 1

Influential technology is becoming more accessible and being utilized in new ways for pig health and welfare. September 11, 2019 - Author: Madonna Benjamin, Michigan...

Practical Environmental Enrichment Strategies for Piglets

Pigs are intelligent and curious from birth, and the lactation and nursery periods are critical for their mental and  physical development. Despite this, research  on...

Improve Immune Response with Performance Trace Mineral Nutrition

Enteric bacterial infections, like swine dysentery, salmonellosis, and ileitis can be isolated from most swine herds. In fact, a pork producer can find such...

Effect of inclusion of an enhanced torula yeast on growth performance, fecal score, and...

Digestibility experiments have been conducted to determine the nutritional value of an enhanced torula yeast derived from forestry by-products. Results of these experiments indicated...
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