Comparison of single timed artificial insemination (AI) in gilts using OvuGel-ELANCO (triptorelin acetate) or...

Project 16-003 - Lead Researcher: Bob Friendship Research Summary – Project 16/03 Funding approved in 2016 and project completed in 2017 Lead Researcher: Bob Friendship Graduated student: Lima...

Keeping Pigs Cool in the Summer Heat

Grow-finish pigs, photo credit: Elizabeth Hines The hot days of summer can be a drag, especially for pigs because they do not have functional sweat...

Corn DDGS is a high-value feed ingredient in swine diets: Part 1

Much has changed over the last 20 years in the choices of feed ingredients available and the way swine diets are formulated. One of...

Ventilation System Requirements for Conversion to Group Sow Housing

When converting to group housing for sows if remodeling of the previous ventilation systems does not occur, it is estimated that over-ventilating will occur...

Building a better understanding of biosecurity and PRRS risks

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ At the center of any biosecurity program is the goal of preventing pathogens or diseases from entering and...

Comparative study of two vaccines against neonatal diarrhea on a Canadian commercial farm

Ariza,1 DVM; D. Robles,1 BSA; J. Badia,2 DVM; D. Torrents,3 PhD; I. Bernal,3 DVM. 1 Swine Health Professionals, Steinbach, Manitoba (Canada); 2 Hipra Animal...

Managing Sows in Groups from Weaning: Are there Advantages?

Under good conditions of management, where sows are housed in static groups and individually fed, grouping sows at weaning does not negatively impact sow...

PCR falls short in monitoring PRRSV transport biosecurity

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Transport biosecurity is a growing priority as evidence shows that contaminated livestock trailers are a significant risk in...

MDA May Contribute To IAV Persistence

Influenza type A Virus (IAV) continues to be a growing and ever more complicated problem. IAV continues to be on the radar screen for both animal...

Spray Dried Bovine Plasma for DON Contaminated Nursery Diets

SUMMARY The mycotoxin, deoxynivalenol (DON) is a concern to swine producers as it causes reduced feed intake, growth and health problems. Spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP)...