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Successfully Converting to Group Sow Housing

Demonstrating Management Practices that Enhance the Sustainability of Pork Production Activity 1.1 – Successfully Converting to Gestating Sow Group Housing In September 2017 two group sow...

The Digestive Tract of the Pig1

J .P. Rowan, K. L. Durrance, G. E. Combs, and L. Z. Fisher2 The pig has a digestive system which is classified as monogastric or...

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...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Feed intake, growth and health

  Feed intake, growth and health Dr. Chunyan Zhang, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for...

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...

Fat-soluble vitamins: Beyond nutritional needs

Source: (2018 Proceedings of the American Assoc. of Swine Veterinarians) Introduction Fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E are vital nutrients for all swine. These vitamins are routinely...

One More Reason To Declare War On Rodents!

We have known for many years that rodents can be a cause of severe structural damage to pig barns. There are also a long...

Effect of Dietary Calcium and Phosphorus in Sows on Bone Development in Piglets

Adequate nutrition, including minerals, is important for gestating sows, particularly gilts, as growth and development of their piglets needs to be supported while their...

Production Losses From an Endemic Animal Disease: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in...

1Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States 2Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine,...

The Pig as an Animal Model for Health Research

Research in pigs benefits human health Dan Columbus and Lee Whittington, Prairie Swine Centre Awareness of the benefits of using large animal models in human nutrition...
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