Using a Stochastic Model to Evaluate Swine Production Management with Paylean® I: Model Development...

N. Li, A.P. Schinckel, P.V. Preckel, and B.T. Richert Departments of Agricultural Economics and Animal Sciences Introduction The economically optimal use of ractopamine (RAC, Paylean) had been...

Facing the challenges of today’s pelleting processes: Multifactorial resistance of Actisaf® Sc 47 HR+...

Download the complete Article Withstands the 4 major stress factors of the pelleting process From mixing to pelleting, including conditioning, live yeast has to resist different...

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”,...

Detection of mycotoxins and metabolites in animal products

Carry-over of mycotoxins in animal products has been studied since the 1990s. Attempts have been made to understand the mechanism involved, the rate of...

Behaviour of Pigs in Large Group Auto-Sort

Large group auto-sort systems pose some significant challenges to pigs n terms of eating behaviour. The feeders are a ll located in a food...

Teaching Tip: The Development of an Interactive Computer-Based Training Program for Timely and Humane...

Dr. Monique D. Pairis-Garcia, PhD, DVM, is Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, 2029 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210 USA....

Using creep feeding as a strategy to improve post weaning feed intake and piglet...

Overall, the provision of creep feed for 5 days prior to weaning had no effect on weaning weights or growth rate from day 21...

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...

Evaluation of Organic and Inorganic Acids in Various Feeding Programs as Alternatives to Antibiotic...

M. Walsh1, D. Sholly1, D. Kelly1, M. Cobb1, S. Trapp1, R. Hinson1, A. Sutton1, S. Radcliffe1, B. Harmon1, J. Smith2, and B. Richert1 1Department of...

Deep Litter Fermentation Systems for Fattening Pigs (technical Improvements, Nutrient Balance)

Author(s): Kaufmann, R. Publication Date: January 1, 1997 Reference: Livestock Environment V. Proceeding of the Fifth International Symposium. Edited by R.W. Bottcher and S.J. Hoff. American...