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...

Feeding Ensiled Citrus Pulp to Finishing Pigs1

J. D. Crosswhite, N. B. Myers, A. T. Adesogan, J. H. Brendemuhl, D. D. Johnson, and C. C. Carr2 Introduction Feed costs have historically been the...

Improved Laying Areas for Sows

Improved Laying Areas for Sows Posted in: Pork Insight Articles, Prairie Swine Centre, Swine Innovation by Ken Engele on March 23, 2018  Improving the Laying Area...

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...

Effect of decreasing protein levels in diets fed to weanling pigs on growth performance,...

Diarrhea is one of the main problems for pigs during the post-weaning period. Traditionally, antibiotic growth promoters have been used to control post-weaning diarrhea,...

Evaluating Vitamin Premixes for Swine

Feed is a major portion of the total costs involved in Missouri swine production. Interest in on-farm ration formulation and mixing is growing, particularly...

SHIC Supported Genetic Analyses Conducted on Recent Strep Cases in US Assembly Yards

    Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus (S. zooepidemicus) was isolated from two recent cases of high sow and feeder pig mortality in US assembly yards. While...

Determining the impact of increasing standardized ileal digestible lysine for primiparous and multiparous sows...

Gourley, K.M. G.E. Nichols, J.A. Sonderman, Z.T. Spencer, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, S. S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, S.J. Kitt, and E.W. Stephenson....

Amino acid and energy digestibility of an enhanced torula yeast and fish meal fed...

Yeast may be used instead of fish meal or other animal protein sources in diets for weanling pigs and there are several yeast proteins...

Auditing Nursery Facilities

The requirements and management of weaned pigs seem quite simple on the surface. Providing a good environment that is dry and free of drafts,...
Translate Web in Your Language »