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...

Weaning Sows Directly in Group Housing

Social stress from mixing sows has the potential to negatively affect sow production and welfare. Housing sows in stalls from weaning until five weeks after breeding...

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,...

Concepts of Pig Growth and Composition

Pork producers have economic incentives based on consumer demand and carcass-value marketing programs to produce lean pork as efficiently as possible. Changes in the...

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...

Edema Disease- Hipra Animal Health

Escherichia coli belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family of facultative anaerobic gram-negative bacteria. Within this species there are E.coli strains that belong to the individual’s commensal...

Handling Pigs for Optimum Performance on the Farm and in the Slaughter Plant

Observations at packing plants indicate that some lines of hybrid pigs have a very nervous temperament and others are calm. Some pigs are easy...

Moving Market Hogs Effectively

The objective of one specific study at Prairie Swine Centre was to examine the interaction between group size and alley width on the ease...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Selection indexes – Possibilities in the genomic era

Selection indexes – Possibilities in the genomic era   Dr. Dinesh Thekkoot PhD, Genesus Genetics Selection is the process by which we choose animals that become parents...

Nitrogen Retention and Nutrient Digestibility in Diets Formulated Using the Net Energy System

Download the complete report Summary and Implications Diets with an increasing amount of co-products and formulated with a constant or declining net energy (NE) content...
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