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...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE SAFETY OF THREE REPRODUCTIVE VACCINES IN GILTS

Camprodon, A; Jordà, R*. *Corresponding author (ramon.jorda@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain Introduction Vaccination against Swine Erysipelas (SE), Porcine Parvovirus (PPV) and Leptospira infections in sows during lactation is...

Supplementation of swine diets with fat 

Download the complete article After several years of intensive research) the addition of fat to swine diets continues to generate spirited discussion. The use...

Generation of α-1,3-galactosyltransferase knocked-out transgenic cloned pigs with knocked-in five human genes.

Abstract Recent progress in genetic manipulation of pigs designated for xenotransplantation ha6s shown considerable promise on xenograft survival in primates. However, genetic modification of multiple...

SEROLOGICAL SURVEY OF PORCINE PARVOVIRUS AND SWINE ERYSIPELAS ON VACCINATED SOW FARMS. IDENTIFYING VACCINATION...

DeGroot*, M.; Baratelli, M.; Jordà, R.; Rodríguez-Ballarà, I. *Corresponding author (mike.degroot@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain     Introduction The protective role of specific antibodies against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine...

Evaluating Differences in Stress Levels in Lean Growth Versus Control Landrace Pigs

S. Torrey, S. Weaver, E. Pajor, D. Kuhlers, and T. Stewart Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University, and Auburn University Introduction In livestock, aggression may lead to...

Space and Water Availability Issues for Nursery and Grow-Finish Pigs

Author(s): Dr. Mike Brumm Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Proceedings of the 2006 Manitoba Swine Seminar Country: Canada   Summary: Economic success of a modern facility relies largely on...

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...

Impact of Diet on Odor

North Carolina State University, Department of Animal Science and W. Powers Iowa State University, Department of Animal Science   Summary Although odors have always been associated with animal production,...
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