Genetically modified pigs resist infection with the classical swine fever virus

Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus (CSFV), according to a study published December 13 in the...

Ileal digestibility of amino acids and starch in hybrid rye compared with other cereal...

Hybrid rye is grown in Europe, Canada, and the United States, and compared with conventional rye, it has increased yields and reduced risk of...

MDA May Contribute To IAV Persistence

Influenza type A Virus (IAV) continues to be a growing and ever more complicated problem. IAV continues to be on the radar screen for both animal...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Inbreeding: Not all Gloom and Doom

Pius B. Mwansa, PhD, Genesus Inc.   As a process, mating of individuals that are related is defined as inbreeding.   Strictly speaking, all animals in a breed...

Impact of Feeder Adjustment on Weanling Pig Performance

When we look across the Canadian pork industry it becomes apparent that due to the age of most facilities a large percentage will need...

Genomic tools for addressing breed purity and optimising heterosis in pig production

Everestus Akanno, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   Swine genetic improvement programs are concentrated in nucleus herds that keep single or multiple breeds or composites with the...

Effects of standardized ileal digestible histidine: Lysine ratio on growth performance of 7 to...

Download the complete article 93 J. Anim. Sci Vol. 96, Suppl. S2 0.21-hectare plots as follows: control ( CON), plants received no application; treatment 1...

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...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Genetics and the Pig’s Gut

Genetics and the Pig’s Gut Bob Kemp VP Genetic Programs and R&D   A pig’s gut, or more specifically the microorganisms (microbiota) in it, are a major topic...

Function and Benefits regarding MSP[RS] Resistant Starch

MSP® Resistant Starch Advertorial The swine industry continues to look at and evaluate alternative ways to control and manage the microbial ecosystem to insure a...