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...

Where is fiber fermented in the pig digestive tract?

Fiber is increasingly being added to pig diets, but digestion of fiber in pigs is inefficient and poorly understood. In a new study from...

Feeding canola meal or soy expeller at two dietary net energy levels to growing-finishing...

Source: Alberta Agriculture & Forestry Download the complete article Miranda N. Smit, José L. Landero, Malachy G. Young, Eduardo Beltranena •Solvent -extracted canola meal (CM) has relatively low...

Research Finds ADM’s CitriStim® Enhances Sow Reproductive Performance

Field studies suggest increased income potential for swine producers utilizing CitriStim ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), today...

Herd Management for Disease Prevention

Roderick C. Tubbs Swine veterinarian Commercial Agriculture Program Jeanette L. Floss College of Veterinary Medicine Disease control is only one facet of a successful management program. Treatment of disease...

The Impact of Piglet Birth Weight on Subsequent Growout Performance and Carcass Quality

Author(s): J.F. Patience, A.D. Beaulieu and T. Osmanagic Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: SUMMARY Increased litter size resulted in...

Study Identifies Candidate Genes for Piglet Splay Leg Syndrome in Different Populations

By: Xingjie Hao, Graham Plastow, Chunyan Zhang, Sutong Xu, Zhiqiu Hu, Tianfu Yang, Kai Wang, Huawei Yang, Xiaoxue Yin, Shili Liu, Zhenghua Wang, Zhiquan Wang Shujun Zhang Background Piglet splay leg syndrome (PSL) is one of the most frequent...