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...

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...

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...

Increasing Inclusions of Wheat DDGS in Diets for Grower – Finisher Pigs: Growth...

Background Distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) resulting from the fermentation of cereal grains for fuel ethanol is becoming a more common ingredient in swine...

Auditing On-Farm Biosecurity

mproving the Laying Area for Gestating Sows This video clip contains testimonials from hog producers who participated in a project focused on strategies to improve...

Manure Additive Shows Swine Odor Reduction

The control of manure odors is an issue of such complexity that it requires a combination of control strategies. As such, humic manure additives represent...

Genesus Global Technical Report, The Impact of Marbling on Production Traits and Carcass Composition

  The Impact of Marbling on Production Traits and Carcass Composition Derek Petry, PhD, Gnesus Inc. Swine breeding programs have traditionally been focused on production efficiencies (i.e. growth...

Effect of Dietary Calcium and Phosphorus in Sows on Bone Development in Piglets

Adequate nutrition, including minerals, is important for gestating sows, particularly gilts, as growth and development of their piglets needs to be supported while their...

Effect on growth performance and bone mineralization of GraINzyme phytase in diets fed to...

Most of the phosphorus in corn and other plant-based feed ingredients fed to pigs is bound to phytate. Pigs do not secrete phytase in...

Using creep feeding as a strategy to improve post weaning feed intake and piglet...

Overall, the provision of creep feed for 5 days prior to weaning had no effect on weaning weights or growth rate from day 21...
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