Genesus Global Technical Report, On-farm storage impacts reproductive performance

Garth Brown, General Manager at Canadian Centre of Gene Transfer – Genesus Inc. When semen reaches its destination, the farm accepts responsibility for maintaining the potential...

Optimal conditions in the farrowing unit put nursery pigs in pole position

Dr. Inge Heinzl and Dr. Fellipe Barbosa The most important parameters for a pig producer is the number of healthy pigs weaned/sow/year and their weaning...

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...

Can Genetic Selection Enchance Nutrient Efficiency?

A systems effort that incorporates all components of the farming enterprise is needed to minimize environmental risk. Engineering solutions for the handling, treatment and...

Pig Castration

Table of Contents Background About Boar Taint Why call it “Physical” Castration? How is Castration Performed? The Science of the Pain of Castration ...

Mitigating Heat Stress in Sows with ActiSaf HR

Dr. Joe Loughmiller j.loughmiller@phileo.lesaffre.com Senior Swine Technical Services Manager What is Heat Stress? Heat stress occurs when a pig is unable to maintain a comfortable body temperature due...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Big Data and Machine Learning in Animal Breeding

Big Data and Machine Learning in Animal Breeding Dinesh Thekkoot PhD, Genesus Inc   Machine learning (ML) has been a buzz word for the past few years. ML...

Effect of Phytogenic Feed Additives in Soybean Meal on In vitro Swine Fermentation for...

Abstract The effect of different phytogenic feed additives on reducing odorous compounds in swine was investigated using in vitro fermentation and analyzed their microbial communities....

Preventing and Treating Disease through Improved Intestinal Function

Weaning is a stressful event in the life of a pig, with a combination of environmental, social and nutritional adjustments for the piglet to...

Pigs can’t sweat to cool off; give them help on hot days

Pigs can’t cool themselves through sweating and need special attention during heat waves, says University of Missouri Extension swine nutrition specialist Marcia Shannon. Pigs take...
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