Evaluating Vitamin Premixes for Swine

Feed is a major portion of the total costs involved in Missouri swine production. Interest in on-farm ration formulation and mixing is growing, particularly...

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...

The Interaction Between Pig Density and Dietary Energy on Performance

Dietary net energy and stocking density independently affect performance, feed utilization and profits in the finisher barn. The objective of this experiment was to assess the...

Expert opinion on metal chains and other indestructible objects as proper enrichment for intensively-farmed...

EC Directive 2001/93 requires that all pigs have access to proper investigation and manipulation materials. Intensively farmed pigs in Europe are frequently provided with...

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...

On-Farm Experience with Swine Liquid Feeding: Research Unit at Arkell Swine – University of...

Author(s): D. Columbus, J. Zhu, D. Woods, J. Squire, E. Jeaurond and K. de Lange Publication Date: April 5, 2006 Reference: London Swine Conference, 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: The...

PRRS vaccine overcomes maternal immunity in day-old piglets

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ A new vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to overcome maternal immunity in...

Pork products have digestible indispensable amino acid scores that are greater than 100, but...

ork is the most widely consumed animal meat in the world accounting for approximately 40% of the total global meat intake. Pork almost always...

Mycoplasma control starts with stabilizing sow herd

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Economic losses caused by the bacterium Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae run between $3 to $10 per finishing hog due to...

Effects of microbial phytase on mucin synthesis, gastric protein hydrolysis, and degradation of phytate...

Abstract An experiment was conducted to test the hypothesis that pigs fed diets supplemented with exogenous phytase reduce mucin synthesis in the small intestine, increase...