Phosphorus and energy digestibility of Fermex 200 (fermented soybean meal) fed to weanling pigs

Soybean meal (SBM) is one of the most important protein sources in swine diets. However, most P in SBM is bound to phytate, which...

Influence of Hot-Humid Environment on Growth Performance and Reproduction of Swine1

Robert Myer and Ray Bucklin2 Environmental temperatures above the zone of thermoneutrality (comfort zone) for swine are frequent in tropical and subtropical regions, and during...

Determining the impact of increasing standardized ileal digestible lysine for primiparous and multiparous sows...

Gourley, K.M. G.E. Nichols, J.A. Sonderman, Z.T. Spencer, J.C. Woodworth, M.D. Tokach, J.M. DeRouchey, S. S. Dritz, R.D. Goodband, S.J. Kitt, and E.W. Stephenson....

Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc...

Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete...

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...
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