Genesus Global Technical Report. Carcass primals improvement – international market demand

Dr. Chunyan Zhang, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. Canada is a major exporter of pork products, with ~70% pork being exported to the US, China, Japan,...

Be Careful with Oxytocin Use in Sows

Diet acidificationAltering the dietary electrolyte balance (dEB; calculated as mEq/kg of (Na% * 434.98) + (K% * 255.74) – (Cl% * 282.06) of dairy...

Capsicum Oleoresin Fed to Grow-Finish Pigs Improved Carcass Value

Feed additives are low inclusion, non-nutritive, feed ingredients designed to provide benefits in the growth, feed efficiency, and/or feed intake of animals and ultimately...

Determination of swine euthanasia criteria and analysis of barriers to euthanasia in the United...

Abstract Timely euthanasia on swine farms can help to reduce the incidence of poor welfare outcomes for compromised pigs (Sus scrofa) when recovery is prolonged...

High Fibre Diets for Swine

Feed cost represents more than 60% of the variable cost of swine production and a major part of the feed cost is to ensure that pigs...

Multi-Farm Analyses Indicate a Novel Boar Pheromone Improves Sow Reproductive Performance

Download the complete Article John J. McGlone 1,2,* , Arlene Garcia 1 and Anoosh Rakhshandeh 3 1 Laboratory of Animal Behavior, Physiology and Welfare, Department...

SEROLOGICAL SURVEY OF PORCINE PARVOVIRUS AND SWINE ERYSIPELAS ON VACCINATED SOW FARMS. IDENTIFYING VACCINATION...

DeGroot*, M.; Baratelli, M.; Jordà, R.; Rodríguez-Ballarà, I. *Corresponding author (mike.degroot@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain     Introduction The protective role of specific antibodies against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine...

Understanding the Interaction between Nutrition and Pig Health

With new legislation eliminating the use of in-feed antibiotics for growth promotion in Canada and increasing consumer pressure to reduce antibiotic use in animal...

Weaning Piglets without Antibiotics

Download the complete Article 60% to 80% of antibiotics are used for digestive problems.  The period after weaning is known for its regular antibiotic application...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Carcass and Pork Quality – Variation is Key

Kemp,VP Genetic Programs and R&D, Genesus Inc.     Per capita consumption of pork in the US has not increased over the last few years (USDA -...