Impact of Feeder Adjustment on Weanling Pig Performance

When we look across the Canadian pork industry it becomes apparent that due to the age of most facilities a large percentage will need...

Thinking the Way Animals Do

As a person with autism, it is easy for me to understand how animals think because my thinking processes are like an animal's. Autism...

– Nutrient utilization, pork quality, and lysine requirement of immunological castrates

Download the complete article ABSTRACT Investigational research is required to support the development of a new technology called immunological castration, which addresses the issue of boar...

Enrichment for sows: increasing positive behavior

On Canadian farms, interest in enrichment has grown recently due to changes in the Code of Practice requirements, stating that ‘Pigs must be provided...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE SAFETY OF THREE REPRODUCTIVE VACCINES IN GILTS

Camprodon, A; Jordà, R*. *Corresponding author (ramon.jorda@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain Introduction Vaccination against Swine Erysipelas (SE), Porcine Parvovirus (PPV) and Leptospira infections in sows during lactation is...

Effect of Dam Parity on Progeny Gastrointestinal Microbiota

Download the complete article Abstract Litter performance, progeny growth performance, and progeny health status may be affected by dam parity. The objective of the current experiment...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE HUMORAL RESPONSE AGAINST SWINE ERYSIPELAS AND PORCINE PARVOVIRUS INDUCED BY...

Puig, A; Camprodon, A; Jordà, R*; Perozo, E. *Corresponding author (ramon.jorda@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain     Introduction Protection against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine Parvovirus (PPV) mainly comes from...

Concepts of Pig Growth and Composition

Pork producers have economic incentives based on consumer demand and carcass-value marketing programs to produce lean pork as efficiently as possible. Changes in the...

Mitigating Barn Deterioration

When we look across the Canadian pork industry it becomes apparent that due to the age of most facilities a large percentage will need...

Improving Porcine Transcriptome Annotation By Integrating EST, mRNAs and Whole Blood RNA-Seq Data

Haibo Liu , Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA Christopher K. Tuggle ,...