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 -...

In Situ Hybridization Detection and Subtyping of Rotaviruses in Swine Samples

Rotavirus groups A, B, and C (RVA, RVB, and RVC, respectively) have been the most prevalent and pathogenic in pigs. To date, immunohistochemistry is...

Facing the challenges of today’s pelleting processes: Multifactorial resistance of Actisaf® Sc 47 HR+...

Download the complete Article Withstands the 4 major stress factors of the pelleting process From mixing to pelleting, including conditioning, live yeast has to resist different...

Teaching Tip: The Development of an Interactive Computer-Based Training Program for Timely and Humane...

Dr. Monique D. Pairis-Garcia, PhD, DVM, is Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, 2029 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210 USA....

The synergistic effect of Lumance®is superior to any of its single components

Download the complete Article Introduction Excessive use of antibiotics over the last few decades has led to the current legislation whereby antibiotic use in animal production...