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Impact of swine drinking water sulphate levels on gas emissions and manure nutrients

Author(s): B.Z. Predicala, J.F. Patience Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: Summary The impact of varying sulphate levels in drinking...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Feed intake, growth and health

  Feed intake, growth and health Dr. Chunyan Zhang, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for...

Engineering controls to reduce hydrogen sulfide exposure to workers in swine buildings

Summary: Engineering controls to reduce hydrogen sulfide exposure of workers in swine buildings Bernardo Predicala1, Stéphane Lemay2, Claude Laguë3, Shala Christianson1 Summary Three engineering control measures were developed and...

Ventilation System Requirements for Conversion to Group Sow Housing

When converting to group housing for sows if remodeling of the previous ventilation systems does not occur, it is estimated that over-ventilating will occur...

Comparative study of two vaccines against neonatal diarrhea on a Canadian commercial farm

Ariza,1 DVM; D. Robles,1 BSA; J. Badia,2 DVM; D. Torrents,3 PhD; I. Bernal,3 DVM. 1 Swine Health Professionals, Steinbach, Manitoba (Canada); 2 Hipra Animal...

Managing Sows in Groups from Weaning: Are there Advantages?

Under good conditions of management, where sows are housed in static groups and individually fed, grouping sows at weaning does not negatively impact sow...

MDA May Contribute To IAV Persistence

Influenza type A Virus (IAV) continues to be a growing and ever more complicated problem. IAV continues to be on the radar screen for both animal...

Spray Dried Bovine Plasma for DON Contaminated Nursery Diets

SUMMARY The mycotoxin, deoxynivalenol (DON) is a concern to swine producers as it causes reduced feed intake, growth and health problems. Spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP)...

Practical Alternatives for Managing Castration Pain in Piglets

The objective of this project was to identify which analgesics will provide optimal pain relief to piglets; at what age castration should be performed...

One More Reason To Declare War On Rodents!

We have known for many years that rodents can be a cause of severe structural damage to pig barns. There are also a long...