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Simon Grey, General Manager Europe, Genesus Inc. On my travels, I meet many farmers. One thing they are all getting increasingly sick and tiered of is dead pigs and cannibalism, more now than ever due to staff shortages almost everywhere. The...
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) and Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) are responsible for significant production and economic losses worldwide1, 2. The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect on growth performance of the new intradermal vaccine...
by Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. In commercial pig production, feed is the largest production cost component accounting for 55-65% of the total cost. Improvement of feed efficiency has always been a priority in pig breeding and selection programs....
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae is the primary agent of enzootic pneumonia in pigs. M. hyopneumoniae elimination programs have been used for many decades and the improved production and economic performance of the growing pig makes elimination very attractive. This is especially...
  Determining the Economics of a Nutrition Program by Clarence Froese, M.Sc., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc. Feed is the largest single variable cost in pig production. Setting dietary specifications and selecting appropriate ingredients for each production situation are two critical components of...
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES MHYOSPHERE® PCV ID is a new, all-in-one intradermal vaccine against M. hyopneumonaie (Mhyo) and PCV2. The aim of this study was to assess its efficacy in the reduction of Mhyo-like lung lesions and PCV2 viraemia under field...
Van Poucke1*, S.; Michiels1, A.; Galé2, I.; Angelats2, D.; Nodar2, L. 1HIPRA Benelux, Ghent, Belgium. / 2HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain. *Corresponding author (sjouke.vanpoucke@hipra.com) BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Oedema Disease (OD) is an enterotoxaemia caused by certain  Escherichia coli’s (E. coli) colonizing the small...
Agosto1 , M.; Corletti1 , G.; Fernandez2 , S.; Boix3 , O. *Corresponding author (oriol.boix@hipra.com) 1 SuperPorco S.R.L., 2 Hipra Argentina, S.A., 3 HIPRA, Amer (Girona) Spain. INTRODUCTION One of the most common problems faced in the field is the increase in  sow...
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 part of  the infertility prevention plan on pig breeding farms1-3. The safety  of reproductive vaccines...
Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. Disease challenges in swine production continue to reduce output and temper profitability potential (VanderWaal and Deen, 2018). Treatments are expensive and vaccines are not fully effective. Moreover, existing pathogens can transform into new variants,...
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