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Decreasing Sow Mortality with SUISENG® Vaccine

Gauvreau1, H.; DeGroot*2, M.; Boix3, O.; Ballarà3, I. 1 Warman Veterinary Services / 2 HIPRA ANIMAL HEALTH Canada Inc. / 3 HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain. *Corresponding...

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

Download the complete Article INTRODUCTION Protection against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine Parvovirus  (PPV) mainly comes from humoral immunity induced by  consecutive vaccinations. Therefore, when a...

Genesus Global Technical Report: Disease Resilience Focused on Improving Pig Health

Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. What is disease resilience and why is it important? Disease challenges in swine put downward pressure on the economics...

Reduction Of Edema Disease Mortality With Vepured® Vaccination

DeGroot, M.*; Cardinal, F2.; Galé, I3.; Rodríguez-Ballarà, I3.; Nodar, L3. 1HIPRA HIPRA ANIMAL HEALTH CANADA INC., (Otawa), Canada. mike.degroot@hipra.com 2 Triple V. (Acton Vale)...

Genesus Global Technical Report: Metafounders: The Future of Swine Genetic Evaluation

Everestus Akanno, PhD., Geneticist, Genesus Inc. The breeding objective of nucleus swine breeding programs is to improve performance of commercial crossbred pigs. However, what appear...

ASSESSING PREVALENCE OF CLOSTRIDIUM NOVYI ON CANADIAN SOW FARMS

DeGroot*1, M.; Boix2, O.; Ballarà2, I. 1 HIPRA ANIMAL HEALTH Canada Inc. / 2 HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain. *Corresponding author: mike.degroot@hipra.com INTRODUCTION Sow mortality is a growing concern...

Reducing Post-Weaning Diarrhea: Digesting the Results

Previously, low levels of antibiotics were supplied in feed so that post-weaning diarrhea was reduced. Feed additives may be able to help replace antibiotics...

Genomic selection for disease resilience using measures of antibody (Ab) response

Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   Disease is a major contributor to increased costs in the swine industry. For example, the cost estimated from the...

Genesus Global Technical Report- Data Integrity and Genetic Evaluation Systems

By: Everestus Akanno, PhD., Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   The success of pig genetic improvement programs depends heavily on the continued generation, collection, and analysis of industry-wide...

Nitrogen in manure and its forms

Nitrogen, essential element Nitrogen, which is abundant in nature in its gaseous form N2, makes up about 78% of the atmosphere. It is an essential...
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