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Successfully Converting to Group Sow Housing

Demonstrating Management Practices that Enhance the Sustainability of Pork Production Activity 1.1 – Successfully Converting to Gestating Sow Group Housing In September 2017 two group sow...

Comparison of single timed artificial insemination (AI) in gilts using OvuGel-ELANCO (triptorelin acetate) or...

Project 16-003 - Lead Researcher: Bob Friendship Research Summary – Project 16/03 Funding approved in 2016 and project completed in 2017 Lead Researcher: Bob Friendship Graduated student: Lima...

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...

The Pig as an Animal Model for Health Research

Research in pigs benefits human health Dan Columbus and Lee Whittington, Prairie Swine Centre Awareness of the benefits of using large animal models in human nutrition...

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...

Auditing On-Farm Biosecurity

mproving the Laying Area for Gestating Sows This video clip contains testimonials from hog producers who participated in a project focused on strategies to improve...

Genesus Global Technical Report, PCAI vs Traditional AI

    PCAI vs Traditional AI Garth Braun, A.I Centre General Manager, Genesus Inc No matter what catheter you use PCAI (Post Cervical AI) or Traditional AI (foam...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Strategies to maximize long-term genetic gain in the genomic era

  Dinesh Thekkoot PhD Genomic selection (GS) is a new method for improving economic traits in animal populations by utilizing information from molecular markers, phenotypes and...

Response of Growing-Finishing Pigs to Dietary Energy Concentration

Author(s): J. F. Patience, A. D. Beaulieu and R.T. Zijlstra Publication Date: January 1, 2004 Reference: Centred on Swine Volume 10, Number 3, Winter 2004 Country: Canada   Summary: The...

The Impact of Piglet Birth Weight on Subsequent Growout Performance and Carcass Quality

Author(s): J.F. Patience, A.D. Beaulieu and T. Osmanagic Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: SUMMARY Increased litter size resulted in...
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