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Genesus Global Technical Report, Should we manage cost of production or profit?

  Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS and Europe, Genesus Inc. Selection indexes in the Genesus Genetic Program are a measure of profitability. Genomic Estimated Breeding Values...

Phylogenetic Structure and Sequential Dominance of Sub-Lineages of PRRSV Type-2 Lineage 1 in the...

In a new study by Paploski et al., researchers from the VanderWaal lab delineated the phylogenetic structure within PRRSV Lineage 1, described past dynamics...

Swine Behavior Studies: A Close Look at Tail Biting

By Dr. Yuzhi Li, Associate Professor of Swine Behavior and Alternative Production in the University of Minnesota Department of Animal Sciences. Originally printed in The...

Histological Lesions and Replication Sites of PCV3 in Naturally-Infected Pigs

Naturally-Infected Pigs A team of researchers led by Dr. Fabio Vannucci investigated the lesions associated with a natural infection by Porcine Circovirus 3. They focused...

Litter level agreement of PRRS PCR results in testicles, tails and udder wipes samples

This recent publication by former MSHMP post-doc Dr. Carles Vilalta compares various sample types used to assess PRRS status of piglets at the litter...

Antimicrobial use in wean to market pigs in the United States assessed via voluntary...

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are...

Relationships among Microbial Communities in Pigs

Today, we are sharing a recent article published in the journal Microorganisms by Dr. Valeris-Chacin and the MycoLab. The publication, available in open access,...

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...

Transmission of a live influenza A virus vaccine in commercial pre-weaned pigs

The Plos One journal just published a new study by Dr. Gustavo Lopez and the Torremorell lab. The objectives of the project were to...

US trial shows that oregano essential oil can improve pig unit throughput

A trial managed by Carthage Innovation Swine Solutions (CISS) in the US found that the 100 percent natural oregano essential oil (OEO) feed additive,...
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