What are the best diagnostic tools for tracking Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine?

M. hyopneumoniae causes one of the swine industry’s most devastating diseases—a chronic, infectious pneumonia that can cause respiratory distress and lung lesions in pigs....

Piglet gut microbial shifts early in life: Causes and effects

Abstract The gut microbiome has long been known to play fundamentally important roles in the animal health and the well-being of its host. As such,...

Dietary Fiber and Intestinal Health of Monogastric Animals

Abstract Animal performance, feed efficiency, and overall health are heavily dependent on gut health. Changes in animal production systems and feed regulations away from the...

Antimicrobial resistance in swine respiratory bacterial pathogens in the USA

Antimicrobial resistance in swine respiratory bacterial pathogens in the USA On this Monday morning, we would like to share with you this article published in...

Managing Mycotoxins in Pig Feeds.

By Joe Loughmiller, PhD Phileo by Lesaffre Background: Crop production, harvest and storage improvements have reduced the amount and number of mycotoxins in feed grains. ...

Influence of pig gut microbiota on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae susceptibility

In this open-access article from the MycoLab, Dr. Maria Pieters’ team explores the influence of pigs’ gut microbiome in modulating their susceptibility to Mycoplasma...

Optimizing Postweaning Growth Performance in Pigs with ActiSaf HR+ and NucleoSaf 600

Dr. Joe Loughmiller Phileo by Lesaffre Swine Technical Services What are nucleotides and when are they needed? Nucleotides are the components of DNA and RNA in...

The Effect of Encapsulated Butyric Acid in Nursery Pig Performance

Download the complete article This trial was conducted to determine the effects of an encapsulated butyric acid (ButiPEARL™) in the nursery phase of pig production...

Sorting sows by parity reduces aggression in group-housing systems

Quick facts Grouping sows by parity can improve performance and well-being of young sows in group-gestation housing systems. Improving young sow performance can help improve...

Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc...

Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete...
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