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Abstract Vocal expression of emotions has been observed across species and could provide a non-invasive and reliable means to assess animal emotions. We investigated if pig vocal indicators of emotions revealed in previous studies are valid across call types and...
Effect of stall size, number of heat lamps during farrowing: Part 3 Suzanne M. Leonard, Brett C. Ramirez, North Carolina State University, Iowa State University | October 01, 2021 In this large-scale field study comparing three farrowing stall layouts (TSL –...
Download the complete Article Dr. Joe Loughmiller North American Swine Technical Services, Phileo by Lesaffre New research from Phileo by Lesaffre continues to demonstrate the practical benefits of feeding ActiSaf HR+ to brood sows. This work  follows results shared last year that...
Comments A THESIS Presented to the Faculty of The Graduate College at the University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of Master of Science, Major: Biological Sciences, Under the Supervision of Professor Daniel Ciobanu. Lincoln, Nebraska:...
The overall objective of this endeavor was to develop and apply new tools and algorithms to swine diagnostic data as a means for enhancing the existing systems of monitoring the health of Iowa and US swine. The number of porcine...
Foster Sows – Economic or Not? Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS and Europe, Genesus Inc. For many, leaving 10% to 20% farrowing crates empty because of big litters has become the norm, with many advisors and farm designers advocating the...
The intestinal microbiota is defined as a complex community of microorganisms of various species living in the digestive tract of animals. They represent the largest reservoir of mutual microorganisms. They interact with each other, with the external environment, and...
Abstract An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary lactose alone or in combination with dried milk-yeast product on growth performance, gastrointestinal microbiota, and immune parameters in weanling pigs. Pigs fed lactose and lactose with milk-yeast tended (P...
Briony M. Atkinson, Bradley L. Bearson, Crystal L. Loving, Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, Jalusa D. Kich & Shawn M. D. Bearson Porcine Health Management volume 5, Article number: 29 (2019) Abstract Salmonella is a leading cause of bacterial foodborne-related illness and pork products are a...
Download the complete report Industry Summary: Swine production and manure management and storage have been implicated asa major and increasing source of ammonia (NH3) emissions in North Carolina, with increasing environmental impact. Further, reports have stated that ammonium (NH4+) deposition,...
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