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Monitoring ISU VDL data for signs of emerging diseases

The overall objective of this endeavor was to develop and apply new tools and algorithms to swine diagnostic data as a means for enhancing...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Foster Sows – Economic or Not?

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...

Pig Microbiota Insight: Part 1 – Meet the microbes

The intestinal microbiota is defined as a complex community of microorganisms of various species living in the digestive tract of animals. They represent the...

Effects of Lactose and Co-dried Milk-Yeast on Growth Performance and Gastrointestinal Health of Nursery...

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,...

Detection of Salmonella-specific Antibody in Swine Oral Fluids

Briony M. Atkinson, Bradley L. Bearson, Crystal L. Loving, Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, Jalusa D. Kich & Shawn M. D. Bearson Porcine Health Management volume 5,...

Changes in Ammonia Emissions from North Carolina Swine Lagoons Associated with Improved Production Management

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...

Improve Immune Response with Performance Trace Mineral Nutrition

Enteric bacterial infections, like swine dysentery, salmonellosis, and ileitis can be isolated from most swine herds. In fact, a pork producer can find such...

Mind the immunity gap: egg immunoglobulins bolster piglets’ immune system

By I. Heinzl and S. Regragui Mazili In contrast to humans, piglets do not receive any maternal immunoglobulins via the placenta. It is therefore of...

Mitigating Heat Stress in Sows with ActiSaf HR

Dr. Joe Loughmiller j.loughmiller@phileo.lesaffre.com Senior Swine Technical Services Manager What is Heat Stress? Heat stress occurs when a pig is unable to maintain a comfortable body temperature due...

Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application

By Dr. Inge Heinzl and Dr. Fellipe Barbosa Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application Pigs at birth having insufficient immunity are simply not able to...
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