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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...

Virkon™ S provides effective disinfection against PEDv*, PRRS* and Porcine Rotavirus* at a cost-effective...

Virkon™ S provides effective disinfection against PEDv*, PRRS* and Porcine Rotavirus* at a cost-effective 1:600 in-use dilution rate.

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...

Optimal conditions in the farrowing unit put nursery pigs in pole position

Dr. Inge Heinzl and Dr. Fellipe Barbosa The most important parameters for a pig producer is the number of healthy pigs weaned/sow/year and their weaning...

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...

Effect of Phytogenic Feed Additives in Soybean Meal on In vitro Swine Fermentation for...

Abstract The effect of different phytogenic feed additives on reducing odorous compounds in swine was investigated using in vitro fermentation and analyzed their microbial communities....

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...

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...

Host Factors Affecting Generation of Immunity Against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus in Pregnant and...

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is a highly virulent re-emerging enteric coronavirus that causes acute diarrhea, dehydration, and up to 100% mortality in neonatal...
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