Home Ohio Swine Technical Articles

Ohio Swine Technical Articles

Enteric bacterial infections, like swine dysentery, salmonellosis, and ileitis can be isolated from most swine herds. In fact, a pork producer can find such bacteria almost anywhere in a pig barn by collecting a fecal sample and having it...
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 vital importance for these young animals to receive maternal antibodies via the colostrum as soon...
Virkon™ S provides effective disinfection against PEDv*, PRRS* and Porcine Rotavirus* at a cost-effective 1:600 in-use dilution rate.
Nicholas Dee1  Karyn Havas2 Apoorva Shah3  Aaron Singrey4  Gordon Spronk2  Megan Niederwerder5  Eric Nelson4  Scott Dee Abstract Viruses of veterinary significance are known to survive for extended periods in plant-based feed ingredients imported into North America. To reduce the likelihood of...
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 The effect of different phytogenic feed additives on reducing odorous compounds in swine was investigated using in vitro fermentation and analyzed their microbial communities. Soybean meal (1%) added with 0.1% different phytogenic feed additives (FA) were in vitro fermented...
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 weight. Due to improved genetics, it is possible today to find production systems that deliver...
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 suckling piglets. Despite this, a safe and effective PEDV vaccine against highly virulent strains is...
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 to high environmental heat and humidity.  This becomes especially critical in larger pigs like sows...
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...
Translate Web in Your Language »