Can the processing-fluid toolbox expand beyond PRRS?

Piglet processing fluids have been shown to be a practical, time-efficient and affordable diagnostic tool for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), and some...

Genesus Global Technical Report ,Factors Affecting Pre-weaning Piglet Mortality Part 2

By: Dinesh Thekkoot PhD, Genesus Inc. Factors Affecting Preweaning Piglet Mortality Part 1 Generally, it’s difficult to attribute a single cause to preweaning mortality (PWM). Various predisposing...

Breeding Values – AGC Refresher

Breeding value: The value of an individual as a (genetic) parent. Also – can’t be measured directly, elusive, relative, and an abstract mathematical concept....

Genesus Global Technical Report, Dietary Energy Considerations For Genesus Full Program Pigs Part 2:...

By: Clarence Froese, MSc., P.Ag., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc. In part 1 of this topic, the levels of daily feed intakes typically achieved by...

How stress hammers a pig’s intestinal system

Pigs get stressed out for lots of reasons, but weaning, heat, crowding, transportation and related challenges can weaken their immune system and make them...

Metagenomic, Viral and Host Genetic Analyses of Congenital Tremor in Pigs

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...

High-protein distillers dried grains with solubles provide high quality pig nutrition

With more ethanol in production and a greater ability to upcycle co-products into animal feed ingredients, companies are creating custom products and partnering with...

Potential risk‐factors affecting Salmonella sp. and Escherichia coli occurrence and distribution in Midwestern United...

Abstract Aim This study aimed to evaluate the patterns and potential risk factors associated with the occurrence of Salmonella sp. and Escherichia coli in...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Improving selection for efficient lean gain

By: Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. czhang@genesus.com   In the pig industry, efficient lean gain is closely associated with profitability of pork production.   During the grow-finish period,...

University of Minnesota studies water quality effects on nursery pigs

By: Brigit Lozinski, Milena Saqui-Salces, Gerald Shurson and Pedro Urriola, University of Minnesota Department of Animal Science; Brent Frederick, Christensen Family Farms; Melissa Wilson,...
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