ABSTRACT African swine fever virus (ASFV) is the etiological agent of a highly lethal hemorrhagic disease in domestic pigs and wild boars that has significant economic consequences for the pig industry. The type I interferon (IFN) signaling pathway is a...
Chong Li    Marie R Culhane, Declan C Schroeder, Maxim C-J Cheeran, Lucina Galina Pantoja, Micah L Jansen, Montserrat Torremorell Abstract Although vaccination is broadly used in North American swine breeding herds, managing swine...
P. E. Kaufman, P. G. Koehler, and J. F. Butler External parasites of swine are a serious problem for Florida producers. Arthropod parasites limit production by feeding on blood, skin, and hair. The wounds and skin irritation produced by these...
This factsheet reviews the movement of nitrogen in concentrated feeding operations for raising swine, and is intended for readers looking for basic background information on animal production systems. The nitrogen dynamics and practices described here are specific to North...
Abstract Daily water use and wastage patterns of pigs have major effects on the efficacy of in-water antimicrobial dosing events when conducted for metaphylaxis or to treat clinical disease. However, daily water use and wastage patterns of pigs are not...
Researchers have found that decay of tissues after death can be halted and cell functions restored based on early experiments in pigs that may eventually help increase the number of transplantable human organs. Sixty minutes after stopping the heart in...
Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. Profitability for swine producers has traditionally focused on lowering cost, improving efficiency, or increasing value. An important component of efficiency is maximizing marketable product. Delivering more product to market makes economic sense, particularly when...
The Problem Nitrogen compounds derived from excess amino acids in crude protein ingredients in swine feed end up in manure and urine, from which they contribute significantly to the carbon footprint of animal agriculture. Those excreted nitrogen compounds can be...
1Virus and Prion Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, IA, United States 2Veterinary Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Fort Collins, CO, United States 3Veterinary Services,...
Bailey, H., J. Campbell, and H. H. Stein. 2022. The combination of spray dried plasma and reduced crude protein in diets decreases circulating cytokines of weanling pigs. 15th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology of Pigs. Animal - Science Proceedings 13(Issue...
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