Feeding Organic and Inorganic Sources of Trace Minerals for Swine Production

Heather Hellman Graduate research assistant Marcia Carlson State extension swine nutrition specialist A balanced diet of required nutrients is vital in the operation of a profitable swine production....

Integrated Fly Control at an Eastern Corn Belt Swine Finishing Unit

Dr. Tom Gillespie, DVM University of Purdue; Diplomate, ABVP Swine Health Management Specialty Kevin C. Thorne B.A. DePaul University (case manager) Abstract A study was conducted in the Eastern Corn...

The Pig as an Animal Model for Health Research

Research in pigs benefits human health Dan Columbus and Lee Whittington, Prairie Swine Centre Awareness of the benefits of using large animal models in human nutrition...

Managing Winter Ventilation

One small difference when it comes to winter ventilation, is that for a period of time, in late fall and also in early spring, staff need to...

Effect of decreasing protein levels in diets fed to weanling pigs on growth performance,...

Diarrhea is one of the main problems for pigs during the post-weaning period. Traditionally, antibiotic growth promoters have been used to control post-weaning diarrhea,...

Detection of mycotoxins and metabolites in animal products

Carry-over of mycotoxins in animal products has been studied since the 1990s. Attempts have been made to understand the mechanism involved, the rate of...

Auditing On-Farm Biosecurity

mproving the Laying Area for Gestating Sows This video clip contains testimonials from hog producers who participated in a project focused on strategies to improve...

Digestibility of calcium varies throughout gestation in sows, study says

Swine diets are primarily formulated and tested in growing pigs. Studies show the ideal ratio of nutrients, specifically the ratio of calcium to phosphorus,...

25 Years of Swine Research

25 Years of Swine Research Posted in: Pork Insight Articles, Prairie Swine Centre by admin on May 5, 2017 This presentation outlines some of the major...

Understanding the Interaction between Nutrition and Pig Health

With new legislation eliminating the use of in-feed antibiotics for growth promotion in Canada and increasing consumer pressure to reduce antibiotic use in animal...
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