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Abstract The gut microbiome has long been known to play fundamentally important roles in the animal health and the well-being of its host. As such, the establishment and maintenance of a beneficial gut microbiota early in life is crucial in...
Farrowing can be a stressful process for both caretaker and the sow involved. Understanding how to use pharmaceutical technologies that supports the farrowing process will aid you and your veterinarian in reducing farrowing stress in your swine herd. Image by...
Simon Grey General Manager European Region If you do an internet search on this topic you will see many reasons for people to choose a food; taste, appearance, price, is it healthy, convenience, is it ethical or environmentally sustainable. If...
The olive oil tree (Olea europaea L.) contains hydrophilic and lipophilic bioactive compounds, which include flavones, phenolic acids, phenolic alcohols, secoiridoids, and hydroxycinnamic acid derivatives. These bioactive compounds have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties, and therefore, olive-derived plant bioactive...
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...
Some key associations show that selection for: • Growth rate will not significantly improve pork quality traits • Feed conversion decreases pork quality by making pork lighter in color • Leaner carcasses will reduce marbling, increase cooking loss and paleness of hams •...
Abstract The recently emerged PRRSV 1-4-4 L1C variant (L1C.5) was in vivo and in vitro characterized in this study in comparison with three other contemporary 1-4-4 isolates (L1C.1, L1A, and L1H) and one 1-7-4 L1A isolate. Seventy-two 3-week-old PRRSV-naive pigs...
By: Chr. Hansen Swine Technical Service Team Download the complete article When conditions in the market demand action, for example, with high commodity prices, high value of hogs, and severe challenges from PRRS, isn’t it important to consider using a cost-effective,...
Soybean expellers contain trypsin inhibitors, which negatively affect nutrient digestibility, feed efficiency, and health status of animals. Therefore, heat treatment is needed to inactivate trypsin inhibitors to improve nutrient digestibility in soybean expellers. Different types and degrees of processing...
Abstract: The importance of optimal body condition to maximize reproductive health and perinatal outcomes in pigs Overnutrition or undernutrition during all or part of the reproductive cycle predisposes sows to metabolic consequences and poor reproductive health which contributes to a...
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