The Interaction Between Pig Density and Dietary Energy on Performance

Dietary net energy and stocking density independently affect performance, feed utilization and profits in the finisher barn. The objective of this experiment was to assess the...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE SAFETY OF THREE REPRODUCTIVE VACCINES IN GILTS

Camprodon, A; Jordà, R*. *Corresponding author (ramon.jorda@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain Introduction Vaccination against Swine Erysipelas (SE), Porcine Parvovirus (PPV) and Leptospira infections in sows during lactation is...

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...

Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Iron from Iron Sulfate or Iron Carbonate on...

Download the complete article Keywords Ferrous carbonate, growth performance, iron, iron sulfate, nursery Abstract A total of 140 weanling pigs (DNA 241 × 600, initially 12.2 ± 0.02...

Piglet gut microbial shifts early in life: Causes and effects

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,...

Factors that impede animal movement at slaughter plants

Temple Grandin, PhD Dept. of Animal Science Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 U.S.A. Abstract Summary: Factors that impede animal movement in slaughter plants and that are likely...

Stop Piglet Scours In As Little as 4 Hours!

Stop Piglet Scours In As Little as 4 Hours! MSP Resistant Starch is a cost-effective way to help develop and feed the piglet’s microbiome. Research...

Influence of Hot-Humid Environment on Growth Performance and Reproduction of Swine1

Robert Myer and Ray Bucklin2 Environmental temperatures above the zone of thermoneutrality (comfort zone) for swine are frequent in tropical and subtropical regions, and during...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Inbreeding: Not all Gloom and Doom

Pius B. Mwansa, PhD, Genesus Inc.   As a process, mating of individuals that are related is defined as inbreeding.   Strictly speaking, all animals in a breed...

The Impact of Piglet Birth Weight on Subsequent Growout Performance and Carcass Quality

Author(s): J.F. Patience, A.D. Beaulieu and T. Osmanagic Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: SUMMARY Increased litter size resulted in...
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