Genesus Global Technical Report, Amino Acid Requirements of Genesus Finishing Pigs Part 1: Digestible...

  Clarence Froese, M.Sc., P.Ag., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc. Proteins consist of a number of structural components including amino acids. During digestion the bonds holding...

Effects of RAD51-stimulatory compound 1 (RS-1) and its vehicle, DMSO, on pig embryo culture

Abstract Pigs have become an important model for agricultural and biomedical purposes. The advent of genomic engineering tools, such as the CRISPR/Cas9 system, has facilitated...

US trial shows that oregano essential oil can improve pig unit throughput

A trial managed by Carthage Innovation Swine Solutions (CISS) in the US found that the 100 percent natural oregano essential oil (OEO) feed additive,...

Genesus Global Technical Report: Disease Resilience Focused on Improving Pig Health

Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. What is disease resilience and why is it important? Disease challenges in swine put downward pressure on the economics...

ActiSaf HR+ in sow feed improves baby pig growth after weaning across different ...

Download the complete article New research from Phileo by Lesaffre continues to demonstrate the practical benefits of feeding ActiSaf HR+ to brood sows. This work ...

Relationships among Microbial Communities in Pigs

Today, we are sharing a recent article published in the journal Microorganisms by Dr. Valeris-Chacin and the MycoLab. The publication, available in open access,...

Antimicrobial use in wean to market pigs in the United States assessed via voluntary...

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are...

Litter level agreement of PRRS PCR results in testicles, tails and udder wipes samples

This recent publication by former MSHMP post-doc Dr. Carles Vilalta compares various sample types used to assess PRRS status of piglets at the litter...

Cardiovascular Development and Congenital Heart Disease Modeling in the Pig

Abstract Background Modeling cardiovascular diseases in mice has provided invaluable insights into the cause of congenital heart disease. However, the small size of the mouse...

A novel swine sex-linked marker and its application across different mammalian species

Abstract Advances in genome editing tools have reduced barriers to the creation of animal models. Due to their anatomical and physiological similarities to humans, there...
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