High-Fibre Diets & Immune Stimulation Increase Threonine Requirements

Reduced growth and less efficient use of nutrients is found in sub-clinical disease. Health and nutrient requirements need to be better understood now that...

Long-Term Trends in Pigs per Litter

Key performance metrics for swine production include feed conversion, litters per sow per year, pigs per litter, and pounds of pork produced per sow...

Effect of replacing corn with bakery meal in diets for weanling pigs

Bakery meal consist of unsalable bread, breakfast cereals, cookies, pasta, and other foods that are no longer intended for human consumption. Bakery meal converts...

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...

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...

Research into the Human Microbiome Applicable to Pigs

A Microbiology Professor with the University of Guelph says many of the discoveries related to the gut microbiome of humans can be applied to...

Genesus Global Technical Report- Data Integrity and Genetic Evaluation Systems

By: Everestus Akanno, PhD., Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   The success of pig genetic improvement programs depends heavily on the continued generation, collection, and analysis of industry-wide...

Edema Disease- Hipra Animal Health

Escherichia coli belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family of facultative anaerobic gram-negative bacteria. Within this species there are E.coli strains that belong to the individual’s commensal...

Supporting Normal with Effective Probiotics

Dr. Kim Morrill, Dr. Keith A. Bryan, David Ledgerwood, MS PAS, and Dr. Steve Lerner According to the American Institute of Stress, a popular definition...

Ct values predict PRRS nursery mortality, can guide vaccination decisions

Obtaining cycle threshold (Ct) values based on processing fluids provides a practical way to identify neonatal pigs at risk for nursery mortality associated with...
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