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...

Contrasting animal movement and spatial connectivity networks in shaping transmission pathways of a genetically...

Researchers VanderWaal, Paploski, Makau and Corzo at the University of Minnesota provide new insights into how PRRSv spreads between farms and the importance of...

Efficacy of BIOPLUS® 2B on sow lactation performance, litter growth, nursery performance and health...

Steven P. Lerner 1, Sage R. Becker 2, Scott A. Dee3, Steve J. Kitt 4, Mark J. Bertram 4, Todd E. Williams 3, Brent...

Prolapse Incidence in Swine Breeding Herds Is a Cause for Concern

Abstract Beginning in the fall of 2014 there has been a general and widespread increase in the incidence of prolapse in the U.S. swine...

Virkon™ S provides effective disinfection against PEDv*, PRRS* and Porcine Rotavirus* at a cost-effective...

Virkon™ S provides effective disinfection against PEDv*, PRRS* and Porcine Rotavirus* at a cost-effective 1:600 in-use dilution rate.

Inadequate iron supplements cause subclinical anemia in weaned pigs

Source: PigHealthToday.com The standard 200 mg iron shot for baby pigs at processing may not be enough iron to last until weaning. Anemic pigs at...

Genesus Global Technical Report: Dietary Energy Considerations For Genesus Full Program Pigs Part 1:...

By: Clarence Froese, MSc., P.Ag., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc.   Energy is the most expensive component of a pig's diets, comprising about 50% of the...

Effects of dietary isoleucine and valine supplementation to excess or low leucine diets on...

Leucine is a key regulator that stimulates catabolism of branched-chain AA (BCAA; i.e., Leu, Ile, and Val) in skeletal muscle and liver. If diets...

Comparing PCV2 gilt vaccination protocols and progeny status

Source: PigHealthToday.com Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is the principal etiological agent of porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD), which can cost producers an estimated $3...

What are the best diagnostic tools for tracking Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine?

M. hyopneumoniae causes one of the swine industry’s most devastating diseases—a chronic, infectious pneumonia that can cause respiratory distress and lung lesions in pigs....
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