Nitrogen in manure and its forms

Nitrogen, essential element Nitrogen, which is abundant in nature in its gaseous form N2, makes up about 78% of the atmosphere. It is an essential...

Evaporative Cooling

Download the complete article Introduction Evaporative cooling systems are used to reduce the indoor air temperature within animal housing during periods of warm weather. An evaporative cooling...

Values for digestible indispensable amino acid score (DIAAS) determined in pigs for breakfast cereals...

Breakfast cereals are usually consumed with milk as a breakfast meal. To meet requirements for amino acids (AA), higher quality proteins are needed to...

Can the processing-fluid toolbox expand beyond PRRS?

Piglet processing fluids have been shown to be a practical, time-efficient and affordable diagnostic tool for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), and some...

Genesus Global Technical Report ,Factors Affecting Pre-weaning Piglet Mortality Part 2

By: Dinesh Thekkoot PhD, Genesus Inc. Factors Affecting Preweaning Piglet Mortality Part 1 Generally, it’s difficult to attribute a single cause to preweaning mortality (PWM). Various predisposing...

Breeding Values – AGC Refresher

Breeding value: The value of an individual as a (genetic) parent. Also – can’t be measured directly, elusive, relative, and an abstract mathematical concept....

Genesus Global Technical Report, Dietary Energy Considerations For Genesus Full Program Pigs Part 2:...

By: Clarence Froese, MSc., P.Ag., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc. In part 1 of this topic, the levels of daily feed intakes typically achieved by...

How stress hammers a pig’s intestinal system

Pigs get stressed out for lots of reasons, but weaning, heat, crowding, transportation and related challenges can weaken their immune system and make them...

Metagenomic, Viral and Host Genetic Analyses of Congenital Tremor in Pigs

Comments A THESIS Presented to the Faculty of The Graduate College at the University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of...

High-protein distillers dried grains with solubles provide high quality pig nutrition

With more ethanol in production and a greater ability to upcycle co-products into animal feed ingredients, companies are creating custom products and partnering with...
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