Monitoring ISU VDL data for signs of emerging diseases

The overall objective of this endeavor was to develop and apply new tools and algorithms to swine diagnostic data as a means for enhancing...

Maternal effects in swine breeding How much are we exploiting?

Maternal effects can be defined as all conditions that relate to how a dam’s genetics and life history influences how her progenies perform. These...

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,...

Effect of feed sweetener and feed flavor on growth performance of weanling pigs

At weaning, pigs have to cope with abrupt withdrawal of sow milk, and this often causes appetite suppression due to marked changes in diet...

Study compares PRRSV antibody-sampling options for sows

When it comes to porcine reproductive and respiratory virus (PRRSV) it’s important for the veterinarian and farm personnel to know the health status of...

Genesus Global Technical Report-Factors Affecting Preweaning Piglet Mortality- Part 1

Dinesh Thekkoot PhD, Genesus Inc.   Pigs are polytochous animals, which means they produce multiple piglets in one farrowing. This evolutionary strategy is called “parental optimism”...

Evaluation of Yeast Culture in Sow Diet to Improve Piglet Performance

Importance of Dietary Arginine in Swine Production Arginine plays multiple roles in animal metabolism by serving as a substrate for protein synthesis, an intermediate in...

Reduction Of Edema Disease Mortality With Vepured® Vaccination

DeGroot, M.*; Cardinal, F2.; Galé, I3.; Rodríguez-Ballarà, I3.; Nodar, L3. 1HIPRA HIPRA ANIMAL HEALTH CANADA INC., (Otawa), Canada. mike.degroot@hipra.com 2 Triple V. (Acton Vale)...

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...

Dietary Fiber and Intestinal Health of Monogastric Animals

Abstract Animal performance, feed efficiency, and overall health are heavily dependent on gut health. Changes in animal production systems and feed regulations away from the...
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