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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...

Research Targets Nutritional Strategies for Low Birth Weight Piglets

Farmscape for July 8, 2020 Full Interview 14:42 Listen By improving nutritional strategies scientists hope to reduce mortality and improve the performance of low birth...

Engineering Controls Reduce Hydrogen Sulphide Exposure in Swine Barns

Three engineering control measures were developed and tested for effectiveness in protecting swine barn workers from exposure to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas during manure handling events. A...

Genesus Global Technical Report- Is Running A Nucleus Farm Easy?

By: Mark Jacques, Genesus Inc.   Running a nucleus farm cannot be that difficult, can it? This seems to be the thought that many large commercial...

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...

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...

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”...

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)...
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