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Treating Swine and Municipal Wastewater with Microbial Fuel Cell Technology

Land application of livestock wastewater is creating challenges for producers due to costs and environmental impacts. Finding alternatives is of great interest in order...

Reducing Post-Weaning Diarrhea: Digesting the Results

Previously, low levels of antibiotics were supplied in feed so that post-weaning diarrhea was reduced. Feed additives may be able to help replace antibiotics...

Genomic selection for disease resilience using measures of antibody (Ab) response

Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc.   Disease is a major contributor to increased costs in the swine industry. For example, the cost estimated from the...

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...

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 1Generally, 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, 2020Full Interview 14:42 ListenBy 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...
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