Heart Health’s Potential Link to Early-life Nutrition

While researchers are well versed in the cardiovascular risks associated with a bad diet, a lack of exercise, and smoking, they’re still learning about another possible risk factor...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Foster Sows – Economic or Not?

Foster Sows – Economic or Not? Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS and Europe, Genesus Inc. For many, leaving 10% to 20% farrowing crates empty because...

WCVM Launches Initiative to Create Bank of Cell Lines for Culturing Viruses

Farmscape for February 7, 2020 Full Interview 11:10 Listen The Western College of Veterinary Medicine has launched an initiative aimed at identifying new cell lines...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Genetic effort to improve pork sensory traits

Genetic effort to improve pork sensory traits Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Genesus Geneticist czhang@genesus.com Pork quality is an important factor influencing consumers purchasing decisions. Consumers` willingness to pay more...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Boar Management Impacts Fertility

Garth Braun, General Manager at Canadian Centre of Gene Transfer – Genesus Inc.  One must consider the boar as a very important part of the farm’s...

Piglet livability By: Mohsen Pourabedin, Ph.D. Cargill Animal Nutrition-Canada

Piglet livability is described as the percentage of potential viable piglets a sow can raise. It is calculated by adding the number of stillborn...

Genesus Global Technical Report. Selection for Sow Longevity in Commercial Pig Farming

Dr. Dinesh Thekkoot, Genesus Inc.   Sow longevity is a key economic component in commercial pig farming, as it is directly proportional to the herd replacement...

Suckling Piglets Stimulate Sow Mammary Development

Farmscape for November 14, 2019 Full Interview 13:31 Listen Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc shows newborn piglets should be allowed to suckle...

Increased Sow Milk Yield Increases Piglet Growth Rates and Production Potential

      Feature ReportListen Full Interview 22:52Listen   Strategies designed to encourage the sow to produce higher volumes of milk will provide her piglets a greater opportunity...

Development of a Commercial Scale Air Treatment System

  An air cleaning technology based on biotrickling filtration developed in previous phases of the project was scaled up  and tested at the PSC swine grower-finisher facility....
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