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)...

Genesus Global Technical Report: Metafounders: The Future of Swine Genetic Evaluation

Everestus Akanno, PhD., Geneticist, Genesus Inc. The breeding objective of nucleus swine breeding programs is to improve performance of commercial crossbred pigs. However, what appear...

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 1 Generally, it’s difficult to attribute a single cause to preweaning mortality (PWM). Various predisposing...

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...
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