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Question of the week 21-Oct-2014
A total of 152 pork samples were collected in markets and supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City. Antimicrobial susceptibility of the isolates to antimicrobial agents was determined.
Anterior teats appear to contain more IgA and IgG than the posterior ones in sows.
Photo of the week 16-Oct-2014
This work represents the first report of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis from caseous lymphadenitis lesions in Black Alentejano pig and alerts for the importance of the establishment of suitable control and sanitary management practices
The main aspect that cannot be forgotten is the complete approach necessary to evaluate all possibilities. In that sense, samples have to be collected and tested to all possible agents that might cause diarrhea.
The goal is to know the production stage of gestating sows in a quick and visual way.
The provision of trace minerals at the correct level and in their organic form is essential for the modern hyper-prolific sow: they have been shown to increase litter size, the quality of the piglet at birth and weaning and weaning weight and to reduce sow lameness and premature culling.
This simulator calculates the quantity of
medicine to incorporate in water when
using a flow dispenser.
Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4-6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.
The benefit on antibiotic use is particularly clear when herds are multicontaminated by pathogenic virus and bacteria, allowing also to maintain animal welfare and operational productivity, but a good immunity against PCV2 is effective also in high health status herds.
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