Farms that use living animals for the exposure to gilts during the acclimatization and farms that had increased number of weaned piglets per sow and year were less likely to test positive for M. hyopneumoniae and less likely to develop clinical symptoms of EP in fattening pigs.
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The results obtained at the commercial growing-finishing farms show that in uncontrolled conditions the water disappearance and manure production are significantly influenced by the drinker type.
This video highlights the "how to" of whitewashing a pig barn for the control of PEDV.
A lot of work needs to be done for controlling HP-PRRS completely. The implementation of proper regional control and eradication programs against PRRS is necessary in China and the Asian countries. Meanwhile, the increasing diversity of the PRRSV should be taken into consideration for developing more effective and safe vaccines.
From 2011 to 2013, the French network for the surveillance of influenza viruses in pigs (Résavip) has made it possible to conduct 629 visits in 476 farms.
In May 2013 a sow farm in Indiana (USA) broke with PEDv. In mid March 2014, scour were observed in the onsite nursery and finisher. In the subsequent week, PEDv was diagnosed of the same strain (99.9 % homology) and the virus moved into the farrowing house.
This simulator calculates the quantity of
medicine to incorporate in water when
using a flow dispenser.
Fatty acid composition of pork lean and fat may be altered by reducing dietary CP and supplementing AA.
2014 Leman China Swine Conference was held in October 20-22 2014 in Xi'an, China and organized by the University of Minnesota.
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- 30-Oct-2014 Alltech: Dr. Pearse Lyons to receive 2014 Henry Clay Medallion
- 30-Oct-2014 Cargill Wins Order of Excellence Award from Excellence Canada
- 29-Oct-2014 Nedap launches ‘Farrowing feeding’ to prevent condition loss in sows
- 28-Oct-2014 Danish Crown to trial antibiotics-free production of pigs for slaughter