Even in the absence of clinical signs, growth rate and feed intake are likely to be reduced by L. intracellularis infections. There is a trend that also PCV2 infections can exert a similar negative influence.
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Sows with high peripartal feeding show highest colostrum yield and better colostrum composition.
A survey of national animal influenza surveillance programmes was conducted to assess the current capacity to detect influenza viruses with zoonotic potential in animals.
Question of the week 18-Nov-2014
A photo report on Eurotier, which is being held from 11 to 14 November 2014 in Hanover, Germany.
This Meat MythCrusher video features Dr. Stacy Scramlin from South Dakota State University touring a sow housing facility to discuss different housing types and what determines humane handling of pigs raised for food.
Distinct PCV2 variants are circulating in commercial pig farms. How the vaccine induced immunity may affect PCV2 evolution?
Photo of the week 20-Nov-2014
Feeding growing-finishing pigs with daily tailored diets using precision feeding techniques is an effective approach to reduce nutrient excretion, without compromising pig performance or carcass composition
Tool that allows you to calculate the
replacement rate in your farm.
Comparing different vaccination strategies against M. hyopneumoniae indicates varying levels of protection. M. hyopneumoniae is still a major problem despite the widely applied vaccination.
The esterified palm acid oils high in MAG and DAG increase saturated fatty acid deposition.
Serological data that were obtained by testing meat juice samples from various pig herds were analyzed as proof of the "meat juice multi-serology" concept.
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- 20-Nov-2014 Interview to PIC's global wean-to-finish manager Brian Melody
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