Pathogens that are transmitted mostly through direct, pig to pig, contact are generally contained with today’s biosecurity programs and pig flow strategies. However, pathogens using multiple routes of transmission seem to evade standard biosecurity programs.
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In order to avoid that the pigs urinate and defecate in the trough we can place approximately a metre of pipe on the floor parallel to the trough and tightened with two clamps.
The ZnAA may reduce the negative effects of severe heat stress on ileal integrity.
Phylogenetic analysis revealed that they belonged to the lineages ‘‘Avian-Like’’ H1N1, ‘‘Human-Like’’ H3N2, and ‘‘Human-Like’’ H1N2
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We fear that in the short term, the collapse caused by the Russian closure will become more evident and, that with it, the price will inevitably fall again.
Largely unknown or under-appreciated is that Africa’s pig sector is growing rapidly, with the highest increases in pig populations occurring in Uganda, where the national pig population has grown, remarkably, from just 0.19 million animals 30 years ago to 3.2 million animals today.
Organic dust extract exposure negatively affects pig macrophage activation and function, potentially enhancing host susceptibility to a variety of respiratory infections.
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A risk of airborne transmission of PRRSV is real, and air filtration can significantly reduce its risk. Area regional approach on PRRSV control/elimination indicates our direction where we should move forward in future.
In conclusion, placental transmission of PCV-2 from a non-immune sow to fetuses is possible when the infection of the dam occurs before gestation or after 62 days of gestation.
The progeny of sows fed a high-fat diet have a higher total PUFA and n−6 fatty acid contents in the longissimus thoracis muscle.
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