The aim is to avoid dehydration during the first days after weaning to improve feed intake.
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During 2012 PCV2 variants or mutants (mPCV2) appeared in the USA and were frequently associated with PCV-associated diseases. The possibility of lack of cross-protection of commercial vaccines against mPCV2 is now of major concern.
Photo of the week 21-Apr-2014
Pigs can be fed diets including up to 240 g/kg canola meal together with 150 g/kg DDGS without affecting performance and carcass quality.
At a moment in which the prices of the raw materials, although they are giving us a break, are still very high, it is essential to take some time to think about the use of enzymes in swine.
No dam related risk factor for colonisation status of litter or piglets within litters could be identified.
Biosecurity is a useful measure to promote the reduction of antimicrobial use in the pig industry.
Question of the week 22-Apr-2014
Feed efficiency as it is measured by the feed conversion ratio (FCR) is basically an engineering concept. There are a lot of misconceptions about feed efficiency and even more surrounding the economics associated with it.
Supplementing freezing media with 2 mm GSH greatly improves boar sperm cryopreservation technology, as it significantly improves the fertilizing ability of frozen-thawed spermatozoa.
Many of these tools are difficult to clean and, in many cases, they may be damaged by water, soap, and disinfectants.
The first goal of the project is to control PRRSv-infections in order to produce negative offspring.
This simulator calculates the quantity of
medicine to incorporate in water when
using a flow dispenser.
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