Fertility problems with variable reproductive performances were detected. Also, ear and tail necroses appear in nurseries, and continuous diarrhoea cases and rectal prolapses in the fattenings.
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The survival of A. pleuropneumoniae was investigated under controlled laboratory conditions.
Photo of the week 17-Jul-2014
Let us see the case of a farm with 5 non-productive days more than the average of the farms with the same profile. Where are these days lost?
Question of the week 15-Jul-2014
Vaccination may affect strain diversity and immune escape through recombination and point mutation.
Dr. Richard Raymond, Consultant, from the 2013 NIAA Symposium Bridging tge Gap Between Animal Health and Human health, November 12-14, 2013 Kansas City, MO, USA.
We hear a lot of talk about optimizing profitability in grow-finish through reducing standard deviation of marketed weights and aiming that tighter weight group at the profit optimal average weight at the time of marketing. It’s a bit like playing darts, you want the darts to be in tight group but it is also necessary to be near the bull’s eye on the target.
Ad libitum feeding during the peripartal period limits excessive loss of body reserves improving litter growth and weaning weight.
The importance of boar taint in meat quality...
The goals of this study were to characterize influenza infections in Minnesota pigs and assess biosecurity measures used by swine workers.
We need to know, at all moments, which amount of feed are the sows eating, so we will weigh the feed at least once per week.
The use of new fibre sources may reduce the dry matter and energy digestibility in pigs.
Tool that allows you to calculate the
replacement rate in your farm.
- 21-Jul-2014 PIC adds Relationship Based Genomic Selection to Crossbred products
- 18-Jul-2014 ACMC: Sow’s influence on total herd feed conversion
- 17-Jul-2014 Weda: Piglet Feeding Gaining E-Mobility
- 11-Jul-2014 Joint venture: TOPIGS and Ruibang
- 10-Jul-2014 European veterinary meeting organized by IDT Biologika