The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of a subclinical inflammation on the pubertal development of boars and hence on fat androstenone.
The treatment of DDGS with fiber degrading enzymes my improve dietary nutrient availability and improve performance in growing pigs.
Question of the week 19-Oct-2017
Specific humoral immunity is mediated by glycoproteins called antibodies or immunoglobulins.
Here we describe a new LAV candidate with unique cross-protective abilities: BA71ΔCD2. Thus, inoculation of BA71ΔCD2 protected pigs not only against the experimental challenge with BA71, the virulent parental strain, but also against heterologous viruses, including Georgia 2007/1, the genotype II strain of ASFV currently circulating in East Europe.
Multi-enzyme supplementation may become a successful strategy to replace antibiotics in weanling diets.
Question of the week 12-Oct-2017
We must come up with new strategies. The objective would be to prevent the animals going for slaughter from shedding Salmonella when they arrive at the abattoir, since they are the biggest responsible for carcass contamination.
Photo of the week 06-Oct-2017
Effect of feeding time and frequency during gestation does not affect farrowing performance.
Spanish pig prices will still fall, but the great question is: until where? The answer is not an easy one, but we tend to think that…
Sometimes, when working on the farm, we have to get up close to the sow to check its card in order to know its productive cycle. Or, whilst carrying piglets to be fostered, we ask ourselves, will that sow be a second parity one?
Photo of the week 29-Sep-2017
Lysine deficient diets at the end of the fattening period may promote intramuscular fat deposition affecting fatty acid composition.
Photo of the week 20-Oct-2017
Besides dosing factors, epidemiological factors (such as number of competing strains and bacterial excretion) influenced resistance development and need to be considered further in relation to optimal treatment strategies.
Once the first symptoms of the infection emerged in pigs the facility was locked and the possibility to get in from outside was the only used.
Photo of the week 13-Oct-2017
By Elizabeth Hawkins, The Ohio State University Extension, from the 2017 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference, March 7 - 8, Ada, OH, USA.
The first outbreaks of SVV infection in Brazil were reported in 2014. However, it was not known whether the virus was circulating in Brazilian pig herds before this year.
The use of by-products from the agri-food industry reduces feed costs. This study explores the nutritional value of eight potential by-products for liquid feeding.
Tool that allows you to calculate the replacement rate in your farm.
This time, Joan Wennberg discusses the different feeding and environmental control systems in the farrowing house with Heraclio Corchón and Javier Lorente
An effective gilt acclimation program should ideally reduce M. hyopneumoniae shedding at first farrowing. The aim of this study was to identify current acclimation strategies for M. hyopneumoniae in Europe.
Question of the week 05-Oct-2017
The unexpected frequency of viral exchange between commercial and exhibition swine raises questions about the understudied interface between these populations.
We’ve got good news for our users interested in the pig prices in Colombia. As of today, we’ve expanded the prices section with this market.
The aim of the present study was to investigate how piglets’ use of a creep area is affected by using radiant heat compared to an incandescent light bulb.
Lifting partitions in the farrowing unit allows piglets from different litters to mix, sharing teats and socializing.
By Kathy Talkington, Project Director, Antimicrobial Resistance, The Pew Charitable Trusts, from the 2016 NIAA Antibiotic Symposium - Working Together For Better Solutions, November 1 - 3, 2016, Herndon, Virginia, USA.
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