This chapter presents the history and the current state-of-the-art in the only Slovenian autochthonous pig breed - Krškopolje pig (Krškopoljski prašič).
What nutrients can be provided to the sow to improve fetal growth, production of milk and colostrum and to modulate the inflammatory response.
A comprehensive management plan for slurry transforms a perceived problem into an opportunity and a valued resource.
Overwhelming euphoria should not blind us or cloud our senses: What will happen when China returns to self-sufficiency?
Do we clearly understand which are the most effective biosecurity measurements to prevent the transmission of ASF between farms when infection pressure increases? What are the major worries of those producers and veterinarians dealing with outbreaks of the disease over short distances?
In a series of articles, swine reproduction and insemination specialist, Javier Gil Pascual, addresses the key aspects of oestrus stimulation and detection, and insemination.
History and current status of the Iberian breed, an autochthonous pig breed of the Iberian Peninsula.
How, when and why should feed be increased? what needs to be considered when drawing feed curves? first hand farmer experience from Can Ballau, answers these and other questions
Which tests should be performed considering their limitations, and what management practices to use to increase security.
With the emergence of artificial, "lab-grown" meat, What does the future hold for livestock farming? will livestock farming disappear all-together?
The high baseline demand of China on the pork side, due to ASF, will hide how plant-based meats creep up on traditional meat product demand.
Data sheet with nutritional values (table comparison) and most recent studies about sorghum.
Exposure methods: natural, intranasal, intra-tracheal, aerosol or vaccination.
What is the disease transmission risk that comes with importing raw materials? Many feed ingredients are produced in China.