Total born, use of toxin binder, farrowing assistance and health status show an association with sow mortality due to uterine prolapses.
Joan Aparicio and Lluís Ferrer share their experience on how to prepare the replacement animals with Joan Wennberg.
The skin is the first defensive line, as is the largest organ of the body.
Enric Marco comments on the practical implications of a recent research article about PEDv excretion in semen.
Intestinal integrity is just as relevant as vaccination protocols in inducing adequate immunity to environmental challenges.
Vitamin D3 plays a central role in the immune response of swine . 25-OH D3 may be a more efficient source to improve vitamin D status of pigs than cholecalciferol.
Percentage of prolapsed sows has consistently increased every year, from 4.8 in 2012 to 10.2% in 2016.
Gilt acclimation was performed in 78% surveyed European farms; vaccination, alone or combined with natural exposure to infected animals, was the main used strategy.