Three experiments were conducted to investigate the implications of replacing farrowing crates with an alternative housing system from 3 days postpartum until weaning.
Question of the week 14-Dec-2017
Enric Marco discusses a trial that concludes that the later the infection by M. hyorhinis occurs, the less serious it is. This information can be very useful to devise new control strategies in the era of antibiotic reduction.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of the weaned recipients' parity on fertility and prolificacy following NsDU-ET.
Pork Quality Initiative - What Ever Happened To Old Fashioned Taste And Tenderness? - PORK Academy - Everett L. Forkner, Owner and President of Forkner Farms Inc., from the 2017 World Pork Expo, June 7 - 9, 2017, Des Moines, IA, USA.
Question of the week 07-Dec-2017
The farmer contacted the veterinary surgeon concerning an increase of subcutaneous haemorrhages and bruises in the skin of several piglets in eight different litters. No deaths have yet been attributed to the problem.
We come to the close of a year filled with happy surprises in the hog industry. 2018 will be a year of continued growth in income for most nations throughout the world. Higher incomes bring more demand for pork.
Photo of the week 01-Dec-2017
Question of the week 30-Nov-2017
In any social network, following and being followed is one of the most important aspects: How do we do it at 333?
EP-like lesions and pleuritis are routinely identified in slaughter pigs in England. EP-like lesions and pleuritis are significantly associated with a reduction in carcass weight. Endemic pig respiratory diseases remain economically important.
Photo of the week 24-Nov-2017
Question of the week 23-Nov-2017
The interaction between dietary Arginine content and ZnO supplementation may play a negative impact on the antioxidant capacity and inflammatory response in weanling pigs.
The results will help in the design and implementation of early detection, prevention, and control strategies for one of the most devastating diseases affecting the swine industry in the U.S.
Frequently, diseases become established on a farm because we culture them.
Does a high growth rate really increase the risk of osteochondrosis and lameness?
Photo of the week 08-Dec-2017
Increase crude protein level in lactating diet may enhance milk quality and improve sow and litter performance in high productive sows.
UCP1 KI pigs are a potentially valuable resource for agricultural production through their combination of cold adaptation with reduced fat deposition.
Dr. Robert Morrison created the Swine Health Monitoring Project in 2011 and, after his tragic loss, in May 2017 the program was renamed.
Tool that allows you to calculate the replacement rate in your farm.
Resist, resist and resist should be the motto for the first three months of 2018.
In late 2015, an avian-origin H4N6 influenza A virus was isolated from pigs in the United States.
The use of digestible rather than total amino acid in diet formulation clearly improve N retention and reduces N excretion.
This study assessed the efficacy of two different Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination programmes in relation to the time of weaning.
Curiously, when I started to think about it, what I had considered as my number one mistake for most of my professional life became the fifth in importance.
How to guide to reducing Boar Taint. Future management strategies and the role of technology. Caroline Kealey - Pigs 2022 Conference 2017
Environmental impact of heavy pig may be reduced by lowering CP content diets with balanced AA profile without affection ham quality.
Sows can exhibit clear preferences for enrichment type, with the sows interacting with the rope significantly more often throughout the study, at each sampling hour.
- 14Dec Hypor's New Facility Opens Doors to the Future
- 13Dec Miratorg produces 230 thousand tons of pork for January- September 2017
- 13Dec Lallemand Animal Nutrition Supporting the Animal Microbiome Congress
- 13Dec New service picks up piggery problems
- 11Dec APRIL in December call for new scientists and new science