Pigs can be fed diets including up to 240 g/kg canola meal together with 150 g/kg DDGS without affecting performance and carcass quality.Use of canola meal with DDGS in diets for barrows and gilts
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Different alternatives for surgical castration without anaesthesia were performed on 20 farms to evaluate the effect on boar taint and carcass quality.Comparative of alternatives for surgical castration of male pigs
Sorghum grain and sorghum dried distillers grains with soluble can be fed to result in high-quality ground pork.Effect of sorghum dried distillers grains with soluble on ground pork
Different feeding programs might be needed for barrows and gilts to optimize the production of high quality dry-cured hams.Lysine restriction on pigs intended for dry-cured hams
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to amend the livestock exportation regulations to eliminate pre-export tuberculosis and brucellosis testing for goats and breeding swine if the receiving country does not require such testing.USA - USDA proposes to amend Livestock Exportation Regulations
Alternative to surgical castration without anesthesia (I)
The administration of local or general anesthesia, accompanied in all cases by a long-lasting analgesic, eliminates or considerably reduces the pain caused by surgical castration. However, the use of these products has certain limitations.