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Article published the 25 from November from 2016:
How would you feel if one day – seemingly out of the blue – someone took away your favorite beverage and replaced it with something they said was good for you? Would you scream frustration? Would yo...
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Dari Brown
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Article published the 8 from August from 2016:
Sows face great metabolic challenges around farrowing. High energy demands for fetal growth during the last weeks of gestation and high energy output through milk production during lactation often result in a n...
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Tobias Steiner
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Article published the 22 from February from 2016:
If we want to maintain a prolific and productive herd, we must continue to prioritise the introduction of high genetic merit replacement gilts into our herd. Additionally we must manage and feed them correctly ...
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Eoin Doyle
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Article published the 18 from November from 2013:
Introduction The industry definition of "Gestation Stall Free" was that sows and gilts should be kept in loose housing systems from five days after service until one week before farrowing. Associated with thi...
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Roger Campbell
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Article published the 26 from July from 2013:
Introduction Rectal prolapse can occur in all species of domestic animals, but it is most common in the swine [1]. In pigs, it occurs if support and fixation mechanisms (fascia, muscles, ligaments) are overcom...
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Panagiotis TassisVasileios Papatsiros
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Article published the 25 from October from 2012:
Introduction During the past few years, there has been growing concern expressed by the public over the continued use of individual stalls in gestation or pregnant sow housing systems. In the United States, th...
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Larry D. Jacobson
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Article published the 19 from September from 2012:
Introduction Consumer interest continues to focus on where food comes from and how it is raised. The European Union has banned the use of sow confinement stalls by 2013, and Ohio has banned the use of new ges...
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Ed Barrie
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Article published the 24 from July from 2012:
Claw and leg lesions in sows may cause lameness, and have detrimental effects on animal welfare. In the European Welfare Quality® protocol, lameness is one of the animal-based measures to assess animal welf...
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Liesbet Pluym
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Article published the 5 from January from 2012:
AbstractClostridium difficile is an important cause of enteric disease in humans. In pigs Clostridium difficile can cause neonatal enteritis and can be isolated from faeces from diseased and healthy animals. Ac...
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E.C. KeessenL.J.A Lipman
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Article published the 7 from June from 2011:
Summary Oxytocin is frequently used to decrease farrowing time and birth interval as an aid to prevent stillbirths. However, recent research has shown that oxytocin use can increase the number of pigs&nbs...
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Dr. Joel DeRoucheyDr. Mike TokachGoodband, Robert D.
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