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“Using Genetic Markers To Improve Selection” By: Paul Walker Thompson Date: April 13, 2016 Dr. Ken Stalder recently wrote an article in the “National Hog Farmer” describing how Gene Typin...
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“Heat Check Boars” By: Paul Walker Thompson Date: January 11, 2016 I have just read a great article by Colin Johnson of Iowa State University where I learned some interesting things about ...
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Disease Prevention Through Biosecurity” By: Paul Walker Thompson March 13, 2016 Biosecurity is a big buzz word these days in the Hog Industry, and is of huge importance to the well-being...
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“Prevention And/Or Dealing With Foaming Manure Pits” By: Paul Walker Thompson Date: March 25, 2016 The incidence of Foaming Manure Pits and their potentially dangerous effects on Hum...
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lets hear what you have per you breed...
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“Moving To Gestation Pens” By: Paul Walker Thompson January 1, 2016 Are you thinking of putting in some gestation pens? Due to Animal Welfare Groups and Consumer Pressure, many Hog Farmers a...
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What is your opinion on Extruded Linseed utilisation in mono-gastric nutrition to supply Omega 3? Do they have the enough ability to convert Linolenic acid into Eicosapentaenic acid and Docosapentaeni...
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I am having a problem with the viability of boar sperm. Human, horse and other animal sperm are viable in a glass chamber used for counting sperm but boar sperm die. I think it might be the UV curin...
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how to write a proposal...
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Hi. How to start a pig farm with no finance, no farm in South Africa. I am based in Polokwane Limpopo. Any assistance will be appreciated. Rendani Mudau Polokwane...
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“Disease, Sex And Genetics And Their Effect On Pre-Weaned Piglet Survival” By: Paul Walker Thompson June 25, 2014 Disease Because the neonatal piglet is immunologically immature at birth, ...
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I have a sow in its second month of pregnancy who ate well the 60 first days, but now everything changes, and it doesn´t want to eat anything,and when it drinks water then it vomits with a yello...
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In some litters, esp. those whom the sow was not given pre-farrow strep shield, we have encountered incidences of erratic head shaking affecting coordination and ability to function and nurse normally...
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