Internal Parasites on Swine News

News published on August 20, 2008:

Tapeworms (Cysticercosis) in Swine

Cysticercosis is an infection caused by the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium. This parasite is found worldwide and is common in countries where raw or undercooked pork is eaten. Although incidences of infection are...
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Govt. of Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
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News published on November 27, 2006:

China - Worm is 'key to healthier bacon'

A microscopic worm may be the key to heart-friendly bacon. Geneticists have mixed DNA from the roundworm C. elegans and pigs to produce swine with significant amounts of omega-3 fatty acids the kind believed to...
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China Daily
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News published on August 23, 2004:

Int’l - Proper management can control costly parasite

On their own, large roundworms can inflict substantial harm on pig performance and a producer’s bottom line. However, new research shows the negative effects of roundworms can go much further, actually reduc...
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