Article published the December 18, 2020
INTRODUCTION Research to determine the nutritional needs of most micronutrients for pigs was done mainly before the decade of 1990 and focused on avoiding nutritional deficiencies (Gaudré and Quiniou, 2009). Nutritional reference tables represent the theoretical basis for pig feed formulations indicating minimum requirement levels of supplementation (NRC, 2012) or values for best cost t ...
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News published on July 13, 2020
Eric van Bochove (Director, Research, Development & Technology Transfer, Sherbrooke, Québec & Normandin Research Centres, Science and Technology Branch) made the announcement: "We are pleased to present Danyel Bueno Dalto, the new research scientist at the Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre and a specialist in the swine nutrition and metabolism of micronutrients (trace miner ...
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Danyel Bueno Dalto likes the comment:
First on the trace minerals: commercial diets contain margins of safety for trace minerals and vitamins. The extra trace minerals had increased over time. Data started being published suggesting that the excess trace minerals may be negative for productivity along with being a potential environmental concern. Thus, the levels have been reducing to be closer to requirements. You are correct that or ...
Article published the June 1, 2020
Background Although selenium (Se) acts as part of hormones and enzymes influencing the activity of all organs and tissues, the major metabolic role of Se in the body is related to selenoproteins and the antioxidant system. However, in embryos, fetuses, and newborns, the synthesis of selenoproteins from Se-methionine (SeMet) is impaired due to the inactivity of cystathionine gamma lyase in the me ...
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Participation in Forum on April 27, 2020
Dear Steffen Hansen, Yes, you are right. Not just space per pig but many other parameters were different because we were evaluation different housing systems, not specific features. Thank you
Article published the March 11, 2020
INTRODUCTION Serious public health and economic issues are related to foodborne pathogens. Many discussions have been raised on the impact of these micro-organisms of food safety in the last decade, among them the role of Salmonella in pork is of major interest (Henao et al., 2010). Despite technological advances, Salmonella is still an important issue to the pork industry worldwide. Out of the ...
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