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IPVS 2022
News published on March 23, 2022
Panels will discuss strategies and solutions to improve the global pig industry     Registration is open for the International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress, the world´s most important scientific event of the global pig industry, which will be held from June 21st to 24th, 2022 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event will feature a remarkable scientific program d ...
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News published on March 15, 2022
Solutions to optimize production costs and improve performance will be presented on the first day of the event      Session coordinator, Bruno Silva, and president of IPVS2022, Fernanda Almeida      Considered to be one of the greatest challenges to optimizing production costs, performance, and pig health, the topic of nutrition will receive special attenti ...
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Article published the November 30, 2021
IntroductionThe growth, development and functionality of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is a dynamic and evolving process that prepares the young pig, both before and after parturition, for its future growth, development and ultimately, survival. The perinatal development of the GIT can be divided into three phases: the prenatal phase, characterized by minimal stimulation from the ...
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News published on October 28, 2021
The International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress, the largest technical and scientific global event dedicated to the pig industry will take place in the city of Rio de Janeiro on June 21st – 24th, 2022 for the second time after 32 years. It will offer participants a rich scientific program designed to address the main global challenges facing the pig industry. The main topic of disc ...
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News published on September 10, 2021
This virtual seminar will take place via Zoom meetings in four days (20, 27, 29, and 30th of September, 2021), from 16:00 to 18:30 (Spain time). All the conferences will be given in English and there will be simultaneous translation to Spanish. The seminar will be free of charge and the participants are sponsored by USSEC (Project # U21CXWW004-01).   You can register here   Organiz ...
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Article published the August 6, 2021
IntroductionA gastrointestinal tract (GIT) that functions in an optimum way clearly is of importance to the overall metabolism, physiology, disease status and performance of pigs of all stages of growth and development, and especially in the sensitive post-weaning production period. Disruptions (dysbiosis) in the GIT after weaning caused by internal and external influences can cause ...
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Participation in Forum on July 29, 2020
Hi Kevin, I don't know much about the mycobiome, but I would imagine colonization of the GI tract would be influenced strongly by species present on the maternal skin coating and that of the udder as well as in the general environment of the shed, in just the same way as bacterial colonization would occur. Quantitatively though, I suspect the microbiome has a greater impact than the mycobiome, bu ...
Article published the December 17, 2019
IntroductionRetention of dietary protein to body protein is an inefficient process in pigs. Nitrogen balance studies have shown that nitrogen retention rate (proportion of intake) ranges from 41 - 68% in weaner pigs (Cera et al., 1988), 42 - 56% in grower pigs (Fabian et al., 2004, Otto et al., 2003, Zervas and Zijlstra, 2002), 30 - 46% in finisher pigs (Fabian et al., 2004), and 42 - 52% in sows ...
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