Participation in Forum on September 16, 2020
ARTURO T. CALUD,DVM
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News published on September 15, 2020
The Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is an annual educational event for the global swine industry. It is internationally acclaimed for bringing science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing the industry. Each year hundreds of participants from over 20 countries, including swine veterinarians and other professionals working in swine production and animal health management, attend ...
Article published the April 7, 2020
Maize oil is an abundant source of vegetable oil used in human foods and animal feeds. Maize oil provides 8579 kcal/ kg of ME , which is comparable to soybean oil (8574 kcal/kg), and greater than canola oil (8384 kcal/kg) and palm kernel oil (7119 kcal/kg) when added to swine diets. The addition of lipids to animal feeds not only increases energy density, but also enhances the absor ...
News published on February 28, 2020
The book, Nutrition of Hyperprolific Sows is a comprehensive compilation of data and information on the ever-changing nutritional requirements of the modern hyperprolific sow. The collaborators, led by Dr. Antonio Palomo Yagüe, set out to build a compendium of knowledge that could be used as a central reference on the current challenges faced with these sows. This book can serve as a refere ...
This member gave a presentation on May 15, 2019
At the following event:
23rd Distillers Grains Symposium
Article published the January 7, 2019
There are three enteric coronaviruses that can cause gastrointestinal illness in young pigs e.g., transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV), porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), and porcine delta coronavirus (PDCoV) . Transmissible gastroenteritis virus has been present in the United States since 1946, but PEDV and PDCoV were introduced more recently in 2013 and 2014, respectiv ...
Article published the December 19, 2018
Coronaviruses belong to the order Nidovirales, family Coronaviridae, and subfamily Coronavirinae , and are characterized by their large genome, helical nucleocapsids, and unique method of gene expression . The subfamily includes four genera: Alphacoronavirus, Betacoronavirus, Gammacoronavirus, and the more recently discovered Deltacoronavirus .
Coronaviruses are typically s ...
Article published the September 8, 2017
High ambient temperature-elicited heat stress (HS) is a detrimental pathophysiological event. Besides its threat to human health (Changnon et al. 1996; Leon and Helwig 2010), HS also negatively affects the growth performance, reproduction, and health status of farm animals (Hansen 2009; Renaudeau et al. 2011). Annual cost of HS on the US swine industry is over $300 million (St-Pierre ...
Article published the August 22, 2016
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) is a pleomorphic, enveloped RNA virus, classified as a coronavirus under the family Coronaviridae . The virus was first identified during an outbreak of diarrhea on a Belgian swine breeding farm in 1978 . Upon infection with PEDV, suckling pigs experience diarrhea, vomiting, and high mortality . Since the initial identification of PEDV, ...
Participation in Forum on December 14, 2015
In Ghana, Pig production is an income generating activity that requires investment of resources, capital human, and time for future reward. Such investment has social, environmental and economic implications which must be considered to justify investment.
Investment in pig production in Ghana is a venture that requires careful and prudent management of resources to benefit the investor and society ...