Rodney Moxley
University of Nebraska
Rodney Moxley (United States)
Technical publication

Intimate Attachment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to Urinary Bladder Epithelium in the Gnotobiotic Piglet Model

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Intimate Attachment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to Urinary Bladder Epithelium in the Gnotobiotic Piglet Model
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is an important cause of foodborne illness in many countries of the world [1]. STEC infections often cause hemorrhagic colitis and subsequent hemolytic–uremic syndrome...
Tami Brown Brandl
USDA - United States Department of Agriculture
Tami Brown Brandl (United States)
Technical publication

Effects of Farrowing Stall Layout and Number of Heat Lamps on Sow and Piglet Production Performance

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Effects of Farrowing Stall Layout and Number of Heat Lamps on Sow and Piglet Production Performance
The commercial US swine industry transitioned to stall farrowing in the 1960s as an effort to reduce pre-weaning piglet mortality [1]. Farrowing in stalls remains the most common indoor system in the US, making this an import...
Ryan Dilger
University of Illinois
Ryan Dilger (United States)
Technical publication

Longitudinal Effects of Iron Deficiency Anemia and Subsequent Repletion on Blood Parameters and the Rate and Composition of Growth in Pigs

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Longitudinal Effects of Iron Deficiency Anemia and Subsequent Repletion on Blood Parameters and the Rate and Composition of Growth in Pigs
Early-life nutrition profoundly influences the developing neonate, with some effects that are long-lasting and irreversible, as is the case for iron. Iron is an essential micronutrient for many biological processes, yet iron...
Silvana Pietrosemoli
Silvana Pietrosemoli (United States)
Technical publication

Animal Welfare and Production Challenges Associated with Pasture Pig Systems: A Review

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The new millennium brought a worldwide growing interest for animal welfare [1]. The livestock sector reacted by developing recommendations relevant to the wellbeing of farm animals, consequently encouraging producers to adopt and...
Laura Zani
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
Laura Zani (Germany)
Technical publication

African Swine Fever in a Bulgarian Backyard Farm—A Case Report

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African Swine Fever in a Bulgarian Backyard Farm—A Case Report
African swine fever (ASF), a fatal disease in domestic pigs and wild boar, has become a serious economic threat to the pig farming sector with global ramifications, more than ever underlined by the recent spread to China, Mongolia...
Mariana B. Menegat
Kansas State University
Technical publication

Evaluation of Phase Feeding Strategies and Lysine Specifications for Grow-Finish Pigs on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics

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Evaluation of Phase Feeding Strategies and Lysine Specifications for Grow-Finish Pigs on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics
The optimal concentration of nutrients required by growing pigs generally decreases over the growing-finishing period with a phase feeding program used as an attempt to meet the needs of the pigs over the changing requirements. Thus...
Martin Nyachoti
University of Manitoba
Publication of news release

AFIA Honors Animal Scientists with Nutrition Research Awards

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AFIA Honors Animal Scientists with Nutrition Research Awards
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) honored two individuals in the animal science field this week at the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)–Canadian Society of Animal Science...
Carlos Avilán
Carlos Avilán (Community Manager)
Publication of news release

Elanco Closes Acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

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Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) announced it has closed the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health. The transaction, valued at $6.89 billion, expands Elanco’s scale and capabilities, positioning the company for the long term as a ...
Carlos Avilán
Carlos Avilán (Community Manager)
Event

Check out the speakers at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit

Check out the speakers at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit
The Animal AgTech Innovation Summit will be held as a virtual event on September 14, 2020. A full programme of 1-1 meetings, interactive panel debates, start-up pitching sessions and investor insights will provide an unrivalled platform for new...
Martin Nyachoti
University of Manitoba
Publication of news release

AFIA Honors Animal Scientists with Nutrition Research Awards

Views: 187
AFIA Honors Animal Scientists with Nutrition Research Awards
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) honored two individuals in the animal science field this week at the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)–Canadian Society of Animal Science...
 
 
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