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Article published the November 13, 2018:

Phytochemicals as antibiotic alternatives to promote growth and enhance host health

Introduction Antibiotics, since their discovery in the 1920s, have played a critical role in contributing to the economic effectiveness of animal production as feed supplements at sub-therapeutic doses, to imp...
Author/s :
Cyril Gerard GayFang ChiHyun LillehojMariano Fernandez MiyakawaRon Cravenssungtaek ohYanhong Liu
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Article published the November 9, 2018:

Selecting the Correct Methionine Source – A Key Index for Successful Pig Production

Methionine (Met) is the third limiting amino acid (AA) in typical swine diets. Besides protein synthesis as the main role, Met plays an important role as a methyl donor for cellular metabolism and formation of ...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanGirish CJohn Htoo
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Article published the November 8, 2018:

Dietary modulation of endogenous host defense peptide synthesis as an alternative approach to in-feed antibiotics

1. Introduction In-feed supplementation of antibiotics was firstly reported to promote growth in chickens (Moore et al., 1946) and subsequently in pigs (Jukes et al., 1950; Luecke et al., 1950). Since then, an...
Author/s :
Glenn Zhang
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Article published the October 29, 2018:

Nutritional plans of digestible lysine for growing-finishing gilts

Introduction Protein deposition corresponds to the positive balance between protein synthesis and breakdown (Metayer et al., 2008). In an effort to maximize the protein deposition and optimize nutrient utiliza...
Author/s :
Charles KieferGabriel Cipriano RochaJuarez DonzeleLeandro AlebrantePedro Veiga Rodrigues PaulinoRita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira
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Article published the October 29, 2018:

Effect of floor cooling and dietary amino acids content on performance and behaviour of lactating primiparous sows during summer

Author/s :
D RenaudeauJean NobletJuarez Donzele
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Article published the October 11, 2018:

Low CP to tackle N emission dilemma

The global pork production is expected to rise by 10% over the next decade. Given, however, that pig farmers worldwide are currently struggling to keep up with increasingly stringent regulations on nitrogen (...
Author/s :
John Htoo
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Decline of phosphorus, copper, and zinc in anaerobic swine lagoon columns receiving pretreated influent

Introduction Confined swine (Sus scrofa L.) production gener­ates large volumes of wastewater typically stored and treated in anaerobic lagoons. These lagoons usually re­quire a sludge maintenance plan...
Author/s :
Ariel SzogiMatias Vanotti
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Effect of Combination of Dietary Alpha-Tocopherol and Ascorbic Acid on the Reproductive Performance of Gilts

Introduction Site-specific information on the exact levels of vitamin E supplementation to gilts to optimize their reproductive ability and subsequently the body development of the piglets are lacking in most ...
Author/s :
Austine NwangwuMachebe Ndubuisi (Ph.D)
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Evaluation of the zootechnical additive VITAFERT in the productive performance and health of pre-fattening piglets

The modern animal exploitation is characterized by a high productive intensity, regardless of the species. This makes the animals undergo constant stressing situations that may result into a higher frequency of...
Author/s :
Agustin Beruvides RodriguezJosé Luis Moliner Hitchman
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Seasonal variation in sperm characteristics of boars in southern Uruguay

Introduction The reproductive output of pigs depends on many factors affecting both females and males. It is generally accepted that there is a large variation in the fertility results, mainly caused by farm-...
Author/s :
Hugo Petrocelli
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