Pig Industry Technical Articles
Article published the April 5, 2021:
Article published the March 2, 2021:
A successful gestation feeding program is one that yields a large, vigorous litter of pigs and a healthy sow equipped with adequate mammary development and body nutrient stores to produce large qu...
Article published the December 11, 2020:
Increasing robustness, resilience and efficiency of livestock are pivotal topics in animal science because of their importance to profitable meat and dairy production, but also for ethical, ani...
Article published the August 11, 2020:
As advances in genetics [1–3], reproductive management , and nutrition [5,6] continue to increase the number of piglets a sow can produce per litter [7,8], it is important to conside...
Article published the July 14, 2020:
The host DNA in faeces presumably originates from gut cell losses. This development of a non-invasive assessment method is potentially a novel indirect measurement of gut cell losses, although fur...
Article published the July 10, 2020:
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 b...
Article published the July 8, 2020:
Streptococcus suis is considered one of the most important bacterial swine pathogens leading to important economic losses to the porcine industry worldwide. S. suis has been reported globally i...
Article published the April 22, 2020:
In the early twentieth century, Ivanow reported the use of the artificial insemination technique (AI) in pig(1,2). However, the commercial application of AI began at the 1980s(3). Its success can ...
Article published the April 1, 2020:
Article published the March 11, 2020: