Pig Industry Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

Article published the September 25, 2019:

Improving Preweaning Survival of Pigs

The loss of baby pigs before weaning is an enormous waste of resources. Recent data from 49 Kentucky farrow-to-finish swine farms indicate that an average of 80 percent of pigs born alive survive to weaning. Mo...
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Article published the July 10, 2019:

Dietary tributyrin, an HDAC inhibitor, promotes muscle growth through enhanced terminal differentiation of satellite cells

Introduction Postnatal muscle growth and repair rely on the ability of satellite cells, muscle-resident stem cells, to activate, proliferate, and fuse into growing myofibers (Seale et al. 2000; Dumont et al. 2...
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Chad H. Stahl
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Article published the February 26, 2019:

Dietary supplementation with yeast hydrolysate in pregnancy influences colostrum yield and gut microbiota of sows and piglets after birth

Introduction Yeast derivatives (YD) are widely used in animal nutrition as natural additives [1,2]. YD typically contains a complex of mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) and polysaccharides, glucomannoproteins, and...
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Juhani VuorenmaaOlli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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Article published the January 2, 2019:

Frequency of virulence genes of Escherichia coli among newborn piglets from an intensive pig farm in Argentina

Swine neonatal diarrhea is one of the major causes of death and economic losses in swine production. The enterotoxigenic (ETEC), verotoxigenic (VTEC) and porcine enteropathogenic (PEPEC) strains are one of the ...
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Fabrisio AlustizaHoracio Raúl Terzolonatalia
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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

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D RenaudeauJean NobletJuarez Donzele
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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 ...
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Austine NwangwuMachebe Ndubuisi (Ph.D)
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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-...
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Hugo Petrocelli
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Article published the September 27, 2018:

Induction of Porcine Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression by Short-Chain Fatty Acids and Their Analogs

Introduction Infectious diseases continue to pose significant economic losses to the animal industry. The routine use of antibiotics at subtherapeutic doses for disease prevention in animal production practice...
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Glenn ZhangLakshmi Sunkara
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Article published the September 20, 2018:

Genotyping and antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli from pig carcasses

INTRODUCTION Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment and control of bacterial infections. Therefore, the increasing antimicrobial resistance observed worldwide in bacteria isolated from humans and...
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Caroline PissettiMarisa CardosoYalusa D. Kich
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Article published the August 8, 2018:

Dietary supplementation of late pregnancy diet with yeast derivatives can influence the colostrum yield, colostrum composition and gut performances of sow

INTRODUCTION Yeast derivatives (YD) are widely used in animal nutrition as natural additives. YD contain glucomannoproteins, betaglucans and nucleotides complex derived by acid hydrolysis of the cell wall of y...
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Olli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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