Pig Industry Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

Article published the September 20, 2021:

Estrus Responses and Hormonal Profiles of Gilts Following Treatments with Prostaglandin F2a

INTRODUCTION Estrus synchronization is a well-established tool for the reproductive management of a variety of livestock species. Manipulating the estrous cycle of domestic animals is thus essential for improv...
Author/s :
John Olusoji Abiola
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Article published the August 20, 2021:

Review: innovation through research in the North American pork industry

Introduction This article identifies the most significant research innovations that, in our opinion, have been applied by the North American pork industry in the past decade. They are primarily the result of l...
Author/s :
David RoseroJohn PatienceKara StewartMatt CulbertsonR Dean Boyd
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Article published the August 4, 2021:

The challenges of Escherichia coli postweaning disease in pigs

Introduction All over the world, E. coli is an important cause of a wide range of diseases in pigs, including postweaning diarrhea (PWD) (Fairbrother et al., 2019). Diarrhea due to E. coli may result...
Author/s :
John Morris Fairbrother
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Article published the August 4, 2021:

Selection for resilience in a modern swine breeding program

Introduction Resilience was historically ignored in commercial swine breeding programs. One reason was that breeding companies need to supply high health animals to the commercial sector of the swine indu...
Author/s :
Abe Huisman Austin Putz
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Article published the April 5, 2021:

Thermoregulatory responses during thermal acclimation in pigs divergently selected for residual feed intake

Author/s :
D RenaudeauJean NobletJuarez DonzeleRita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira
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Article published the March 2, 2021:

Generating an Equation to Predict Post-Farrow Maternal Weight in Multiple Parity Sows

Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthLori ThomasMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the December 11, 2020:

Omics Application in Animal Science—A Special Emphasis on Stress Response and Damaging Behaviour in Pigs

1. Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Claudia Kasper
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Article published the August 11, 2020:

Are Larger Litters a Concern for Piglet Survival or An Effectively Manageable Trait?

1. Introduction As advances in genetics [1–3], reproductive management [4], and nutrition [5,6] continue to increase the number of piglets a sow can produce per litter [7,8], it is important to conside...
Author/s :
Sophia Ward
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Article published the July 14, 2020:

The association between faecal host DNA or faecal calprotectin and feed efficiency in pigs fed yeast-enriched protein concentrate

Implications 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...
Author/s :
Heidi HallHelen Masey O'NeillKimberley SlingerMike Bedford
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Article published the July 10, 2020:

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

1. Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Laura Zani
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