Pig Industry Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

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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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Update on Streptococcus suis Research and Prevention in the Era of Antimicrobial Restriction: 4th International Workshop on S. suis

1. Introduction 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...
Author/s :
Marcelo GottschalkMariela SeguraSusan BrockmeierVirginia Aragón Fernandez
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Article published the April 22, 2020:

Improved farrowing rate using intrauterine insemination in sows

Introduction 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 ...
Author/s :
Fernando CaneNorma Pereyra
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Article published the April 1, 2020:

The importance of pyridoxine for the impact of the dietary selenium sources on redox balance, embryo development, and reproductive performance in gilts

Author/s :
Danyel Bueno Dalto
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Article published the March 11, 2020:

Gene expression of porcine blastocysts from gilts fed organic or inorganic selenium and pyridoxine

Author/s :
Danyel Bueno DaltoGeorge FoxcroftStephen Tsoi
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