Pig Industry Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

Article published the October 26, 2017:

An Investigation into the Etiological Agents of Swine Dysentery in Australian Pig Herds

Introduction Swine dysentery (SD) typically manifests as a severe mucohemorrhagic colitis arising from infection of the caecum and colon of grower-finisher pigs with the anaerobic intestinal spirochete Brachys...
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David John Hampson
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

Dynamics of sperm DNA fragmentation in raw boar semen and fertility

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Elize Van LierHugo Petrocelli
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

Clinical problems due to encephalomyocarditis virus infections in two pig herds

Background The encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) is a nonenveloped positive single-stranded RNA virus. The EMCV serotype is a member of the Cardioviridae genus of the Picornaviridae family [1]. The virus is ve...
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Dominiek MaesRuben DecaluweTommy Van Limbergen
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Imaging technologies to study the composition of live pigs: a review

Introduction An ideal technique for the measurement of body growth and composition in livestock animals is noninvasive, non-destructive, accurate, easy to perform and applicable to a wide range of ages and bo...
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Maria M. Font-i-FurnolsMarina Gispert Martinell
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Article published the September 1, 2017:

Early-life dietary spray-dried plasma influences immunological and intestinal injury responses to later-life Salmonella typhimurium challenge

  The gastrointestinal (GI) tract continues to undergo significant developmental changes in postnatal life. Environmental influences during this critical developmental period, including diet, stress and m...
Author/s :
Javier PoloJoe CrenshawJoy Campbell
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Article published the August 17, 2017:

Artificial insemination in pigs, research and developments in The Netherlands, a review

Introduction The fertility results of pig artificial insemination (AI) in The Netherlands are considered to be one of the highest worldwide. More than 98% of the sows in The Netherlands is mated through AI. So...
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Hanneke Feitsma
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Article published the August 10, 2017:

A Snapshot Analysis Look Into Herd Retention

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Matt Culbertson
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Article published the August 10, 2017:

Distinct Regulation of Host Responses by ERK and JNK MAP Kinases in Swine Macrophages Infected with Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza Virus

  Introduction Swine influenza is an acute respiratory disease caused by swine influenza viruses (SIV). The symptoms and signs generally include fever, sneezing, nasal rattles, and respiratory distress i...
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Carol J. CardonaZheng Xing
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Article published the August 10, 2017:

Advancements in molecular techniques for better understanding of microbial populations affecting animals

The use of molecular techniques focusing nucleic acid probes is revolutionizing characterization of microbial evolution and ecology, thus presenting a better understanding about the seat of various disease ende...
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Tean ZaheerZaytoon Zaheer
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Article published the July 20, 2017:

Impact of group housing of pregnant sows on health

Background Directive 91/630/EEC sets the minimum standards for the protection of pigs in the EU. It has been substantially amended several times. Directive 2008/120/EC [1] collates the existing legislation int...
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Dominiek MaesLiesbet PluymOlli Peltoniemi
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