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Article published the October 20, 2021:

Imagining a Digital Future for Precision Pork Production

IntroductionPork’s historic position as the world’s most popular meat is no more. 2019 was characterized by the explosion of African Swine Fever in China and subsequent slaughter of approximate...
Author/s :
Aidan Connolly
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Article published the October 19, 2021:

Novel formulation with essential oils as a potential agent to minimize African swine fever virus transmission in an in vivo trial in swine

IntroductionThe African swine fever (ASF) virus (ASFV) is deadly to pigs but harmless to humans [1]. ASF is one of the most severe viral diseases affecting pigs worldwide [2-5]. It is considered a “notifi...
Author/s :
Rajeev JhaYousef Babikian
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Article published the October 15, 2021:

Gilt reproductive challenges for the next decade – measuring and managing what we already know

IntroductionIn a recent detailed review of the factors determining reproductive development in the gilt (Patterson and Foxcroft, 2019), we suggested that “Substantial evidence supports successful man...
Author/s :
George FoxcroftJennifer Patterson
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Article published the October 15, 2021:

Vaccines and vaccination in PRRS virus control

IntroductionThe emergence of Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in the 1980s and early 1990s was a turning point in the ways in which diseases were dealt with in pig farms. The impact of t...
Author/s :
Dr. Gerard Martín VallsEnric MateuIvan Diaz
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Article published the October 15, 2021:

Usefulness of ASF diagnostic techniques in the prevention and control of the disease

IntroductionAlthough African swine fever (ASF) was first described almost a century ago, controlling the disease has proven to be a challenge, in particular because no vaccine or treatment are available. S...
Author/s :
Carmina Gallardo
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Article published the October 15, 2021:

Why should we worry about farrowing systems for sows: insights from studies on maternal behavior?

Maternal investment, sow behavioural needs and criteria for housing designThe reproductive strategy of producing large broods and smaller young, resulting in a higher mortality rate, fits the picture of do...
Author/s :
Inger Lise Andersen
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Article published the October 13, 2021:

Modelling contamination of trucks used in the shipment of pigs infected with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a major viral disease of swine with devastating economic consequences to the swine industry.1,2 Pigs of all ages are susceptible to PRRS virus, with highl...
Author/s :
Dr. Dan Hurnik
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Article published the October 12, 2021:

Novel nanofiber mats for effective delivery of sodium metabisulfite (SMBS) to the intestinal tract of pigs

Author/s :
Chengbo Yang
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Article published the October 12, 2021:

In Vitro Characterization of Pig Calcium-Sensing Receptor (CaSR) Ligands and Cell Signaling Pathways Related to CaSR Activation using a Dual-Luciferase Reporter Assay

Author/s :
Chengbo Yang
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Article published the October 7, 2021:

Influencing microbiota-host interactions by dietary strategies to improve intestinal health

IntroductionAnimals used for food production have been genetically selected for feed intake and muscle development (or milk and egg production) and are therefore divergent from their ancestors. In add...
Author/s :
Filip Van Immerseel
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