Pig Industry Technical Articles

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Article published the March 12, 2019:

Hygiene and restraint of pigs is associated with absence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in a rural community of Mexico

Cysticercosis due to Taenia solium is a parasitic disease typically associated with underdevelopment in communities with limited economic resources. In these communities, pigs are raised in primitive conditions...
Author/s :
Ana FlisserGilberto Ballesteros Rodea
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Article published the March 12, 2019:

The Effect of Bacillus-based Feed Additive on Growth Performance, Nutrient Digestibility, Fecal Gas Emission, and Pen Cleanup Characteristics of Growing-finishing Pigs

INTRODUCTION In the intensive animal agriculture system, swine production faces many challenges related to the management of manure. These may include handling and proper storage of manure, odor production, an...
Author/s :
In Ho KimRolando ValientesSanti Devi Upadhaya
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Article published the February 28, 2019:

Strategic Management for Systems Archetypes in the Piggery Industry of Ghana—A Systems Thinking Perspective

1. Introduction Approximately sixty percent of rural households in developing countries are partially or fully dependent on livestock for their livelihoods [1]. Livestock rearing provides the household with ...
Author/s :
Kwamina Banson
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Article published the February 26, 2019:

Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of Pseudomonas spp. isolated from a swine slaughterhouse in Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil

  Large quantities of liquid effluents are generated during slaughtering and meat processing services related to cleaning equipment and associated facilities and the high levels of organic material in the...
Author/s :
Kelly De Oliveira
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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...
Author/s :
Juhani VuorenmaaOlli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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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

Author/s :
D RenaudeauJean NobletJuarez Donzele
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Decline of phosphorus, copper, and zinc in anaerobic swine lagoon columns receiving pretreated influent

Introduction Confined swine (Sus scrofa L.) production gener­ates large volumes of wastewater typically stored and treated in anaerobic lagoons. These lagoons usually re­quire a sludge maintenance plan...
Author/s :
Ariel SzogiMatias Vanotti
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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-...
Author/s :
Hugo Petrocelli
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Article published the September 6, 2018:

Environment, facilities, and management of hospital pens in growing and finishing pig farms: a descriptive study

Introduction Hospital pens, or infirmary pens, are often used to facilitate the treatment of sick animals and separate them from those that are healthy (Fraser et al., 2013). In these pens, pigs are able to ...
Author/s :
Carlos Rodolfo PierozanCleandro Pazinato DiasProf. Dr. Caio Abércio Silva
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Article published the August 30, 2018:

Zoning of Environmental Conditions Inside a Wean-To-Finish Pig Facility

INTRODUCTION Brazil is the fourth largest producer and exporter of pork worldwide, rearing pigs under intensive feedlot conditions, to optimize production and economic performances (BAPTISTA et al., 2011). Con...
Author/s :
Daniella Jorge de MouraJuliana MassariRimena Vercellino
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