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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Pilot-Scale Assessment of a Novel Farrowing Creep Area Supplementary Heat Source

1. Introduction Pre-weaning mortality (PWM) is a major economic and productivity challenge for the pig industry. Recent trends for piglets born alive per litter are increasing in the US, while piglets weaned p...
Author/s :
Brett RamirezDr. Laura GreinerSteven Hoff
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Detection and Cellular Tropism of Porcine Astrovirus Type 3 on Breeding Farms

1. Introduction Astroviruses are emerging viruses in the family Astroviridae, which is divided into two genera: Avastrovirus andMamastrovirus[1]. Astroviruses are non-enveloped, 28–30 nm positive-sense,...
Author/s :
Bailey WilbertsGaurav RawalNubia Macedo
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Investigation of Melioidosis Outbreak in Pig Farms in Southern Thailand

1. Swine Melioidosis Melioidosis, an infection endemic to Southeast Asia, northern Australia, and other tropical areas, is caused by the soil-dwelling Gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which i...
Author/s :
Apichai Tuanyok
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Life Cycle Assessment of Iberian Traditional Pig Production System in Spain

1. Introduction Environmental impacts derived from livestock production have received increasing attention in recent times [1], with pig production being one of the main contributors [2]. However, extensive s...
Author/s :
Alessandra MonteiroIsabel Blanco PenedoJavier Garcia Gudiño
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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 March 27, 2020:

COVID-19: A biosecurity threat like nothing seen before

As a result of COVID-19, veterinarians need to look at biosecurity in new ways. As practitioners we have to focus on protecting pigs and maintaining the economic viability of the farm. We are trained to deal wi...
Author/s :
Montse Torremorell
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Article published the January 3, 2020:

Grow-finish diet formulation

To evaluate the available phosphorus in inorganic P supplements, relative bioavailability of P has been measured, and the values were compared with the values from pigs fed monosodium phosphate or monocalcium p...
Author/s :
Hans H. Stein, PhD
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Article published the December 30, 2019:

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate performance of pigs raised in antibiotic-free or conventional production systems following challenge with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

Introduction There is growing advocacy for antibiotic-free (ABF) livestock production to minimize the emergence of antibiotic-resistant foodborne pathogens and subsequent human exposure to these treatment-refr...
Author/s :
Lucina GalinaNoel GarbesScott Dee
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Article published the December 17, 2019:

An assessment of soybeans and other vegetable proteins as source of Salmonella contamination in pig production

Background In the EU, salmonellosis and campylobacteriosis are the most frequently occurring zoonotic infection in humans. Up to approximately 200 000 human cases are annually reported for each of these infect...
Author/s :
Martin WierupPer Häggblom
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Article published the December 17, 2019:

Improving protein utilization efficiency through better understanding of immune and stress responses in pigs

Introduction Retention of dietary protein to body protein is an inefficient process in pigs. Nitrogen balance studies have shown that nitrogen retention rate (proportion of intake) ranges from 41 - 68% in wean...
Author/s :
Jae Cheol KimJohn Pluske
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