Pig Industry Technical Articles

Management

Article published the September 25, 2019:

Improving Preweaning Survival of Pigs

The loss of baby pigs before weaning is an enormous waste of resources. Recent data from 49 Kentucky farrow-to-finish swine farms indicate that an average of 80 percent of pigs born alive survive to weaning. Mo...
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Article published the September 9, 2019:

Improved performance parameters following oral live non-pathogenic Escherichia coli vaccination in piglets against post-weaning diarrhea

Introduction & objective: Post-weaning Escherichia coli diarrhea (PWD), also called post-weaning enteric colibacillosis, in pigs remains a major cause of economic losses for the pig industry, due to either ...
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Frédéric Vangroenweghe
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Article published the September 2, 2019:

Effect of ractopamine on digestible-lysine requirement for finishing barrows under thermoneutral conditions

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Evandro CardosoJuarez DonzeleRita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira
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Article published the July 29, 2019:

Lysine requirement for growing-finishing immunocastrated male pigs

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Charles KieferGabriel Cipriano RochaJuarez DonzeleLeandro AlebranteRita Flávia Miranda de Oliveira
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Article published the July 11, 2019:

Poultry Litter and Pig Slurry Applications in an Integrated Crop-Livestock System

INTRODUCTION The practice of fertilization, when necessary, can result in a yield up to three times greater than when not adopting the practice (IFDC, 2012) and is responsible for preserving 67 million hectare...
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Juliano Corulli CorrêaRodrigo Nicoloso
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Article published the July 11, 2019:

Salmonella Harborage Sites in Infected Poultry That May Contribute to Contamination of Ground Meat

INTRODUCTION It is estimated that Salmonella causes 1 million illnesses and 380 deaths per year in the U.S and the cost associated with foodborne salmonellosis is estimated in excess of $2.7 billion annually (...
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Ana María Villegas Dr. John MaurerLarissa PicklerMargie LeeMonique Franca
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Article published the July 10, 2019:

Opportunities to Improve Resilience in Animal Breeding Programs

INTRODUCTION Modern livestock production is characterized by intensification, i.e., a higher number of animals per farm. To achieve successful intensification of livestock production, without negative effects ...
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Tom Berghof
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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Kwamina Banson
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