Pig Industry Technical Articles

Article published the February 15, 2018:
Introduction Lactogenesis is induced hormonally by a dramatic drop of progesterone (P4) concentrations which leads to a pre-partum peak of prolactin (PRL). In sows, impaired production of colostrum has been fo...
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Olli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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Article published the February 5, 2018:
Introduction The conventional management in the swine industry is for weaning to start the sow’s next reproductive cycle. However, breeding sows during lactation has been proposed as an alternative that ...
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Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyH.L. FroboseJason WoodworthMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the January 12, 2018:
Does It Make a Difference If a New Pig Barn is Built In an Area With Existing Barns? A model, called the Community Assessment Model for Odor Dispersion (CAM), was developed to predict receptor odor exposure fr...
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Colin JohnsonJay HarmonSteven Hoff
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Article published the December 28, 2017:
Introduction Modern piglet production has continuously increased the amount of piglets born per sow year (PSY) through improving genetics, farm management and nutrition. In the Netherlands in 2016 on average 3...
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Jannes Doppenbergpiet van der aar
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Article published the December 22, 2017:
Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), caused by a member of the genus Alphacoronavirus (1–3), was first identified in England in 1971 and later in other countries, such as Belgium, China, Hungary, Italy, ...
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Darin Madsonhai hoangKyoungjin YoonPaulo Arruda
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Article published the December 14, 2017:
Introduction The United States swine industry has suffered dramatic losses following the emergence of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in May 2013. The virus is a highly contagious and deadly coronavirus...
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Anne HussCharles StarkJason WoodworthSteve Dritz
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Article published the December 6, 2017:
Introduction Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) are a diverse group of pathogens that are characterized by the ability to colonize the small intestine while producing enterotoxins, which induce severe sec...
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Dr. Eric CoxTheo Niewold
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Article published the December 1, 2017:
1. Introduction Transport is an essential and critical factor in modern pork production. During transport, pigs experience many undesirable factors and potential weather extremes. Factors that impact the ...
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Richard GatesYijie Xiong
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Article published the November 16, 2017:
Introduction Energy is the most expensive component in swine diets, and record high feed costs in recent years have caused nutritionists to focus on optimizing caloric efficiency of feed ingredients used in co...
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Brian KerrJerry Shurson
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Article published the November 16, 2017:
NTRODUCTION For efficient production of animal products, the right amount of nutritionally adequate feedstuff should be supplied to the animal. All dietary components, such as energy, amino acid (AA), vitamins...
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Changsu KongLayi Adeola
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