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Article published the April 25, 2022:

Basic Elements, Difficulties and Pitfalls on the Development and Application of Precision Nutrition Techniques for Smart Pig Farming

IntroductionSwine production systems have dramatically changed in the last three decades, and the livestock industry is facing many new challenges today. Among others, this industry has to continually adapt to ...
Author/s :
Aline RemusCandido Pomar
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Article published the April 8, 2022:

Comparison of the Development of Antibodies Against the A and B2 Toxins after Vaccination of Sows with a Clostridium Perfringens Type A Toxoid Vaccine

Introduction: There are two registered vaccines available (Clostriporc A, Enteroporc A, IDT Biologika GmbH) to prevent suckling piglet diarrhea caused by Clostridium perfringens type A (CpA). These are based on...
Author/s :
Verena Gotter
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Article published the April 8, 2022:

An evaluation of contaminated complete feed as a vehicle for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus infection of naïve pigs following consumption via natural feeding behavior: proof of concept

BackgroundPorcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is an enveloped single-stranded positive sense RNA virus belonging to the Order Nidovirales, the family Coronaviridae and the genus Alphacoronavirus (Saif et al....
Author/s :
David KnudsenJoel NeremScott Dee
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Article published the March 16, 2022:

Antimicrobial susceptibility of 150 isolates of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae recovered from Spanish swine dysentery outbreaks during 2011-2015.

Introduction: The antibiotic resistance of field strains of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae has increased in the last years in Spain as well as in other countries due to the high use of antibiotics for the control o...
Author/s :
Ana CarvajalPedro Rubio Nistal
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Article published the March 16, 2022:

Clostridium difficile and mesocolon edema syndrome of neonatal pigs: studies of pathogenesis in a gnotobiotic pig model

Introduction:Mesocolon edema syndrome is recognized as a common cause of diarrhea in pigs less than 2 weeks of age, and has been associated with neonatal colonization by Clostridium difficile, C. perfringens, o...
Author/s :
David Knudsen
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Article published the March 16, 2022:

In vitro susceptibility of Czech porcine isolates of C. perfringens Type A cpb2+ to amoxicillin, ampicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanic acid

Introduction:Clostridium perfringens type A enteritis is a frequent disease of the newborn piglets with a major economic impact in the Czech Republic and important swine producing countries as well. Different a...
Author/s :
Alois CizekMartina Masarikova
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Article published the March 16, 2022:

The role of oral toltrazuril and iron combination in the weaning weight gain versus conventional coccidiosis and anaemia control in neonatal piglets

Introduction:Cystoisospora (syn. Isospora) suis is a leading cause of diarrheal disease in neonatal piglets and the disease is related to considerable economic losses. The metaphylactic treatment with toltrazur...
Author/s :
Chandra Bhushan
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Article published the March 16, 2022:

Field study to assess the economic benefit of vaccination with SUISENG® on a Portuguese farm

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the economic benefit and improved yield of groups of gilts vaccinated with SUISENG®, on a farm with a high prevalence of neonatal diarrhoea caused ...
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Article published the March 8, 2022:

Lessons Learned from Managing Electronic Sow Feeders and Sow Body Weight Data

IntroductionAs many production systems are transitioning from individual gestation stalls to different styles of group housing, there are new challenges for data collection in the gestation barn. Commonly refer...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthLori ThomasMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the March 8, 2022:

The Role of Genetic Selection on Agonistic Behavior and Welfare of Gestating Sows Housed in Large Semi-Static Groups

1. IntroductionWith increasing public awareness regarding pig welfare, gestating sow housing systems are currently changing around the world to group-housing. While the legislation on sows’ group-housing ...
Author/s :
Frederic GuaySophie Brajon
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