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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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146 1
Article published the August 23, 2018:

Simulation of the Energy Performance of Maize Production Integrated to Pig Farming

INTRODUCTION As mentioned in CERVI et al. (2010), the expansion of pig farming has resulted in a significant increase in the volume of produced waste, increasing the risks of environmental contamination. The s...
Author/s :
Marcio Perin
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Article published the August 8, 2018:

Dietary supplementation of late pregnancy diet with yeast derivatives can influence the colostrum yield, colostrum composition and gut performances of sow

INTRODUCTION Yeast derivatives (YD) are widely used in animal nutrition as natural additives. YD contain glucomannoproteins, betaglucans and nucleotides complex derived by acid hydrolysis of the cell wall of y...
Author/s :
Olli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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Article published the July 26, 2018:

Comparison of extensive and intensive pig production systems in Uruguay in terms of ethologic, physiologic and meat quality parameters

Introduction More than 60% of pigs are reared outdoors in Uruguay, with variable participation of pastures in feed (DIEA, 2007). Outdoor production systems with pastures are becoming attractive for consumers, ...
Author/s :
Oscar Blumetto
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210 0
Article published the June 28, 2018:

Water Quality and Nitrogen Mass Loss from Anaerobic Lagoon Columns Receiving Pretreated Influent

Control methods are needed to abate NH3 losses from swine anaerobic lagoons to reduce the contribution of confined swine operations to air pollution. In a 15-mo meso-scale column study, we evaluated the effect ...
Author/s :
Ariel SzogiMatias Vanotti
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124 0
Article published the June 21, 2018:

Nutritional and Metabolic Consequences of Feeding High-Fiber Diets to Swine: A Review

1. Introduction Conventional swine diets contain substantial amounts of cereal grains (e.g., corn and wheat) and protein supplements such as soybean meal to provide pigs with the energy and nutrients they requ...
Author/s :
Martin Nyachoti
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335 0
 
 
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