Pig Industry Technical Articles


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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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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Article published the June 13, 2018:

Meta-analysis of individual and combined effects of mycotoxins on growing pigs

Introduction Cereals are particularly susceptible to fungal contamination during both the pre- and postharvest stages. Many of these fungi are producers of mycotoxins, which are a chemically diverse group of s...
Author/s :
Aline RmsCheila Roberta LehnenInes AndrettaLuciano HauschildMarcos Kipper Da SilvaRaquel Melchior
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Article published the June 7, 2018:

Husbandry practices and gut health outcomes in weaned piglets: A review

1. Introduction Weaning is one of the most challenging phases in a pig's life, often accompanied by reduced growth performance and increased incidences of diarrhea (Leibbrandt et al., 1975; VenteSpreeuwenberg ...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanMartin Nyachoti
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Article published the May 10, 2018:

Improved water quality and reduction of odorous compounds in anaerobic lagoon columns receiving pre-treated pig wastewater

Large volumes of wastewater from confined pig production are stored in anaerobic lagoons. Control methods are needed to reduce air pollution by foul odors released from these lagoons. In a pilot-scale experimen...
Author/s :
Ariel SzogiMatias Vanotti
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Article published the May 3, 2018:

Microbiological growth in normal and PSE pork stored under refrigeration

Introduction Pork is a world’s a valuable source of animal protein and Brazil is a country that may lead the swine’s production for being one of the largest grain producers, condition for sustainin...
Author/s :
Fabiana CaldaraIbiara Correia de LIma Almeida PazIrenilza Alencar NaasViviane Oliveira Nieto
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Article published the April 12, 2018:

Heat Stress Reduces Intestinal Barrier Integrity and Favors Intestinal Glucose Transport in Growing Pigs

Introduction Both humans and livestock are susceptible to high thermal loads that can cause acute, chronic, and lethal illness due to heat stress-related pathologies. In 2003, approximately 50,000 Europeans di...
Author/s :
Lance BaumgardNicholas Gabler
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Article published the April 5, 2018:

Nitrogen removal from swine wastewater by combining treated effluent with raw manure

Introduction Swine raising has changed considerably in the last 30 years with an increase in intensive production systems. Whereas intensive systems minimize production costs, the high animal densities can pos...
Author/s :
Airton Kunz
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Article published the March 15, 2018:

Heat stress increases insulin sensitivity in pigs

Introduction Heat stress (HS) is a major environmental hazard for both humans and animals. Despite advances in the understanding of heat-related illnesses, there is no treatment against specific aspects of the...
Author/s :
Lance Baumgard
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Article published the March 1, 2018:

Effects of Creep Feed Pellet Diameter on Suckling and Nursery Pig Performance

Introduction Nursery pigs often experience a lag in growth performance when transitioning from sows’ milk to dry feed during weaning. The lag is caused by several factors, including the dietary and envir...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthJon De JongMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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