Pig Industry Technical Articles

Management

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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Article published the February 15, 2018:

High progesterone levels at farrowing impair colostrum IgG concentration and colostrum yield in sow

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...
Author/s :
Olli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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Article published the February 5, 2018:

Nursing Reduction Strategies to Enhance Estrus in Lactating Sows and Effects on Performance of Pigs to Market Weight

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 ...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyH.L. FroboseJason WoodworthMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the January 12, 2018:

Siting Swine Facilities Using Iowa State's Community Assessment Model

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...
Author/s :
Colin JohnsonJay HarmonSteven Hoff
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