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Article published the October 19, 2017:

The importance of water in pork production

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John Patience
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

Clinical problems due to encephalomyocarditis virus infections in two pig herds

Background The encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) is a nonenveloped positive single-stranded RNA virus. The EMCV serotype is a member of the Cardioviridae genus of the Picornaviridae family [1]. The virus is ve...
Author/s :
Dominiek MaesRuben DecaluweTommy Van Limbergen
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Article published the October 17, 2017:

Host Defense in the Piglet Gut: A Brief Review

The intestinal mucosa possesses an extensive surface area and is exposed to a large and diverse number of microorganisms and potentially antigenic proteins throughout the lifetime of a pig. The mucosal epitheli...
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David R. Brown, PhD
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Article published the October 5, 2017:

Addition of arginine and leucine to low or normal protein diets: performance, carcass characteristics and intramuscular fat of finishing pigs

Introduction One of the characteristics that influence the quality of meat as perceived by the consumer is the amount of intramuscular fat (IMF), which is located within the structure of muscle. In terms of t...
Author/s :
Borja VilaEnric Esteve-GarciaMaria M. Font-i-FurnolsMarina Gispert MartinellRosil Lizardo
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Article published the September 28, 2017:

Strategies to improve fiber utilization in swine

  Introduction Plant carbohydrates can be classified into three categories: 1) simple sugars and their conjugates (glucose, fructose, etc.); 2) storage reserve compounds (starch); and 3) structural carbo...
Author/s :
Brian KerrJerry Shurson
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Article published the September 28, 2017:

Effects of Feeding Purified Zearalenone Contaminated Diets with or without Clay Enterosorbent on Growth, Nutrient Availability, and Genital Organs in Post-weaning Female Pigs

INTRODUCTION Zearalenone (ZEA) is produced by Fusarium fungi growing on grains worldwide and is mostly found in its derived products. Concentrations depend on climatic conditions, as well as on the conditions ...
Author/s :
Fang Chi
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Article published the September 15, 2017:

Characteristics of lipids and their feeding value in swine diets

  World production of lipid sources Global production of vegetable oils has increased dramatically over the last 20 years with approximately 168 million metric tonnes produced in 2014. The primary vegeta...
Author/s :
Brian KerrJerry Shurson
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Imaging technologies to study the composition of live pigs: a review

Introduction An ideal technique for the measurement of body growth and composition in livestock animals is noninvasive, non-destructive, accurate, easy to perform and applicable to a wide range of ages and bo...
Author/s :
Maria M. Font-i-FurnolsMarina Gispert Martinell
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Metabolomics revealed diurnal heat stress and zinc supplementation-induced changes in amino acid, lipid, and microbial metabolism

Introduction High ambient temperature-elicited heat stress (HS) is a detrimental pathophysiological event. Besides its threat to human health (Changnon et al. 1996; Leon and Helwig 2010), HS also negatively af...
Author/s :
Jerry ShursonJerry TorrisonMark E. WilsonPedro Urriola
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Article published the September 1, 2017:

Early-life dietary spray-dried plasma influences immunological and intestinal injury responses to later-life Salmonella typhimurium challenge

  The gastrointestinal (GI) tract continues to undergo significant developmental changes in postnatal life. Environmental influences during this critical developmental period, including diet, stress and m...
Author/s :
Javier PoloJoe CrenshawJoy Campbell
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