Pig Industry Technical Articles

Nutrition

Article published the April 15, 2019:

Performance Responses, Nutrient Digestibility, Blood Characteristics, and Measures of Gastrointestinal Health in Weanling Pigs Fed Protease Enzyme

Introduction Weaning is a critical period in the pig rearing process. At this time, the piglets are exposed to different types of stressors (environmental, nutritional, psychological, and social), causing phys...
Author/s :
Glenmer Tactacan
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Article published the March 12, 2019:

The Effect of Bacillus-based Feed Additive on Growth Performance, Nutrient Digestibility, Fecal Gas Emission, and Pen Cleanup Characteristics of Growing-finishing Pigs

INTRODUCTION In the intensive animal agriculture system, swine production faces many challenges related to the management of manure. These may include handling and proper storage of manure, odor production, an...
Author/s :
In Ho KimRolando ValientesSanti Devi Upadhaya
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Article published the February 26, 2019:

Dietary supplementation with yeast hydrolysate in pregnancy influences colostrum yield and gut microbiota of sows and piglets after birth

Introduction Yeast derivatives (YD) are widely used in animal nutrition as natural additives [1,2]. YD typically contains a complex of mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) and polysaccharides, glucomannoproteins, and...
Author/s :
Juhani VuorenmaaOlli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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Article published the January 2, 2019:

Oregano essential oil as food additive for piglets: antimicrobial and antioxidant potential

Introduction In nutritional programs for swine, antibiotic and anti-microbial additives that act as growth promoters have been used in sub-therapeutic and constant doses ever since the 1950s. In post -weaning,...
Author/s :
Arlei ColdebellaJoão Dionísio HennPaulo de BrumTeresinha Marisa Bertol
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Article published the December 13, 2018:

Evaluation of the zootechnical additive VITAFERT in the productive performance and health of pre-fattening piglets

The modern animal exploitation is characterized by a high productive intensity, regardless of the species. This makes the animals to undergo constant stressing situations that may result into a higher frequency...
Author/s :
Agustin Beruvides RodriguezArabel ElíasJosé Luis Moliner Hitchman
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Article published the December 13, 2018:

Effect of VITAFERT® on the productive and health performance of growing-fattening pigs

Introduction Commercial pig production was significantly intensified in the last decades and is distributed throughout the world, excluding some regions that maintain certain cultural and religious reservation...
Author/s :
Agustin Beruvides RodriguezArabel Elías
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Article published the December 11, 2018:

Meat properties and fatty acid profile of swine fed cashew bagasse bran in qualitative food restriction program

Introduction Cashew bagasse bran (CBB) is characterized as a medium-value fiber and low-energy food containing 88.70% dry matter, 4.15% ether extract, 14% crude protein, 12.07% crude fiber, 1,123 kcal/kg of di...
Author/s :
Andreza MarinhoApauliana Daniela Lima Da Silva Elisanie Neiva Magalhães TeixeiraJanete Gouveia De SouzaJosé Aparecido MoreiraLorena Cunha Mota
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Article published the November 13, 2018:

Phytochemicals as antibiotic alternatives to promote growth and enhance host health

Introduction Antibiotics, since their discovery in the 1920s, have played a critical role in contributing to the economic effectiveness of animal production as feed supplements at sub-therapeutic doses, to imp...
Author/s :
Cyril Gerard GayFang ChiHyun LillehojMariano Fernandez MiyakawaRon Cravenssungtaek ohYanhong Liu
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Article published the November 8, 2018:

Dietary modulation of endogenous host defense peptide synthesis as an alternative approach to in-feed antibiotics

1. Introduction In-feed supplementation of antibiotics was firstly reported to promote growth in chickens (Moore et al., 1946) and subsequently in pigs (Jukes et al., 1950; Luecke et al., 1950). Since then, an...
Author/s :
Glenn Zhang
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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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