Pig Industry Technical Articles


Article published the June 25, 2019:

ImmunoWall®: Natural solution to control pathogens in the swine production

In these past years, the concept of food safety has become increasingly more evident in the food production, mainly when it is related with the export of products of animal origin, which is a huge challenge to ...
Author/s :
Liliana Longo BorgesMelina Aparecida Bonato
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Article published the June 19, 2019:

Mycotoxins Risk as a Management Tool in Swine Industry

Brazil occupies an important position in the world ranking of pork production, both as producer and exporter, behind only China, the European Union and the United States. Such growth is due to varied factors, s...
Author/s :
Adriano Olnei MallmannDenize tyska
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Article published the June 10, 2019:

Detection of antibodies against pathogens in feral and domestic pigs (Sus scrofa) at the Sierra La Laguna Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

  Introduction Globalization has played an important role in the dissemination of diseases because it allows the mobilization of people, animals and products from one place to another in a short time1. I...
Author/s :
Rosalba Carreón
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Article published the June 3, 2019:

Complex Etiology, Prophylaxis and Hygiene Control in Mycotoxic Nephropathies in Farm Animals and Humans

Introduction The mycotoxic nephropathy (MN) is a renal disorder caused by alimentary ingestion of secondary fungal metabolites possessing nephrotoxic properties and encountered in feeds/foods/forages made main...
Author/s :
Stoycho Stoev
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Article published the May 24, 2019:

Roles of functional amino acids in the immune system of pigs

Key information Amino acids are involved in various important metabolic pathways beyond growth, including modulating the functioning of the body’s immune system. During a condition of sub-clinical dis...
Author/s :
John Htoo
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Article published the May 23, 2019:

Reducing dietary crude protein improves gut health in piglets

Feed is one of the most important component which accounts for 60 to 70% of the total cost of pig production. In commercial piglet diets, allowing only protein feedstuffs to meet the dietary lysine needs of the...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanPradeep Krishnan
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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 April 4, 2019:

Survey of Mycotoxins in Corn Distillers’ Dried Grains with Solubles from Seventy-Eight Ethanol Plants in Twelve States in the U.S. in 2011

1. Introduction Fuel ethanol co-products known as distillers’ dried grains with solubles (DDGS) contain high levels of protein, fiber, minerals and vitamins [1,2], are an important source of domestic ani...
Author/s :
David G. Schmale IIIRobert Musser
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Article published the March 28, 2019:

Taste enhancers optimizing performance on piglets through the gut health

Considering the impact of taste enhancers Commonly used in feed to enhance appetite by providing an attractive taste, the function of taste enhancers is to target the receptors of the 5 main tastes, namely: sw...
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Article published the March 26, 2019:

Metabolism of Zearalenone and Its Major Modified Forms in Pigs

1. Introduction Mycotoxins are natural secondary metabolites produced by various species of fungi and are able to exert toxic effects in humans, animals, and plants [1]. Zearalenone (ZEN), one of the most impo...
Author/s :
FbGerhard AdamHeidi Schwartz
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