Pig Industry Technical Articles

Article published the April 19, 2018:
1. Introduction Arabinoxylan and β-glucan naturally occur in the endosperm and aleurone cell walls of cereal grains with varying degrees of solubility. The content of rye and wheat arabinoxylan varies in ...
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Miroslaw Kasprzak
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Article published the April 12, 2018:
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...
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Lance BaumgardNicholas Gabler
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Article published the April 6, 2018:
The weaning is a challenging period for the piglet, and the stressor factors involve, mainly, the new environment with new social interaction and change of diet. The pigs are handling and regrouped many times d...
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Liliana Longo BorgesMelina Bonato
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Article published the April 5, 2018:
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...
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Airton Kunz
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Article published the March 26, 2018:
Implications This review provides relevant information on the utilization of dietary fiber (DF) by pigs and its effects on gut physiological functions, microbiota and health. This review delivers in-depth insi...
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Julio Diaz Berrocoso
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Article published the March 22, 2018:
Background With the increased global production of livestock, dairy, and poultry, the demand for feed is also increasing and co-products from the tropical food industries are increasingly used in diets fed to ...
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Dr Rommel C. SulaboHans H. Stein, PhDJerubella AbelillaYanhong Liu
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Article published the March 15, 2018:
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...
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Lance Baumgard
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Article published the March 8, 2018:
Introduction Current demand for improvements in production performance (feed conversion rate, average daily gain, speed of growth, etc.) in animal production implies very high needs for metabolizable energy. T...
Author/s :
Ewa SujkaIgnacio Lopez ParedesSonia Téllez Peña
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Article published the March 8, 2018:
Background  Xylose, as a major constituent of plant xylan polymers, is one of the most abundant carbohydrates on the earth, second only to glucose [1, 2]. This abundant pentose sugar, along with arabinose...
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John Patience
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Article published the March 7, 2018:
IntroductionDuring the period of weaning transition, piglets are under a stressful condition that combined with nutritional, environmental, and immunological problems. Though antibiotics can apply to solve the ...
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