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Article published the November 19, 2021:

Effect of supplementing lactation and nursery pig diets with capsaicin on growth performance and gene expression of nursery pigs

INTRODUCTIONOne of the greatest challenges in optimizing growth performance and health of newly weaned pigs is to overcome low and variable feed consumption which adversely affects gastrointestinal health durin...
Author/s :
Eduardo Rosa MedinaJerry ShursonLee J. JohnstonPedro Urriola
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Article published the November 15, 2021:

A double intervention to stabilize Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome - PRRS in a one site farm with continuous flow

IntroductionPorcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is the most relevant infectious disease in the swine industry. PRRS virus (PRRSv) live inoculation has been used to stabilize and even eliminate ...
Author/s :
Eduardo Rosa MedinaJorge GarridoJuan Miguel Peralvo Vidal Marco Coral
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Article published the November 4, 2021:

Evaluating the Inclusion Level of Medium Chain Fatty Acids to Reduce the Risk of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus in Complete Feed and Spray-Dried Animal Plasma

IntroductionPorcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) is an enveloped single-stranded positive-sense RNA virus that was first identified in the United States in May 2013. Epidemiological and controlled experiments...
Author/s :
Alex RamirezBob GoodbandCharles StarkDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthMike Tokach Paulo ArrudaRachel DerscheidRoger CochraneSteve Dritz
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Article published the November 4, 2021:

Natural oil blend formulation as an anti-African swine fever virus agent in in vitro primary porcine alveolar macrophage culture

IntroductionAfrican swine fever virus (ASFV) reported as deadly for pigs. It is listed as a “notifiable disease” by the OIE due to high illness rates and a high mortality rate, up to 100%, and subst...
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Rajeev JhaYousef Babikian
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Article published the November 2, 2021:

Easy-immune® farm trial report

Cordyceps militaris is a rare and exotic Chinese medicinal mushroom. Its chemical composition and pharmacological effects are similar to Cordyceps sinensis. Cordyceps sinensis is widely used as a tonic for vita...
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Article published the November 1, 2021:

Determination of dietary Ca and P levels and their equivalence values of phytase and vitamin D3 for improved growth performance in weanling pigs

IntroductionMinerals make up a small but vital percentage of swine diets with profound impacts on animal health, growth performance, feed cost and the general environment. Calcium and phosphorus are the two mos...
Author/s :
Jung Min HeoOketch Elijah Ogola
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Article published the October 27, 2021:

Emerging Mycotoxins: significantly present, highly toxic, and mostly undetected in vivo – until now

For the first time it is possible to achieve what the scientific community for a long time theorized as the best method to correctly assess the true exposure of animals to mycotoxins, by detecting them and thei...
Author/s :
Arnau Vidal
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Article published the October 21, 2021:

Calls for a Transformation in Measuring and Combatting Mycotoxin Related Stress: New Evidence using Biomarkers in Biological Fluids and Mycomarker®: A Novel, Data-driven, Mycotoxin Diagnostic Service in Feed and Animal Blood

IntroductionGlobally, the ever-increasing demand for protein consumption (via meat production) in a sustainable manner, requires further reduction of the overall production cost. Feed cost remains key...
Author/s :
Christos Gougoulias
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Article published the October 21, 2021:

Weaning piglets without zinc oxide

Over the past decades, the use of therapeutic inclusions of zinc oxide in diets has been used to reduce the negative impact of the weaning process on the performance of piglets. Its effectiveness on diarrhoea r...
Author/s :
Wouter de Bruin
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Article published the October 20, 2021:

Imagining a Digital Future for Precision Pork Production

IntroductionPork’s historic position as the world’s most popular meat is no more. 2019 was characterized by the explosion of African Swine Fever in China and subsequent slaughter of approximate...
Author/s :
Aidan Connolly
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