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Article published the August 10, 2020:

Practical Dietary Approaches to Increase Longissimus Intramuscular Fat Content and Their Influence on Glycolytic Potential and Pork Quality Characteristics

Introduction In the pork industry, the trend towards producing lean carcasses is still occurring, concurrently with a demand from certain specific markets for pork products with high intramuscular fat (IMF) in...
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Alvaro Rojo GomezDr. José CuarónMichael Ellis
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Article published the August 10, 2020:

Evolution of NH3 Concentrations in Weaner Pig Buildings Based on Setpoint Temperature

1. Introduction Ammonia (NH3) release in livestock buildings originates from the nitrogen content in the urine and feces deposited in pits or on the building floor surfaces with or without bedding material [...
Author/s :
Manuel Ramiro Rodriguezroberto besteiro
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Article published the August 10, 2020:

Effects of Dried Olive Pulp Dietary Supplementation on Quality Characteristics and Antioxidant Capacity of Pig Meat

1. Introduction Olive (Olea europaea) cultivation plays an important economic and social role in the Mediterranean region. In 2014 more than 1.74, 0.29, and 0.21 million tons of olive oil were produced in Spa...
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Panagiotis Simitzis
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Article published the August 7, 2020:

Longitudinal Effects of Iron Deficiency Anemia and Subsequent Repletion on Blood Parameters and the Rate and Composition of Growth in Pigs

1. Introduction Early-life nutrition profoundly influences the developing neonate, with some effects that are long-lasting and irreversible, as is the case for iron. Iron is an essential micronutrient for many...
Author/s :
Ryan Dilger
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Article published the August 7, 2020:

Effects of Farrowing Stall Layout and Number of Heat Lamps on Sow and Piglet Production Performance

1. Introduction The commercial US swine industry transitioned to stall farrowing in the 1960s as an effort to reduce pre-weaning piglet mortality [1]. Farrowing in stalls remains the most common indoor system...
Author/s :
Brett RamirezTami Brown Brandl
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Article published the August 7, 2020:

Intimate Attachment of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to Urinary Bladder Epithelium in the Gnotobiotic Piglet Model

1. Introduction Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is an important cause of foodborne illness in many countries of the world [1]. STEC infections often cause hemorrhagic colitis and subsequent hemol...
Author/s :
Rodney Moxley
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Article published the August 7, 2020:

Animal Welfare and Production Challenges Associated with Pasture Pig Systems: A Review

1. Introduction The new millennium brought a worldwide growing interest for animal welfare [1]. The livestock sector reacted by developing recommendations relevant to the wellbeing of farm animals, consequentl...
Author/s :
Silvana Pietrosemoli
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Article published the August 5, 2020:

Evaluation of Phase Feeding Strategies and Lysine Specifications for Grow-Finish Pigs on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics

Introduction The optimal concentration of nutrients required by growing pigs generally decreases over the growing-finishing period with a phase feeding program used as an attempt to meet the needs of the pigs ...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthMariana B. MenegatMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the July 29, 2020:

The Effect of Dietary Quercetin on the Glutathione Redox System and Small Intestinal Functionality of Weaned Piglets

1. Introduction Quercetin, as the foremost representative of flavonols, has been extensively investigated for its beneficial effects on health [1]. With regard to the gastrointestinal tract, quercetin received...
Author/s :
Chris Van GinnekenHans VergauwenJeroen DegrooteJoris MichielsNoémie Van NotenStefaan De Smet
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Article published the July 23, 2020:

Responses of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens CECT 5940 supplementation in weaned pig diets

At weaning, piglets suffer from immunological, environmental, nutritional and social stress, consequently affecting the gut health and growth performance. Supplementation of probiotics is considered as one of t...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanKiran DoranalliLa Van Kinh
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