Pig Industry Technical Articles


Article published the September 27, 2018:

Induction of Porcine Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression by Short-Chain Fatty Acids and Their Analogs

Introduction Infectious diseases continue to pose significant economic losses to the animal industry. The routine use of antibiotics at subtherapeutic doses for disease prevention in animal production practice...
Author/s :
Glenn ZhangLakshmi Sunkara
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Article published the September 20, 2018:

Genotyping and antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli from pig carcasses

INTRODUCTION Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment and control of bacterial infections. Therefore, the increasing antimicrobial resistance observed worldwide in bacteria isolated from humans and...
Author/s :
Caroline PissettiMarisa CardosoYalusa D. Kich
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Article published the September 13, 2018:

First Case of Natural Infection in Pigs. Review of Trypanosoma cruzi Reservoirs in Mexico

The epidemiological cycle of Trypanosoma cruzi involves humans, the transmitting arthropod, and a large number of different naturally infected mammals. Mammals play an important role as reservoirs, specifically...
Author/s :
Paz María Salazar-Schettino
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Article published the September 12, 2018:

My first marketing campaign with Evonik

Best results with MetAMINO® Best marketing practices for best results: What’s the single best way to present something as complex as the scientific benefits of a livestock feed additive? There is no ...
Author/s :
Michael Giffels
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Article published the September 6, 2018:

Environment, facilities, and management of hospital pens in growing and finishing pig farms: a descriptive study

Introduction Hospital pens, or infirmary pens, are often used to facilitate the treatment of sick animals and separate them from those that are healthy (Fraser et al., 2013). In these pens, pigs are able to ...
Author/s :
Carlos Rodolfo PierozanCleandro Pazinato DiasProf. Dr. Caio Abércio Silva
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Article published the September 4, 2018:

The role of functional feed additives after AGPs ban

Antibiotic resistance overview Global meat production increased by almost 20% in the last decade, where the pork and poultry industries showed the highest level of expansion. Rapid urbanization and increasing ...
Author/s :
Daniel Ramirez, Veterinarian, MBA.Tim Goossens
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Article published the August 30, 2018:

Zoning of Environmental Conditions Inside a Wean-To-Finish Pig Facility

INTRODUCTION Brazil is the fourth largest producer and exporter of pork worldwide, rearing pigs under intensive feedlot conditions, to optimize production and economic performances (BAPTISTA et al., 2011). Con...
Author/s :
Daniella Jorge de MouraJuliana MassariRimena Vercellino
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Article published the August 29, 2018:

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Is Associated With Reduced Morbidity and Mortality in Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease

INTRODUCTION Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is the process by which fecal microorganisms are donated by a healthy individual and subsequently transplanted into a diseased individual. The actual process...
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Article published the August 23, 2018:

Simulation of the Energy Performance of Maize Production Integrated to Pig Farming

INTRODUCTION As mentioned in CERVI et al. (2010), the expansion of pig farming has resulted in a significant increase in the volume of produced waste, increasing the risks of environmental contamination. The s...
Author/s :
Marcio Perin
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Article published the August 22, 2018:

CreAMINO® supplementation improves growth performance and lean meat yield of pigs

Conclusion Results of this study showed that the supplementation of CreAMINO® at 0.12% significantly improved the growth performance of pigs from starter to finisher stage. Lean mean yield was also sign...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanDr. Meike Rademacher
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