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Article published the August 8, 2018:

Precision delivery coated butyrate: tackling Salmonella in pigs while increasing performance

When Salmonella is present in the gastro intestinal tract (GIT) of pigs, it might contaminate carcasses during the slaughter process, and become a source of food poisoning and bacterial gastro-enteritis in huma...
Author/s :
Daniel Ramirez, Veterinarian, MBA.Tim Goossens
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Article published the August 8, 2018:

Dietary supplementation of late pregnancy diet with yeast derivatives can influence the colostrum yield, colostrum composition and gut performances of sow

INTRODUCTION Yeast derivatives (YD) are widely used in animal nutrition as natural additives. YD contain glucomannoproteins, betaglucans and nucleotides complex derived by acid hydrolysis of the cell wall of y...
Author/s :
Olli PeltoniemiShah Hasan
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Article published the August 2, 2018:

Optimal sulfur amino acids: lysine ratio and bioavailability of DL-Met and liquid MHA-FA in 10-20 kg pigs

• The standardized ileal digestible (SID) sulfur amino acids (SAA) requirement for 10-20 kg PIC pigs was estimated to be 0.77 % to optimize ADG and 0.82 % to minimize FCR, which is approximately 29...
Author/s :
John Htoo
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Article published the August 2, 2018:

Functional amino acids to improve the immunity of pigs

Introduction Despite increased bio-security measures, pigs are often exposed to chronic sub-clinical level of diseases and climatic (heat) stress in commercial farms, causing a lower feed intake and performanc...
Author/s :
John Htoo
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Article published the August 1, 2018:

Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopic Fractionation Between Diet and Swine Tissues

INTRODUCTION Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios of animal tissues represent a balance between dietary intake and loss. In general, when animals are close to a steady state nitrogen balance and their foo...
Author/s :
Luiz Antonio MartinelliPatricia Barboza De Godoy Schiavinatto
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Article published the July 26, 2018:

Comparison of extensive and intensive pig production systems in Uruguay in terms of ethologic, physiologic and meat quality parameters

Introduction More than 60% of pigs are reared outdoors in Uruguay, with variable participation of pastures in feed (DIEA, 2007). Outdoor production systems with pastures are becoming attractive for consumers, ...
Author/s :
Oscar Blumetto
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Article published the July 19, 2018:

Energy utilization of light and heavy weaned piglets subjected to different dietary energy levels

Introduction It is generally assumed that the young pig up to about 70 kg body weight (BW) displays a limited physical capacity to ingest nutrients (Quiniou et al., 2000), and will respond to increases in diet...
Author/s :
Alexandre de Mello KesslerAndrea Machado Leal RibeiroValentino Arnaiz Perales
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Article published the July 17, 2018:

All together to support swine production: What solutions are available to substitute zinc oxide?

Modern swine production allowed to increase the productivity at farm level. Due to higher prolificacy, farmers are managing bigger litters with lower individual weight at weaning. Hence, piglets are con...
Author/s :
KUHN Geraldine
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Article published the July 13, 2018:

Weaning piglets without antibiotics

60-80% of antibiotics are used for digestive problems. The period after weaning is known for its regular antibiotic application and could be  a perfect target for an important step in  antibiotic...
Author/s :
Dr. Milena SevastiyanovaStephan Bauwens
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Article published the July 11, 2018:

Finishing swine fed cashew bagasse bran

Introduction Feeding is the most costly item on pig farms, representing 65% of total costs of the farming activity. In this respect, the possibility of earning profits from swine culture depends on proper feed...
Author/s :
Apauliana Daniela Lima Da Silva Elisanie Neiva Magalhães TeixeiraJanete Gouveia De SouzaJosé Aparecido MoreiraLorena Cunha Mota
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