Pig Industry Technical Articles


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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Article published the July 4, 2018:

Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Meat Quality of Growing Pigs Fed Diets Supplemented with Crude Glycerin Derived From Palm Oil

Introduction The biodiesel industry from fatty sources generates glycerin, a by-product that can be used as an excellent source of energy for growing pigs. In Colombia, the installed capacity of biodiesel prod...
Author/s :
Ciro OrdoñezClaudia ArizaGerman Afanador TellezHernando Florez Diaz
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Article published the July 4, 2018:

Reduction of the crude protein content of diets supplemented with essential amino acids for piglets weighing 15 to 30 kilograms

Introduction The intensive pig rearing system originates large amounts of waste; therefore, there is a great concern regarding the improvement of productivity and prevention of contamination of the environment...
Author/s :
Adriana Gomez Gallego Antonio Claudio FurlanJuliana Beatriz Toledo Paulo Pozza
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Article published the June 28, 2018:

Water Quality and Nitrogen Mass Loss from Anaerobic Lagoon Columns Receiving Pretreated Influent

Control methods are needed to abate NH3 losses from swine anaerobic lagoons to reduce the contribution of confined swine operations to air pollution. In a 15-mo meso-scale column study, we evaluated the effect ...
Author/s :
Ariel SzogiMatias Vanotti
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Article published the June 21, 2018:

Nutritional and Metabolic Consequences of Feeding High-Fiber Diets to Swine: A Review

1. Introduction Conventional swine diets contain substantial amounts of cereal grains (e.g., corn and wheat) and protein supplements such as soybean meal to provide pigs with the energy and nutrients they requ...
Author/s :
Martin Nyachoti
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Article published the June 15, 2018:

Effects of Formi (potassium diformate) on body condition and performance in sows

Potassium diformate (KDF) is a specifically conjugated acid double-salt (HCOOH HCOOK), patented by ADDCON and traded as FORMI on the European and world-markets. Potassium diformate has been approved in the Euro...
Author/s :
Christian LückstädtDVM Stevan Petrovic
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Article published the June 13, 2018:

Meta-analysis of individual and combined effects of mycotoxins on growing pigs

Introduction Cereals are particularly susceptible to fungal contamination during both the pre- and postharvest stages. Many of these fungi are producers of mycotoxins, which are a chemically diverse group of s...
Author/s :
Aline RmsCheila Roberta LehnenInes AndrettaLuciano HauschildMarcos Kipper Da SilvaRaquel Melchior
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