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Article published the March 8, 2022:

Assessing the Effects of Medium Chain Fatty Acids and Fat Sources on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Viral RNA Stability and Infectivity

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...
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Bob GoodbandCharles StarkDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthMike Tokach Rachel DerscheidRoger CochraneSteve Dritz
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Article published the March 8, 2022:

Lessons Learned from Managing Electronic Sow Feeders and Sow Body Weight Data

IntroductionAs many production systems are transitioning from individual gestation stalls to different styles of group housing, there are new challenges for data collection in the gestation barn. Commonly refer...
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Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthLori ThomasMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the March 8, 2022:

Determining the Effects of Manganese Source and Level in Diets Containing High Levels of Copper on Growth Performance of Growing-Finishing Pigs

IntroductionManganese is an essential trace mineral that is a key component in carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism. According to the NRC,2 the quantitative requirement for Mn for nursery and finishing di...
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Dr. Joel DeRoucheyGoodband, Robert D.Jason WoodworthMike Tokach Naiana ManzkeSteve Dritz
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Article published the March 8, 2022:

The Role of Genetic Selection on Agonistic Behavior and Welfare of Gestating Sows Housed in Large Semi-Static Groups

1. IntroductionWith increasing public awareness regarding pig welfare, gestating sow housing systems are currently changing around the world to group-housing. While the legislation on sows’ group-housing ...
Author/s :
Frederic GuaySophie Brajon
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Article published the February 23, 2022:

Strategies to broaden the cross-protective efficacy of vaccines against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

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Fernando Osorio
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Article published the February 21, 2022:

Boar Stud Contributions to Sow Farm Fecundity Goals

IntroductionThe use of high quality boar semen is critical to obtaining desired herd fertility goals. When using artificial insemination (AI) in a breeding program, the semen supplier becomes an external input ...
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Article published the February 21, 2022:

How to Deal with Success in Genetic Improvement

There are several different genetic technologies that have been used to improve trait performance for pig farmers. Some examples would include: a) Terminal Cross Mating System: this is simply using a crossbred ...
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John Mabry
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Article published the February 21, 2022:

“What is next in PRRS vaccination: Pursuit of broad heterologous protection”

A presentation prepared for the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress and 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Dublin, Ireland 8th June 2016.Porcine...
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Fernando Osorio
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Article published the February 16, 2022:

Environmental Impacts and Their Association With Performance and Excretion Traits in Growing Pigs

INTRODUCTIONThe selection of animals for improved production traits has been, for a long time, the major driver of pig breeding (1, 2). More recently, because of the increasing concern with environment, new sel...
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Alessandra MonteiroJean-Yves Dourmad
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Article published the February 16, 2022:

Big (pig) data and the internet of the swine things: a new paradigm in the industry

IntroductionThe present work addresses the use of data in improving decision making and farm productivity, one of the aspects that has generated more interest in swine production in recent years. In the current...
Author/s :
Carlos PiñeiroEdgar Garcia ManzanillaJoaquín MoralesMaría AparicioYuzo Koketsu
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