Pig Industry Technical Articles


Article published the June 13, 2018:

Effects of Copper Sources and Levels on Nursery Pig Growth Performance

Introduction Research has shown that adding high levels of copper (primarily from CuSO4 ) to diets fed to nursery pigs will result in improved growth performance. It is thought that copper acts as an antimicro...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJon De JongMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the June 7, 2018:

Husbandry practices and gut health outcomes in weaned piglets: A review

1. Introduction Weaning is one of the most challenging phases in a pig's life, often accompanied by reduced growth performance and increased incidences of diarrhea (Leibbrandt et al., 1975; VenteSpreeuwenberg ...
Author/s :
Balachandar JayaramanMartin Nyachoti
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Article published the May 14, 2018:

Improving production by optimizing reproduction: herbal approach

During the past 20 years, there have been significant improvements in animal nutrition, housing, waste management, and mechanization, but little progress has been made in increasing reproduction. Unfortunately,...
Author/s :
Dr. Amit Kumar PandeyPraful Kumar
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Article published the May 10, 2018:

Improved water quality and reduction of odorous compounds in anaerobic lagoon columns receiving pre-treated pig wastewater

Large volumes of wastewater from confined pig production are stored in anaerobic lagoons. Control methods are needed to reduce air pollution by foul odors released from these lagoons. In a pilot-scale experimen...
Author/s :
Ariel SzogiMatias Vanotti
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Article published the May 7, 2018:

Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) – An Effective and Available Livestock and Poultry Feed Ingredient

After fermentation, ethanol is separated by distillation while the water and non-fermentable materials (known as whole stillage) are decanted or centrifuged which results in wet cake (e.g., removed suspended so...
Author/s :
Kurt A. Rosentrater
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Article published the May 3, 2018:

Microbiological growth in normal and PSE pork stored under refrigeration

Introduction Pork is a world’s a valuable source of animal protein and Brazil is a country that may lead the swine’s production for being one of the largest grain producers, condition for sustainin...
Author/s :
Fabiana CaldaraIbiara Correia de LIma Almeida PazIrenilza Alencar NaasViviane Oliveira Nieto
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Article published the April 26, 2018:

Gut Health of Pigs: Challenge Models and Response Criteria with a Critical Analysis of the Effectiveness of Selected Feed Additives - A Review

INTRODUCTION Gut health is a term increasingly used in the medical literature and by the food industry. It covers multiple positive aspects of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT), such as the effective digestion ...
Author/s :
Martin Nyachoti
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Article published the April 19, 2018:

Changes in Molecular Characteristics of Cereal Carbohydrates after Processing and Digestion

1. Introduction Arabinoxylan and β-glucan naturally occur in the endosperm and aleurone cell walls of cereal grains with varying degrees of solubility. The content of rye and wheat arabinoxylan varies in ...
Author/s :
Miroslaw Kasprzak
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Article published the April 12, 2018:

Heat Stress Reduces Intestinal Barrier Integrity and Favors Intestinal Glucose Transport in Growing Pigs

Introduction Both humans and livestock are susceptible to high thermal loads that can cause acute, chronic, and lethal illness due to heat stress-related pathologies. In 2003, approximately 50,000 Europeans di...
Author/s :
Lance BaumgardNicholas Gabler
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Article published the April 6, 2018:

Piglets weaning: Challenges and strategies to improve health and performance

The weaning is a challenging period for the piglet, and the stressor factors involve, mainly, the new environment with new social interaction and change of diet. The pigs are handling and regrouped many times d...
Author/s :
Liliana Longo BorgesMelina Aparecida Bonato
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