Pig Industry Technical Articles


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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Article published the April 5, 2018:

Nitrogen removal from swine wastewater by combining treated effluent with raw manure

Introduction Swine raising has changed considerably in the last 30 years with an increase in intensive production systems. Whereas intensive systems minimize production costs, the high animal densities can pos...
Author/s :
Airton Kunz
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Article published the March 26, 2018:

Review: Dietary fiber utilization and its effects on physiological functions and gut health of swine

Implications This review provides relevant information on the utilization of dietary fiber (DF) by pigs and its effects on gut physiological functions, microbiota and health. This review delivers in-depth insi...
Author/s :
Julio Diaz Berrocoso
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Article published the March 22, 2018:

Nutritional value of high fiber co-products from the copra, palm kernel, and rice industries in diets fed to pigs

Background With the increased global production of livestock, dairy, and poultry, the demand for feed is also increasing and co-products from the tropical food industries are increasingly used in diets fed to ...
Author/s :
Dr Rommel C. SulaboHans H. Stein, PhDJerubella AbelillaYanhong Liu
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Article published the March 15, 2018:

Heat stress increases insulin sensitivity in pigs

Introduction Heat stress (HS) is a major environmental hazard for both humans and animals. Despite advances in the understanding of heat-related illnesses, there is no treatment against specific aspects of the...
Author/s :
Lance Baumgard
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