Pig Industry Technical Articles


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
843 2
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
56 0
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
219 0
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
160 0
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
299 5
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
265 0
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
71 0
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
100 0
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
261 1
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
130 0
Copyright © 1999-2019 Engormix - All Rights Reserved