Pig Industry Technical Articles


Article published the November 2, 2020:

Effects of feeding high-protein corn distillers dried grains and a mycotoxin mitigation additive on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat quality of growing–finishing pigs

INTRODUCTION Previous studies (Widmer e al., 2008; Kim et al., 2009; Jacela et al., 2010) have measured metabolizable energy (ME) and standardized ileal digestible (SID) amino acid (AA) content in high-protein...
Author/s :
Jerry ShursonLee J. JohnstonPedro Urriola
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Article published the October 29, 2020:

Current market review and perspective of Florfenicol, Tilmicocin, vitamins and aminoacids

FLORFENICOL On October 21, the average market price was 440 yuan/kg, an increase of 0.69% MoM, a three-month high, but slightly lower than the same period last year, a YoY decrease of 2.21%. After florfenic...
Author/s :
Ronnick FONG
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Article published the October 28, 2020:

Prevalence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and porcine parvovirus antibodies in commercial pigs, southwest Nigeria

ABSTRACT Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine parvovirus (PPV) infections cause significant economic losses to the pig industry and are considered the most economically impor...
Author/s :
John Olusoji Abiola
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Article published the October 27, 2020:

Molecular and Physiological Effects on the Small Intestine of Weaner Pigs Following Feeding with Deoxynivalenol-Contaminated Feed

1. Introduction Deoxynivalenol (DON), commonly known as vomitoxin, is a potent mycotoxin produced by the fungus Fusarium graminearum, and its presence in wheat, corn, and barley crops can lead to them being do...
Author/s :
Denise BeaulieuDr. Daniel Columbus
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Article published the October 26, 2020:

Protecting animals from ingested mycotoxins

What should we do if we have implemented all 3 of the 4 steps of the Mycotoxin Management Program – Forecast Crop Contamination, Secure Storage and Screen finished feed – and still find a multiple m...
Author/s :
 Julia dvorska
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Article published the October 23, 2020:

Comparative study of protease hydrolysis reaction demonstrating Normalized Peptide Bond Cleavage Frequency and Protease Substrate Broadness Index

Introduction Protein is a major and expensive component of animal feed, accounting for about 20% of the total dry matter content of swine and poultry diets. Soybean meal is the leading source of feed protein [...
Author/s :
Shukun Yu
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Article published the October 22, 2020:

Fermented co-products and fermented compound diets for pigs: a review

Author/s :
Leo den HartogRonald Scholten
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Article published the October 14, 2020:

Effects of mineral methionine hydroxy analog chelate in sow diets on epigenetic modification and growth of progeny

Introduction With intensive genetic selection for the prolificacy of sows, the swine industry is challenged with improving the piglet survival rate in connection with the increased litter size and decreased li...
Author/s :
Juxing ChenKibeom  JangMercedes Vazquez-AnonPing RenSung Woo Kim
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Article published the October 7, 2020:

Impact of environmental temperature on production traits in pigs

Seasonal variation in pig production has been implicated in variation in productive and reproductive performance through direct and indirect effects of temperature on physiological responses, including intestin...
Author/s :
Eduardo De Mercado De La PeñaJuanjo CiruelosWendy Rauw
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Article published the October 5, 2020:

A summary review of carcass cutability data comparing primal value of immunologically and physically castrated barrows

INTRODUCTION  For any technology to gain industry-wide adoption, it must provide value to all segments of the industry and have minimal associated risks. Immunological castration (Improvest, Zoetis Inc., ...
Author/s :
Anna DilgerSteve Pollmann
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