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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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Article published the March 8, 2018:

Effect of Inclusion of Emulsifier Digestfast on Monogastric Species Diets

Introduction Current demand for improvements in production performance (feed conversion rate, average daily gain, speed of growth, etc.) in animal production implies very high needs for metabolizable energy. T...
Author/s :
Ewa SujkaIgnacio Lopez ParedesSonia Téllez Peña
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Article published the March 8, 2018:

Xylose: absorption, fermentation, and postabsorptive metabolism in the pig

Background  Xylose, as a major constituent of plant xylan polymers, is one of the most abundant carbohydrates on the earth, second only to glucose [1, 2]. This abundant pentose sugar, along with arabinose...
Author/s :
John Patience
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Article published the March 7, 2018:

The effect of Muco-defen on weak piglets

IntroductionDuring the period of weaning transition, piglets are under a stressful condition that combined with nutritional, environmental, and immunological problems. Though antibiotics can apply to solve the ...
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Article published the March 1, 2018:

Effects of Creep Feed Pellet Diameter on Suckling and Nursery Pig Performance

Introduction Nursery pigs often experience a lag in growth performance when transitioning from sows’ milk to dry feed during weaning. The lag is caused by several factors, including the dietary and envir...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthJon De JongMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

Morphine Attenuates Apically-Directed Cytokine Secretion from Intestinal Epithelial Cells in Response to Enteric Pathogens

1.  Introduction Morphine and other opioid receptor agonists alter systemic innate and adaptive immune responses and increase host susceptibility to infection [1]. For example, impairments in neutrop...
Author/s :
David R. Brown, PhD
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Article published the February 22, 2018:

Effects of Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine on Nursery Pig Growth Performance

Introduction The use of standardized ileal digestible (SID) AA has become a standard approach in diet formulation as it helps to accurately meet a pig’s requirement, and enhance the ingredient utilizatio...
Author/s :
Aaron JonesBob GoodbandCarine VierDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthJon De JongMárcio GonçalvesMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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