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Article published the September 13, 2007:

Enhancing pig production in the Asia-Pacific region: a nutritionist’s perspective

Pork has long been a staple food item in most Asia-Pacific countries. In fact, the Asia- Pacific region accounts for more pigs than the rest of the world combined - largely due to the massive pig population of ...
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Article published the September 10, 2007:

Salmonella: a pig producer's perspective

Abstract presented at the 41st University of Nottingham Feed Conference. Our deep appreciation to the authors and the kindly cooperation of Prof. Julian Wiseman, Professor of Animal Production / Head of Divisio...
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Article published the September 4, 2007:

Validating functional properties of foodstuffs

The notion of eating foods that have beneficial effects on consumer health above those of adequate nutrition is one that sits well with today’s consumers. Consequently the development of ‘functional foods’ and ...
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Article published the August 31, 2007:

Benefits of selenium yeast in pig production

From Ghislaine Roch (Canada) presentation at Lallemand’s International Selenium yeast seminar (Grenaa, Denmark, 2007) Ghislaine Roch, independent feed nutritionist in Canada, has been working on antioxidant...
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Article published the August 29, 2007:

Producing pigs to comply with ever-increasing environmental restraints

Europe has had to live with increasingly stringent constraints on piggery system outputs for several years. The introduction of the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) directive in the UK in Janu...
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Article published the August 27, 2007:

Effect of inorganic, organic, and no trace mineral supplementation on growth performance, fecal excretion, and apparent digestibility of grow-finish pigs

With an increasing awareness of environmental contamination, trace minerals have come to the forefront for further research. Public concerns are mainly related to soil (accumulation and runoff of minerals from ...
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Article published the August 23, 2007:

Effects of feed-borne Fusarium mycotoxins on metabolism and reproduction in gestating and lactating sows: response to Mycosorb®

There are numerous reports indicating that weanling piglets (Friend et al., 1982, Döll et al., 2003) and growing and finishing pigs (House et al., 2002; Dänike et al., 2004) are particularly sensitive to feed-b...
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Article published the August 21, 2007:

Does dietary fiber change resistance to enteric disease?

Those who provide daily care for animals in production agriculture are acutely aware of the importance of animal health. From an economic perspective, as record systems (both performance and financial) used in ...
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Article published the August 16, 2007:

Using Yucca Schidigera in Pig Diets: Effects on Nitrogen Metabolism

Extracts and preparations of the desert plant Yucca schidigera Roezl ex Ortgies (Mohave yucca), family Lillaceae, have a variety of beneficial effects when included in the diets of humans and domestic animals. ...
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Article published the August 14, 2007:

Pressures on mineral reserves: what’s the best way to meet the needs of highly prolific sows?

The mineral requirements of high producing sows are largely unknown. The research to date demonstrates that both macro- and microminerals become depleted in sows with advancing parity and that high productivity...
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