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Article published the March 7, 2007:

Reducing pharmacological levels of copper and zinc in nursery pig diets: response to zinc and copper proteinates

Two 28-day balance experiments were conducted to evaluate mineral excretion by nursery pigs fed lower concentrations of organic copper (Cu) or zinc (Zn) sources (Bioplex Cu or Zn, Alltech Inc., Nicholasville, K...
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Article published the March 2, 2007:

Reducing the environmental impact of swine production through nutritional means

Introduction Livestock production is becoming more concentrated in many parts of the world and pork production is no exception. This is particularly evident when examining a recent Canadian report (Saskatchewa...
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Kenneth Stalder
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Article published the February 23, 2007:

Dietary organic and inorganic selenium for hyperovulatory firstparity sows: antioxidant status, hormonal response, embryo development and reproductive performance

Prolificacy, in pigs, has increased substantially during the last 10 years after several decades of stagnation. Two main approaches have been followed in order to develop the so-called ‘hyperprolific’ lines of ...
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Article published the February 21, 2007:

Biological chemistry and absorption of inorganic and organic trace metals

Trace elements may be generally defined as those which occur or are required at relatively low concentrations in living tissues. Classically, they have been subdivided into two categories: those which have been...
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Article published the February 14, 2007:

Nutritional influences on gut microbiology and enteric diseases

Nutrition, intestinal health, and the well-being of animals are intricately related. The gastrointestinal tract is a direct path by which pathogens can enter an animal, and if the protective mechanisms of these...
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Article published the February 7, 2007:

Swine production: a global perspective

The globalization of the swine industry has caused major changes to national and international swine production over the past decade and these changes are likely to continue. The easing of international trade b...
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Article published the February 1, 2007:

Dietary nutrient supplements improve meat quality

Food safety, price, nutritive value, meal convenience and appearance play an important role in determining whether consumers purchase meat, as well as the type and cut of meat. However, it is the eating experie...
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Article published the January 31, 2007:

Maximising nutrient utilisation: from enzymes to nutraceuticals

Toward the end of last century a major lifestyle trend emerged in the developing nations emphasizing wellness and disease prevention in the human population rather than treatment therapies. This focus is expect...
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Prof Paul MoughanVelmurugu Ravindran
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Article published the January 24, 2007:

Trace mineral nutrition in pigs: working within the new recommendations

Trace minerals are a commonly ignored source of nutrients in animal feedstuffs. Their physiological roles are often underestimated and their presence in the feed in adequate quantities taken for granted. Howeve...
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William Close
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Article published the December 26, 2006:

Swine Production in China

China has a long history in swine production and rich resources in swine breed. It was reported that the history of swine production of China has lasted for about 6000 years. There are totally 126 pig bre...
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