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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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Article published the August 10, 2007:

The issue of colostrum in piglet survival: energy and immunity

Perinatal mortality still plagues the swine industry despite improving knowledge on neonatal physiology, nutrition, health and management. Currently, across Europe one out of 5 to 6 piglets born (i.e., 17 to 20...
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Article published the August 7, 2007:

Post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome in pigs: why did it emerge?

Within a few years, post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) has become a worldwide animal health concern to the pig industry and a real challenge to the veterinary science community. A small single-...
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Article published the August 1, 2007:

Growing potential for using dried distillers’ grains with solubles in swine diets

The escalating growth of the fuel ethanol industry in the United States of America continues to increase supplies of dried distillers’ grains with solubles available for use in livestock and poultry feeds. In 2...
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Article published the July 30, 2007:

The effect of feed-borne Fusarium mycotoxins on reproductive efficiency in dairy cows, sows and broiler breeders

Mycotoxins are fungal metabolites that can reduce performance and alter metabolism of livestock and poultry (Wannemacher et al., 1991). The pathological states arising from the consumption of feeds contaminated...
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Article published the July 27, 2007:

The Spectre of Pollution from Animal Excreta with Special Reference to Pigs

There is much talk across the world, in locations as wide apart and diverse as the UK and New Zealand for example, about food safety and animal welfare.While these are important areas of concern to the pig prod...
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Article published the July 24, 2007:

Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Commercial Purify Philosilicate to Reduce the Toxicity of Zearalenone in Gilts

Zearalenone (ZEA) is a naturally occurring mycotoxin produced by Fusarium species, mainly Fusarium graminearum, on a variety of different grains, such as corn, wheat, rice, sorghum, barley and rye. (4) The Fusa...
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Fernando Tamames
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Article published the July 20, 2007:

Chromium and its Role in Pig Production

Interest in chromium as an essential nutrient for pigs and as a possible means of manipulating growth performance and carcass composition was raised initially by reports in the 1960s of growth promotion in rats...
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Article published the July 17, 2007:

Biopeptides in post-weaning diets for pigs: results to date

Where once we considered feed protein to be strictly a means of supplying essential amino acids, we now know that certain peptides produced during gastrointestinal hydrolysis of protein have nutritional and phy...
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Article published the July 17, 2007:

Toxicological Synergism between Fusarium Mycotoxins in Feeds

Mycotoxins are metabolites produced by molds (fungi) which are toxic when consumed in significant amounts by livestock. The resulting pathological syndromes are referred to as mycotoxicoses.Mold growth on grain...
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Trevor Smith
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