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The Perfect Solution For Liquid Feed Medication (Dispensing live Vaccines)

The precise dispensing of live vaccines and other essential elements is a crucial part of any successful grower operation - animal health and profitable business operations working hand in hand. ...
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Mycotoxins in Swine Feed

Basic Considerations Fusarium in Wheat and Barley Wheat, corn, and barley together account for about 65% of the world production of cereals, and all are susceptible to pre-harvest infection by Fusarium f...
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Effects of Mycotoxins (Aflatoxin B1,deoxynivalenol, zearalenone, vomitoxin T-2) on the Health and Productivity of Specific Production Animals (Agranco Corp.)

Swine Swine are sensitive to mycotoxins, especially nursing or nursery-age swine. In general, mycotoxins cause reductions in feed intake, growth performance, and immune function when levels are relatively low....
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Zearalenone in South African Pig Feeds

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. Zearalenone is a resorcyclic acid lactone co...
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Alternatives to antibiotics

The following article is a special collaboration from AFMA (Animal Feed Manufacturers Association) www.afma.co.za We thank their kind support. The growth promoter is dead. Long live the “nutraceutical”! ...
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Tips and Benchmarks for Water Usage in Swine Production

Why is the VIDO Swine Technical Group concerned about accurate water use information? Inefficiency adds to cost Sustainable swine production will rely on efficient use of the natural reso...
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Impact of Dietary Crude Protein on Metabolic Utilization of Energy in Pigs

We sincerelly thank the unconditional collaboration of the authors, and the kind disposition of the Mexican Association of Animal Nutrition (AMENA), and the Latin American College of Animal Nutriti...
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Mycotoxin effects on the pig immune system

INTRODUCTION Mycotoxins are structurally diverse secondary metabolites of fungi that grow on a variety of feeds and foods consumed by animals and man, respectively. The clinical toxicological syndr...
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Immunonutrition and immunology of reproduction in pigs

THE REPRODUCING CAPACITY OF SOWS, A RECENT EVOLUTION The productivity of sows is dependent upon a constant control of events during each stage of the reproductive cycle. Between mating and weaning of a litte...
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Swine production: a global perspective

INTRODUCTION 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 inter...
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