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Article published the March 16, 2022:

In vitro susceptibility of Czech porcine isolates of C. perfringens Type A cpb2+ to amoxicillin, ampicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanic acid

Introduction:Clostridium perfringens type A enteritis is a frequent disease of the newborn piglets with a major economic impact in the Czech Republic and important swine producing countries as well. Different a...
Author/s :
Alois CizekMartina Masarikova
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Article published the March 8, 2022:

The Role of Genetic Selection on Agonistic Behavior and Welfare of Gestating Sows Housed in Large Semi-Static Groups

1. IntroductionWith increasing public awareness regarding pig welfare, gestating sow housing systems are currently changing around the world to group-housing. While the legislation on sows’ group-housing ...
Author/s :
Frederic GuaySophie Brajon
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Article published the February 9, 2022:

The Way Humans Behave Modulates the Emotional State of Piglets

IntroductionDomestic animals are considered to be sentient and endowed with cognitive and emotional abilities. The fact that domestic animals can experience emotional states has resulted in developing methods f...
Author/s :
Sophie Brajon
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Article published the February 3, 2022:

Social status and previous experience in the group as predictors of welfare of sows housed in large semi-static groups

IntroductionDue to considerable changes in the pig industry worldwide in favour to groups-housing systems, understanding social behaviour of pigs and its impact on welfare has become increasingly important...
Author/s :
Frederic GuaySophie Brajon
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Article published the January 31, 2022:

The perception of pain by pigs and implications for farm and veterinary practice

IntroductionThe “Five Freedoms” (FAWC, 1993) are used widely as a framework for the assessment of animal welfare and the basis of much legislation for animal protection. Whilst not all Freedoms rece...
Author/s :
Sandra Edwards
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Article published the December 20, 2021:

Antimicrobial resistance, a one welfare challenge for pig farming

One of the most pressing problems that has attracted considerable publicity in the last few years is the prospect of widespread multidrug resistance leading to a breakdown in human healthcare systems throughout...
Author/s :
Mark Holmes
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Article published the December 20, 2021:

Towards the development of epigenetic marks of stress and welfare in farm animals

IntroductionWhile meat production generates food and a livelihood for billions of people around the planet, it is also associated with environmental and health consequences (OECD 2016). Among production an...
Author/s :
Carlos Guerrero Bosagna
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Article published the December 20, 2021:

Understanding the behavioural needs of growing and finishing pigs and how we can meet those needs when designing future housing systems

Animal emotions – and what about the pig?With some notable exceptions Darwin’s 1872 book on expressions of emotions in man and humans, ‘feelings’ or emotions have historically been ...
Author/s :
Inger Lise Andersen
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Article published the November 15, 2021:

A double intervention to stabilize Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome - PRRS in a one site farm with continuous flow

IntroductionPorcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is the most relevant infectious disease in the swine industry. PRRS virus (PRRSv) live inoculation has been used to stabilize and even eliminate ...
Author/s :
Eduardo Rosa MedinaJorge GarridoJuan Miguel Peralvo Vidal Marco Coral
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Article published the October 20, 2021:

Imagining a Digital Future for Precision Pork Production

IntroductionPork’s historic position as the world’s most popular meat is no more. 2019 was characterized by the explosion of African Swine Fever in China and subsequent slaughter of approximate...
Author/s :
Aidan Connolly
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