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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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Article published the August 6, 2021:

Public health impact and control options of parasitic zoonoses via pork

Introduction Parasites have long been neglected but nowadays are becoming more recognized as important foodborne pathogens. Various factors contribute to their undervaluation such as complex lifecycles an...
Author/s :
Joke van der Giessen
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Article published the August 4, 2021:

Predicting the challenges - swine health and production, 2050?

Introduction The founding objectives of the IPVS were to provide a forum for exchanging ideas and information concerning pig health and disease, to encourage the formation of pig veterinary societies in all co...
Author/s :
Peter Davies
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Article published the July 28, 2021:

Impact of health challenges on pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and net returns under commercial conditions

INTRODUCTION In 2016, 63% of U.S. market hog sales originated in Iowa and the surrounding six states (USDA, 2017). While Midwest swine production is in a unique position of being favorably located geographical...
Author/s :
John PatienceKenneth StalderLee L. Schulz
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Article published the June 7, 2021:

Application of Proteomic Technologies to Assess the Quality of Raw Pork and Pork Products: An Overview from Farm-To-Fork

1. Introduction The global demand and industrial production of pork and pork products are increasing. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) statistics, worldwide swine ...
Author/s :
Daniel Franco
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Article published the March 2, 2021:

Virulence genes and antimicrobial susceptibility in Salmonella enterica serotypes isolated from swine production in Argentina

Introduction Salmonella is a worldwide-distributed pathogen that affects both humans and animals13. This microorganism is usually associated with intensive animal production, such as swine, since the confineme...
Author/s :
Alberto DupuisPablo ChacanaPatricia Joaquim
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Article published the November 2, 2020:

Effects of feeding high-protein corn distillers dried grains and a mycotoxin mitigation additive on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat quality of growing–finishing pigs

INTRODUCTION Previous studies (Widmer e al., 2008; Kim et al., 2009; Jacela et al., 2010) have measured metabolizable energy (ME) and standardized ileal digestible (SID) amino acid (AA) content in high-protein...
Author/s :
Jerry ShursonLee J. JohnstonPedro Urriola
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Article published the October 7, 2020:

Impact of environmental temperature on production traits in pigs

Seasonal variation in pig production has been implicated in variation in productive and reproductive performance through direct and indirect effects of temperature on physiological responses, including intestin...
Author/s :
Eduardo De Mercado De La PeñaJuanjo CiruelosWendy Rauw
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Article published the October 5, 2020:

A summary review of carcass cutability data comparing primal value of immunologically and physically castrated barrows

INTRODUCTION  For any technology to gain industry-wide adoption, it must provide value to all segments of the industry and have minimal associated risks. Immunological castration (Improvest, Zoetis Inc., ...
Author/s :
Anna DilgerDr. Steve Pollmann
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Article published the August 10, 2020:

Practical Dietary Approaches to Increase Longissimus Intramuscular Fat Content and Their Influence on Glycolytic Potential and Pork Quality Characteristics

Introduction In the pork industry, the trend towards producing lean carcasses is still occurring, concurrently with a demand from certain specific markets for pork products with high intramuscular fat (IMF) in...
Author/s :
Alvaro Rojo GomezDr. José CuarónMichael Ellis
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