Pig Industry Technical Articles

Slaughtering Industry

Article published the February 1, 2022:

“Is control of LA-MRSA in pigs possible and relevant? – Experiences from Norway”

BackgroundStaphylococcus aureus is an important cause of nosocomial and community-acquired human disease, and methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) is associated with increased morbidity, mortality and costs [...
Author/s :
Carl Andreas Grøntvedt
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Article published the December 17, 2021:

Pork carcass injury in slaughterhouse waiting area and nutrient addition in pre-slaughter fasting

INTRODUCTIONThe swine slaughtering process is affected by practices that go from the establishment of fasting on the farm to the slaughtering stage in the slaughterhouse. Animals are subjected to practices that...
Author/s :
Carla Heloisa De Faria DominguesOtto Mack JunqueiraTiago Goulart Petrolli
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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

IntroductionParasites have long been neglected but nowadays are becoming more recognized as important foodborne pathogens. Various factors contribute to their undervaluation such as complex lifecycles and ...
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

INTRODUCTIONIn 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 geographically...
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. IntroductionThe 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 pr...
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

IntroductionSalmonella is a worldwide-distributed pathogen that affectsboth humans and animals13. This microorganism is usually associated with intensive animal production, such as swine, since the confinement ...
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

INTRODUCTIONPrevious 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 d...
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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