Swine Genetics and Reproduction Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

Article published the October 10, 2018:

Effect of Combination of Dietary Alpha-Tocopherol and Ascorbic Acid on the Reproductive Performance of Gilts

Introduction Site-specific information on the exact levels of vitamin E supplementation to gilts to optimize their reproductive ability and subsequently the body development of the piglets are lacking in most ...
Author/s :
Austine NwangwuMachebe Ndubuisi (Ph.D)
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Article published the October 10, 2018:

Seasonal variation in sperm characteristics of boars in southern Uruguay

Introduction The reproductive output of pigs depends on many factors affecting both females and males. It is generally accepted that there is a large variation in the fertility results, mainly caused by farm-...
Author/s :
Hugo Petrocelli
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Article published the September 27, 2018:

Induction of Porcine Host Defense Peptide Gene Expression by Short-Chain Fatty Acids and Their Analogs

Introduction Infectious diseases continue to pose significant economic losses to the animal industry. The routine use of antibiotics at subtherapeutic doses for disease prevention in animal production practice...
Author/s :
Glenn ZhangLakshmi Sunkara
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Article published the May 14, 2018:

Improving production by optimizing reproduction: herbal approach

During the past 20 years, there have been significant improvements in animal nutrition, housing, waste management, and mechanization, but little progress has been made in increasing reproduction. Unfortunately,...
Author/s :
Dr. Amit Kumar PandeyPraful Kumar
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Article published the February 8, 2018:

Characterization of the porcine nutrient and taste receptor gene repertoire in domestic and wild populations across the globe

Background The pig, Sus scrofa, appeared in South East Asia ~4.2 million years ago (M) [1], colonizing a wide range of habitats thereafter including Europe and North Africa. European and Asian wild boars are e...
Author/s :
ELIZABETE C DA SILVAEugeni Roura
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Article published the February 5, 2018:

Nursing Reduction Strategies to Enhance Estrus in Lactating Sows and Effects on Performance of Pigs to Market Weight

Introduction The conventional management in the swine industry is for weaning to start the sow’s next reproductive cycle. However, breeding sows during lactation has been proposed as an alternative that ...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyH.L. FroboseJason WoodworthMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the December 22, 2017:

Full-Length Genome Sequence of a Plaque-Cloned Virulent Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Isolate (USA/Iowa/18984/2013) from a Midwestern U.S. Swine Herd

Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), caused by a member of the genus Alphacoronavirus (1–3), was first identified in England in 1971 and later in other countries, such as Belgium, China, Hungary, Italy, ...
Author/s :
Darin Madsonhai hoangKyoungjin YoonPaulo Arruda
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

Dynamics of sperm DNA fragmentation in raw boar semen and fertility

Author/s :
Elize Van LierHugo Petrocelli
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Article published the August 17, 2017:

Artificial insemination in pigs, research and developments in The Netherlands, a review

Introduction The fertility results of pig artificial insemination (AI) in The Netherlands are considered to be one of the highest worldwide. More than 98% of the sows in The Netherlands is mated through AI. So...
Author/s :
Hanneke Feitsma
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Article published the August 10, 2017:

A Snapshot Analysis Look Into Herd Retention

Author/s :
Matt Culbertson
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