Swine Genetics and Reproduction Technical Articles

Genetics - Reproduction

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...
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Aidan Connolly
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Article published the October 15, 2021:

Gilt reproductive challenges for the next decade – measuring and managing what we already know

IntroductionIn a recent detailed review of the factors determining reproductive development in the gilt (Patterson and Foxcroft, 2019), we suggested that “Substantial evidence supports successful man...
Author/s :
George FoxcroftJennifer Patterson
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Article published the September 20, 2021:

Estrus Responses and Hormonal Profiles of Gilts Following Treatments with Prostaglandin F2a

INTRODUCTIONEstrus synchronization is a well-established tool for the reproductive management of a variety of livestock species. Manipulating the estrous cycle of domestic animals is thus essential for improvin...
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John Olusoji Abiola
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Article published the August 20, 2021:

Review: innovation through research in the North American pork industry

IntroductionThis article identifies the most significant research innovations that, in our opinion, have been applied by the North American pork industry in the past decade. They are primarily the result of lea...
Author/s :
David RoseroJohn PatienceKara StewartMatt CulbertsonR Dean Boyd
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Article published the August 4, 2021:

The challenges of Escherichia coli postweaning disease in pigs

IntroductionAll over the world, E. coli is an important cause of a wide range of diseases in pigs, including postweaning diarrhea (PWD) (Fairbrother et al., 2019). Diarrhea due to E. coli may result i...
Author/s :
John Morris Fairbrother
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Article published the August 4, 2021:

Selection for resilience in a modern swine breeding program

IntroductionResilience was historically ignored in commercial swine breeding programs. One reason was that breeding companies need to supply high health animals to the commercial sector of the swine indust...
Author/s :
Abe Huisman Austin Putz
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Article published the December 11, 2020:

Omics Application in Animal Science—A Special Emphasis on Stress Response and Damaging Behaviour in Pigs

1. IntroductionIncreasing robustness, resilience and efficiency of livestock are pivotal topics in animal science because of their importance to profitable meat and dairy production, but also for ethical, anima...
Author/s :
Claudia Kasper
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Article published the June 1, 2020:

Gene ontology analysis of expanded porcine blastocysts from gilts fed organic or inorganic selenium combined with pyridoxine

Background Although selenium (Se) acts as part of hormones and enzymes influencing the activity of all organs and tissues, the major metabolic role of Se in the body is related to selenoproteins and the antioxi...
Author/s :
Danyel Bueno DaltoStephen Tsoi
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Article published the April 22, 2020:

Improved farrowing rate using intrauterine insemination in sows

IntroductionIn the early twentieth century, Ivanow reported the use of the artificial insemination technique (AI) in pig(1,2). However, the commercial application of AI began at the 1980s(3). Its success can be...
Author/s :
Fernando CaneNorma Pereyra
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Article published the April 1, 2020:

The importance of pyridoxine for the impact of the dietary selenium sources on redox balance, embryo development, and reproductive performance in gilts

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Danyel Bueno Dalto
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