Swine welfare Technical Articles

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Article published the December 26, 2022:

Antioxidant Defences and Redox Homeostasis in Animals

For many years reactive oxygen species (ROS) production in biological systems has been considered to be detrimental. However, a pleasant face of ROS has received recently tremendous attention. Indeed, it has be...
Author/s :
Peter Surai
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Article published the December 19, 2022:

Effects of different stocking density and phytogenic feed additives dosage levels on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, blood profile, and behavior change of growing-finishing pigs

Author/s :
Hyunah ChoJinho Cho
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Article published the November 3, 2022:

Assessment of sow mortality in a large herd

The United States Department of Agriculture reported that sow mortality ranges from 2.5% to 3.7% each year, depending on herd size1. It also was stated that annual mortality rates of sows in typical confined-so...
Author/s :
Dr. Carlos Perfumo
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Article published the October 27, 2022:

Mycoplasma hyosynoviae infections in finisher pigs with arthritis

Introduction:Since 2001 GD Animal Health in the Netherlands runs a monitoring system on pig health. One pillar of this system is the recording of all telephonic questions concerning health issues. Since 2013 la...
Author/s :
Theo Geudeke
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Article published the October 27, 2022:

Unusual pathogens – Case reports of 4 rare findings

Introduction: Traditionally, bacteriological diagnostics are based upon colony-morphology and biotyping. During the later years, MALDI-TOF-identification has broadened the spectrum of bacteria that can be ident...
Author/s :
Hanne Kongsted
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Article published the October 3, 2022:

Knowledge and attitudes of official inspectors at slaughterhouses in southern Brazil regarding animal welfare

IntroductionAnimal welfare has been increasingly included in business agreements and with humane slaughter is a key area of interest (von Keyserlingk and Hötzel, 2015). Retailers, restaurants, and food ser...
Author/s :
Charli LudtkeMaría HotzelRosangela Poletto
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Article published the September 19, 2022:

Effect of antioxidant supplementation and heat stress in a model of double vaccination in weaned piglets.

Introduction:Piglet weaning is an interesting model of oxidative stress (OS), but due to large inter-individual variations, there is a need to standardize in vivo response by applying usual challenges, such as ...
Author/s :
David Guillou Eric ChevauxFlorence BARBE
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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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