False positives are infrequent but can be expected occasionally in disease investigations, due to the sensitivity and concern for positive results.
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- Pigs may transmit FMD before showing symptoms
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- Alberta finds more PEDV cases
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- African swine fever only part of recent hog rally
- Chinese researchers isolate African swine fever virus
Drones equipped with thermal imaging cameras have been buzzing over a research feedlot near Amarillo, as researchers develop test methods to identify feverish
Ireland based researchers have found that xylanase or xylanase + β-glucanase dietary supplementation does not seem to improve feed efficiency in grow-finisher
African swine fever may be orally transmittable in plant-based feeds and liquids, although higher doses of the virus are needed to generate infection from feeds
Researchers based at Aarhus University in Foulum, Denmark are optimistic they can partially replace traditional protein ingredients like soy with clover grass
Piglets facing an immune challenge from E. coli may see an improvement to gut health and immune functioning from algae-derived β-glucan in their feed
Tonisity is offering U.S. swine producers free trials of Tonisity Px, an isotonic protein drink, to see if it will help them wean more, heavier piglets.
Stomach acidity in young pigs begins at moderate levels and remains relatively high until after weaning, whereas a lower post-weaning pH is required