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China is no different than other pig-producing areas; it is affected by well-known diseases that reduce productivity and profitability.
Livestock have different nutritional requirements for protein when challenged by disease, but we still lack sufficient information to quantify these needs.
Pigs have been reared in confinement for millennia, but controlled environments and consideration of the ecologic needs of the pig are still new ideas.
Symptoms, treatments and preventative measures for the six most common diseases in pre-weaning, post-weaning and in breeding animals worldwide
The infection/prevention chain concept brings together new and existing knowledge in swine diseases management.
Pig producers’ feed purchasing and handling operations will buy from local grain farmers.
Some US grain handlers dislike Smithfield Foods’ increasing purchase of animal feed grain directly from farmers and storage of that pig feed
Researchers will present the findings of two industry-sponsored studies on the use of enzymes as growth promoters in pigs and poultry
An increase in Senecavirus A (SVA) cases has the U.S. swine industry puzzled. More than 100 positive cases of SVA were reported across nine states
Microbiological control of raw materials and finished feed with the right use of acids is an essential step towards controlling feed quality.