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The low target is GDP growth of 2.2 percent, mainly due to the African swine fever which reduces about 1.1 percent of the sector’s growth
Using local anesthesia prior to castration of piglets may lead to other concerns being examined by researchers from Aarhus University.
Results of a new study indicate mixed plant oils can be a more effective energy feed for weanling piglets than diets using soybean oil as the only lipid source.
Change to standard DDGS:corn ratio for growing pigs not recommended unless diets are formulated to specific dietary energy concentration.
Although challenges remain in using electronic sow feeding in the US, such systems can reduce feed waste and allow producers to individualize nutrition
Progress is being made as a research protocol is being established to reliably evaluate efficacy of pain mitigation interventions in nursing male piglets
Prairie Swine Center releases annual report of research results from past year.
The only solution to protect pig herd against the African swine fever is biosecurity so large-scale pig-farming farms are invested well to develop and keep pig
About 50% of wean-to-finish sites tested positive with wild type PRRS virus in the 10-month Midwest field study.
The Vietnamese animal feed market is considered very promising with the value of $6 billion a year. However, feed producers have faced difficulties