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Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) causes severe economic losses to current swine production worldwide. Highly pathogenic PRRSV (HP-PRRSV), originated from a genotype 2 PRRSV, is more virulent than classical PRRSV and further exacerbates the economic impact. HP-PRRSV has...

Yang HuaQiang; Zhang Jian; Zhang XianWei; Shi JunSong; Pan YongFei; Zhou Rong; Li GuoLing; Li ZiCong; Cai GengYuan; Wu ZhenFang
Antiviral Research, 2018, 151, pp 63-70
CABI Book Info
Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)

The study objective is to quantify the annual production levels and the variation associated with several key performance indicators for the swine industry in all swine production phases (i.e. sow farm, nursery, wean-to-finish, and conventional finisher facilities) for the previous six calendar...

Stalder, K. J.
National Pork Board
2016 Pork industry productivity analysis. National Pork Board research grant report, 2017, pp 16 pp.
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Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana-based farm, has issued a recall of 206,749,248 eggs in connection with 22 cases of salmonella on the East...

April 2018
M Djuric, DVM
News Article

A newly identified coronavirus that killed nearly 25,000 piglets in 2016-17 in China emerged from horseshoe bats near the origin of the severe acute...

April 2018
CAB ReviewFull Text

Organic fertilizers (livestock manures and other agricultural wastes or by-products) and chemical fertilizers can be applied to aquaculture ponds to increase fish or shrimp production. Pond fertilization increases concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and other plant nutrients to stimulate...

April 2018
agricultural wastes; animal feeding; animal manures; animal nutrition; aquaculture; aquatic animals; aquatic organisms; aquatic plants; feeds; fertilizers; fish culture; nitrogen; organic fertilizers; phosphorus; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; plankton; pond culture; ponds; shellfish; shrimp culture; shrimps
Boyd, C. E.

25 - 26 October 2018 - Hong Kong

AbstractFull Text

Objective: Suitable dose of dietary manganese (Mn) supplementation for sub-adult Litopenaeus vannamei was studied to provide scientific basis for the formulation of L. vannamei compound feed. Method: With MnSO4.H2O as source of Mn, six Mn supplementation doses were set: 0 (control), 50, 100, 150,...

Lu YaoPeng; Chen XiaoDan; Zahng XiuXia; Zheng PeiHua; Wang DongMei; Xian JianAn; Wang AnLi
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2018, 49, 2, pp 391-396

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