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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...

Author(s)
Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
National Pork Board, Des Moines, USA
Citation
2016 Pork industry productivity analysis. National Pork Board research grant report, 2017, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

Tilapia lake virus (TiLV) is an emerging infectious agent that has recently been identified in diseased tilapia on three continents. At the time of writing, scientific publications have reported TiLV in samples collected from Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Israel and Thailand. While the link between...

Author(s)
Jansen, M. D.; Mohan, C. V.
Publisher
CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
Tilapia lake virus (TiLV): literature review, 2017, pp 11 pp.
Abstract

Sorghum is one potential ingredient to substitute for cassava as a source of starch for feeding Pangasius in Vietnam. Sorghum contains a reasonable amount of protein (10%), higher than cassava. Sorghum contains higher amino acids, similar to corn but relatively higher in tryptophan and threonine....

Publisher
U.S. Grains Council, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Sorghum as source of ingredient to replace cassava for feeding Pangasius in Vietnam, 2017, pp unpaginated
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Livestock farming in Germany is an economically successful sector. In addition to the enormous importance of international markets for domestic production, animal welfare and environmental protection dominate social and political discussion and place far-reaching management requirements on farmers.

Publisher
DLG-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Nutztierhaltung: Herausforderungen und Implikationen für die Forschung, 2017, pp 98 pp.
Abstract

This report is based on presentations and discussions that took place at the 2016 Organic Confluences: A Summit to Turn Environmental Evidence into Policy Practice. It covers the current research on the beneficial environmental impacts of agricultural practices commonly used in organic farming in...

Author(s)
Misiewicz, T.; Shade, J.; Crowder, D.; Delate, K.; Sciligo, A.; Silva, E.
Publisher
The Organic Center, Washington, DC, USA
Citation
Increasing agricultural sustainability through organic farming: outcomes from the 2016 Organic Confluences Summit, 2017, pp 31 pp.
Abstract

This book has 98 pages and focused on the issue of antibiotic reduction, it has 13 chapters which discussed topics on the challenges of minimizing the use of antibiotics, how a healthy gut results into a healthy production, how to sustain antibiotic reduction, four steps in creating a pathogen free ...

Author(s)
Burgin, R.
Publisher
Proagrica, Reed Business bv, Doetinchem, Netherlands
Citation
Antibiotic reduction, 2017, pp 98 pp.
Abstract

The theme of this publication focused on "How to improve feed efficiency?" and presents 14 papers to address the question. Topics of papers include: advancing the understanding of feed efficiency; assessing the power of high dosing non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) enzymes; lower your feeding costs...

Publisher
Proagrica, Reed Business bv, Doetinchem, Netherlands
Citation
How to improve feed efficiency?, 2017, pp 42 pp.
Abstract

Evidence Aid is an international initiative to improve access to reliable evidence that will help people and organizations make well-informed decisions about interventions, actions and strategies in the disaster setting. It focuses on systematic reviews as the most reliable source of research...

Author(s)
Clarke, M.
Publisher
RCVS Knowledge, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Evidence, 2017, 2, 4, pp 156
Abstract

It isobserved that guideline developers on evidence-based veterinary medicine have moved forward to patient important outcomes, while textbooks still mainly focus on accuracy studies as the most appropriate level of evidence for diagnostic questions. In other words, a perfect test may still be...

Author(s)
Leeflang, M.
Publisher
RCVS Knowledge, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Evidence, 2017, 2, 4, pp 151
Abstract

Gastroprotectants are commonly prescribed in patients receiving immunosuppressive therapy with glucocorticoids. Presently, there is limited evidence to support such use of gastroprotectants. This study was conducted to establish the prophylactic use of gastroprotectants associated with a reduced...

Author(s)
Swallow, A.
Publisher
RCVS Knowledge, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Evidence, 2017, 2, 3, pp 150

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