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An important direction of increasing the economic efficiency of pig breeding is the improvement of animal feeding. The article deals with the results of industrial experiments to justify the use of protein-vitamin-mineral supplements in the diet for dry type of feeding of young pigs on the local...

Author(s)
Prokopieva, M. V.; Nesterova, O. P.
Publisher
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaistvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatii
Publication
Ekonomika Sel'skokhozyaĭstvennykh i Pererabatyvayushchikh Predpriyatiĭ, 2018, No.5, pp 25-27
News Article

About half of the Danish sows are culled and destined for slaughter each year; some 500,000 animals are sent on this final journey to the abattoir....

Date
September 2018
CAB ReviewFull Text

The objective of this paper is to review causes of lameness lesions, lameness detection methods, factors affecting lameness, the association between lameness and other economically important swine production traits, and treatment for lameness in swine breeding herds. Lameness in sows is an...

Date
August 2018
Subjects
animal welfare; culling; detection; economic impact; feet; floor type; genetic effects; gilts; herds; lameness; legs; lesions; longevity; mineral supplements; nutrient requirements; performance traits; pig housing; productive life; reproductive performance; risk factors; sows; vitamin supplements
Author(s)
Supakorn, C.; Stock, J. D.; Garay, E.; Johnson, A. K.; Stalder, K. J.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Are we pushing animals to their biological limits? Welfare and ethical implications.

This book contains 15 chapters on biological limits of domestic animals. Topics discuses are: use new genetic technologies and animal breeding methods carefully to avoid problems (introduction); domestication to Dolly and beyond (a brief history of animal modification); good for whom (differences...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.; Whiting, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Event

22 - 24 May 2019 - Utrecht

Venue
Utrecht
Country
Netherlands
Contact
Conference Management
Contact Details
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+31 (0)43 3627 008
Recommended Article

Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 1: a systematic review of randomized and non-randomized intervention studies.

Date
October 2015
Author(s)
Dzikamunhenga, R. S., Anthony, R., Coetzee, J., Gould, S., Johnson, A., Karriker, L., McKean, J., Millman, S. T., Niekamp, S. R., O'Connor, A. M.
Source
Animal Health Research Reviews 2014 15 1 14-38
AbstractFull Text

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is one of the important diseases of pigs which often lead to a hazardous epidemic and causes serious economic losses to the pig industry. Currently, the epidemiological situation of FMD is uncertain in many regions of China and many outbreaks are not reported. This...

Author(s)
Wu Bo; Zhang Hui; Li Kun; Khalid Mehmood; Zhao Yan; Jiang Bin; Xue ChengJun; Javed, M. T.; Nabi Fazul; Han ZhaoQing; Luo HouQiang
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1945-1949
AbstractFull Text

Given the economic consequences of infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) for the global swine industry a rapid and practical early detection assay is required. This study established a reverse transcription-loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) assay...

Author(s)
Chen XiWen; Wang Qian; Yin Miao; Pu ZhongHui; Guo AiWei; Li Lian; Luo WenTao; Wang XiongQing
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1799-1805
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this study was to analyze the factors influencing the profit of pig farms in rural communities in Minahasa Regency, North Sulawesi based on output sales orientation for breeding stock and combination of breeding-fattening models. The research was conducted from July to December...

Author(s)
Santa, N. M.; Wantasen, E.
Publisher
Faculty of Animal Agriculture, Diponegoro University and Indonesian Society of Animal Agriculture
Publication
Journal of the Indonesian Tropical Animal Agriculture, 2018, 43, 3, pp 289-295
AbstractFull Text

The present study was done on the dried skull of 9 (nine) non-descript domesticated pigs of Mizoram. Skull from adult animals with no apparent physical deformities were only selected for the study. Here a total of 59 (fifty nine) parameters were recorded. The recorded data were subjected to...

Author(s)
Doley, P. J.; Tolenkhomba, T. C.; Kalita, P. C.; Kalita, A.; Choudhary, O. P.; Hemen Das
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 967-975
AbstractFull Text

The present study was conducted in the Instructional Livestock Farm Complex, College of Veterinary Sciences & A. H. by selecting 36 Large White Yorkshire pigs weaned at 6 weeks of age. Three groups of the pigs were reared in three existing floor type pens and named as control groups (C1, C2 and...

Author(s)
Lovingson, K.; Girin Kalita; Lalnuntluangi Hmar; Hemen Das; Ranjana Goswami; Prasanta Saikia; Kalyan Sarma; Buragohain, R.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav
Publication
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2018, 21, 2, pp 953-956

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