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Given how piglets scramble for a teat like Boxing Day shoppers at Best Buy, they clearly need their nutrients. Yet in light of the demands of the weaning phase, are piglets getting enough through natural means to ensure optimal health and performance? Addressing that question and possible solutions was the focus of the research project […] The post Can Micro-Nutrients make a Macro Difference for Piglets? By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
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Scheduled for Friday, August 2, the annual meeting of the pork minds will gather at the Embassy Suites Norman – Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Okla. The Oklahoma Pork Congress calls together more than 150 pork producers, allied industry members and guests for updates, programs, awards luncheon, a business meeting, a silent auction and […] The post okPORK moves 2019 Pork Congress to August appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
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Award winner to present at multiple meetings with industry experts MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is proud to announce that Cristina Rojo Gimeno, DVM, MSc, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award which supports research in swine health, production and welfare. Cristina […] The post MSD Animal Health Names 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award Recipient appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
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Farmscape for July 18, 2019 Full Interview 8:58 Listen A new sensor designed to track parameters related to animal welfare during swine transport and monitor the trailer temperatures during disinfection are expected to be ready for use by 2020. Transport Genie is one of the partners in a Swine Innovation Porc initiative intended to improve […] The post New Sensors to Monitor Swine Welfare and Trailer Disinfection Expected by 2020 appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
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Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete digestion of starch may interfere with the absorption of certain minerals. A fraction of dietary starch which is resistant to in vitro enzymatic hydrolysis has been termed resistant starch. The […] The post Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc in infant pigs appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
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