Challenges in feeding high-fiber diets to pigs

Challenges in feeding high-fiber diets to pigs

Describing the NSP content of raw materials is fundamental to our understanding of dietary fiber and how to deal with its negative consequences. The ability of pigs to digest more fibrous diets without compromising productive performance is fundamental to improving...
Thailand highlights its poultry welfare standards

Thailand highlights its poultry welfare standards

THAILAND – The animal welfare movement has become global in its push to help billions of animals live in better conditions However, it has a deeper meaning in livestock businesses. For Thai food producers, high welfare products are not about offering alternative...
How to tackle the versatility of PRRS?

How to tackle the versatility of PRRS?

PRRS Swine virus is known for its capacity to mutate. Worldwide, two major genotypes are known and so are many strains – with many different levels of pathogenicity. This type of threat needs a cure which is as versatile as its enemy, as was shown at various...
How Thai poultry business is revamping its image

How Thai poultry business is revamping its image

As consumers shift their focus to health and wellness, the Thai poultry industry has to adopt a new identity synonymous with high quality poultry production by pushing its food safety and animal welfare practices to meet the global standard. The industry, best known...
TGE virus-resistant pigs created

TGE virus-resistant pigs created

US researchers have produced a litter of pigs of which they claim they are genetically resistant to Transmissible Gastroenteritis virus (TGEv), causing gut disease with almost 100% mortality in piglets. The team, consisting of researchers from the University of...