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...
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...
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...
What if… we create an artificial pig model?

What if… we create an artificial pig model?

What do cartoon vehicles and pig production have in common? More than you would think. Nutrition technology expert Dr Casey Bradley got inspired by the problem-solving scenarios on television and shares some new insights. New in my life again are cartoons and my son...