Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 18/05/2022Available alternatives to zinc oxide in Europe
Zinc oxide has been widely used for the prevention of post-weaning diarrhea in Europe. Post-weaning diarrhea is one of the most common pathologies in pig farms, associated with an immune weakening of piglets after weaning, which favors bacterial...
Vet. GermĂˇn GonzĂˇlez - 6/05/2022Pig market in Uruguay
In Uruguay there has been a very important growth in the consumption of pork meat in the last ten years, going from 9.7 kg/inhabitant/year in 2010 to 18 kg/inhabitant/year in 2019. This implied a growth in the participation of proteins of animal...
Jerson AndrĂ©s CuĂ©llar SĂˇenz - 3/05/2022Clostridium diarrhea in pigs: What are its characteristics?
Diarrhea in pigs can be caused by species of Clostridium bacteria which produce toxins that cause enteric lesions.
Jerson AndrĂ©s CuĂ©llar SĂˇenz - 6/04/2022Environmental stress in swine and prevention strategies
Swine are highly susceptible to the harmful effects of environmental stress, so prevention strategies must be implemented.
Aris Acosta - 29/03/2022Philippine Swine Update
The swine industry is a huge business in terms of livestock in the Philippines. It accounts for about 55% of the total animal industry making it the biggest contributor; however recent setbacks like ASF and unchecked importation caused a lot of...
Jerson AndrĂ©s CuĂ©llar SĂˇenz - 22/02/2022Importance of weaning in piglets and management strategies
Weaning is a key stage in pig farming and represents a change in piglet production management.