Elisabeta Ionita - 13/09/2022Animal fats used in swine nutrition
For pig nutrition, adding fats of animal origin is beneficial, mainly as a source of energy, but also as a vehicle for fat-soluble vitamins and the flavor it provides to the meat.
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 5/08/2022Flushing technique in pigs
Over the years, different feeding strategies have been developed to improve the reproductive indices of sows, among which the Flushing technique should be highlighted. This feeding strategy consists on overfeeding sows for one or two weeks prior to...
Dr. David DĂez Arias - 19/07/2022The pig sector in Colombia
Until 2020, the world production of pork meat exceeded 100 million tons. The largest current and traditional pig producers have been China, the European Union, the USA, Brazil and Russia. There have been some variations in pork meat production due...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 11/07/2022Denmark: the country with more pigs than habitants
Denmark has undergone a great evolution in the last 30 years, in terms of pig production and has become the European and even world reference, in terms of production efficiency.
Dra. Maria Soriano - 6/07/2022Native pig breeds of China
The remaining native breeds present in China can fall into various groups, being the TaiHu pigs a famous one worldwide for its fertility features, and the Jinghua pig because of its meat quality and ham production.
Dra. Maria Soriano - 27/06/2022Australian pig industry: Market report
The Australian pig and sow herd had a continuous growth until the start of the 2000s, where the high feed costs and restructuration of the sector lead to record shrinks. In the recent years, the herd has stabilized around 2.4 million pigs, 265000...