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Dra. Rosa Conde - 28/12/2022

Mastitis-metritis-agalactia syndrome (MMA) in Sows

It is the most serious form of expression of the so-called postpartum dysgalactia syndrome (PPDS), it is a complex syndrome that occurs in sows shortly after farrowing (from 12h to 3 days). It is characterized by inflammation of the udder (mastitis)...


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Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 3/11/2022

Prevention plan for swine coccidiosis

Swine coccidiosis is more prevalent during the lactation stage, due to the number of stressors for the piglet that are present during this stage and that reduce its immune response.


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Elisabeta Ionita - 13/09/2022

Animal 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.


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Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 5/08/2022

Flushing 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...


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Dr. David DĂ­ez Arias - 19/07/2022

The 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...


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Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 11/07/2022

Denmark: 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.


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