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Dra. Maria Soriano - 23/03/2020

Animal feed preservatives: effect on feed’s microbiological quality

The microbiological quality of the feed is a factor of great importance in animal production because of its impact on productivity and health status of the animals. In addition, the importance of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi or yeasts) and...


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Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 12/03/2020

Facilities in the pig sector. Pig housing

The following general requirements must be considered in the construction of pig housing: The land must have adequate drainage to avoid diseases such as rheumatism, arthritis and pneumonia in the pigs. The orientation of the accommodation when...


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MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 27/02/2020

Lactation in pigs

Lactation in pigs is a critical period, because it has a great impact on pig health, survival and growth at weaning and repercussions at the end of the production period. During the last decades, lactation in pigs has been shortened. Nowadays,...


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Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 25/02/2020

Piglet handling

In every pig farm, there must be a management plan for the piglets handling. That is a fundamental key for the production of healthy pigs that reach their productive parameters in optimal time. Before farrowing, the sow must have dry and clean...


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Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 14/02/2020

Conditioning of pig barn for pig production

The latest trend in animal protein production is increased production under an animal welfare improvement scheme. In pig production, the use of alternative systems is a global trend that seeks to improve the quality of life of pigs within the pig...


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Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 30/01/2020

Feeding of hyperprolific sows

Today, genetic improvement in pigs has resulted in an increase in the prolificacy of litters; however, there has been no updating of the nutritional requirements of current breeding sows, mostly hyperprolific sows, throughout the cycle. Also, it...


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