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Pig Farming

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Dr. David Díez Arias - 7/12/2023

The importance and role of 𝙇𝙖𝙘𝙩𝙤𝙗𝙖𝙘𝙞𝙡𝙡𝙪𝙨 in factory-farmed animals

Lactobacillus is a genus of Gram-positive, aerobic, or facultative anaerobic bacteria found naturally in the intestine of mammals and birds...


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Dr. David Díez Arias - 16/11/2023

The importance of the liver in pig production

The liver is a key organ in pig farming, as it plays a fundamental role in feed digestion, metabolism, and toxin and by-product elimination of digestive and metabolic processes...


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Dra. Cecilia Lugo - 6/09/2023

Diet supplementation with specific activated diatoms for the modulation of intestinal transit in pigs

Accelerated intestinal transit in pig farms is a serious problem for productive performance because it prevents the food from being digested and assimilated in its entirety, and indirectly produces an increase in the humidity of...


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Dra. Cecilia Lugo - 23/05/2023

Reduction of mortality in lactating and weaned pigs

During the last decades, the genetic improvement of the suidae has allowed an upward growth in the size of the litters (hyperprolific lines) but at the same time an increase in the mortality of the piglets has been observed, which can oscillate...


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Dra. Rosa Conde - 24/03/2023

Pig genetics: features and economic importance

Thanks to swine genetics, farming pigs are crossbred animals, commercial hybrids, whose parental breeds depend on what the market demands. Genetic selection has been carried out according to these premises and also considering the minimization of...


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Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 14/03/2023

Pig breeds and their characteristics

All current pig breeds are generally considered to have originated from the wild boar. However, given that two domestication processes are known, one in the Middle East dating back 12,500 years and the other in Asia dating back 7,000 years, it is...


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