The latest articles, analysis and information on managing pig herd health and preventing costly outbreaks, such as PEDv, piglet diarrhea, African swine fever and Porcine Circovirus Disease for sows, gilts, boars, hogs and piglets from the editors of Pig International magazine.
Weaning is a source of major stress for the piglet, which has consequences on its digestive function including: reduction of feed intake, sub-optimal digestive process, gut morphology and digestive barrier function.
Weaning is one of the most stressful events in pig farming and can represent a true bottleneck in pig production. As the industry faces continued pressure to reduce antimicrobial use, the animals’ digestive microflora is gaining importance.
After the outbreak in Chile, the Brazilian poultry industry is on alert and strengthens its biosecurity
January 12, 2017
Companies that produce and export poultry meat and eggs are banning all visits from customers and suppliers – including Brazilians – to facilities and areas with live birds, the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein announced (ABPA).