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Pig Nutrition

The latest pig nutrition and feeding strategies, scientific research, news and analysis from the editors of Pig International magazine to help swine producers raise disease-free livestock and provide a balance of nutrients to meet the ever-changing health needs of sows, piglets, gilts, boars and hogs.

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US soybean farmers look to identify improved pig feed value

A new soybean value-reporting program aims to guide genetic advancements in the amino acid levels found in US soybeans.
Like crop farmers across the world, U.S. soybean growers choose varieties they plant primarily based on yield potential and defensive traits that determine productivity.
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World Pork Expo marks 30th anniversary

This year’s event set to take up 40,000 square feet more than ever
The 2018 World Pork Expo will mark its 30th anniversary by presenting the world’s largest pork-specific trade show with more exhibit space and featuring more U.S. and international companies than ever before.
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Immunity

Animal feed's role in improving immune response

In the fight against antibiotic resistance, a better understanding of the link between feed and immunity can improve production efficiencies.
Animal feed assists immunity mechanisms in livestock and plays several roles in animal health maintenance.
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Bacteriophage

Bacteriophages may offer antibiotic alternative for feed

Virus technology has the potential to provide an antibiotic alternative in livestock production while reducing pathogen contamination in human food.
As agriculture looks to reduce antibiotic use, bacteriophages could be used to prevent and treat bacterial infections in animals and humans.
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25th IPVS Congress to debut in China’s Chongqing

The 25th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress will be held in Chongqing, China, June 11-14, 2018. The 2018 International Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Symposium (IPRRS2018) will be held simultaneously, making it a unique edition for the IPVS Congress.
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