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Waste management in pig production facilities: towards sustainability

The current progress of environmental regulations and biosafety programs to be applied on farms has caused the management of animal waste is already a part of the work, internalized by all involved actors involved (farmers, veterinarians, companies, etc). Objective and guidelines for proper animal waste management The main objective of adequate management of animal residues is […]

Pig production under the limitation of antibiotic use

Antibiotics are one of the most important therapeutic discoveries in the history of medicine, revolutionizing the way bacterial infections are treated and reducing the mortality and morbidity associated with them. However, the uncontrolled use of antibiotics has led to the development of bacterial resistance, reducing treatment options for certain infectious diseases. ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE Inappropriate use […]

Nutrition at weaning and its relation with intestinal immunity

The weaning phase is one of the most critical during pig production. Improvements in nutrition and its effect on intestinal immunity can be key to helping the piglets to overcome this stressful period. Nutrition has an enormous impact on the health status of piglets and any compromised gut function may become critical. As mentioned by […]