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Manure Handling Systems Reduce Air Contaminants in Swine Barns

Various factors were studied to understand the sources of air contamination in intensive swine operations. Once the factors effect is decreased, the overall effect on air quality should be illustrated. Two manure-handling systems were tested to see which eliminates all manure contamination best; one was...

Variation in Pig Performance: Can We Do Anything About It?

Loss of revenue at market and reduced barn utilization can be attributed largely to variation. Variation has two major categories: genetic and environmental. Environmental effects may be exposure to pathogens, access to resources such as water and food, as well as behavioural challenges. Some approaches...