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Impact of Feeding Micro-Aid® to Sows on Litter Performance

Micro-Aid® is produced from a plant extract and is used to mediate emissions from animal manures. It is an all-natural product, but it may reduce intestinal ammonia production and alter microbial populations. Some reports state that it may increase the level of immunoglobulins in colostrum...

Feeding Extruded Flaxseed to Produce Omega-3 Enriched Pork

Human health benefits have been noted from omega-3 fatty acids. Most meat has low amounts due to feed ingredients lacking omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed has alpha linolenic acid (ALA) and could be a source for omega-3 in pork. Three levels of extruded flaxseed were studied...

Handling Stress During Marketing of Pigs from Large Groups

Pigs from conventional small groups are less socially tolerant compared to pigs from larger groups and fight more when in re-grouping scenarios such as marketing. Pigs from large groups are easier to load and handle as well.  Fewer deaths have been recorded during marketing when...