Swine lagoon effluent applied to "coastal" bermudagrass. I. Forage yield, quality, and element removal

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Swine (Sus scrofa domesticus ) production in confinement requires economical and environmentally safe waste management systems. Anaerobic lagoons require periodic removal of effluent for land application to avoid lagoon overflow in humid regions. The objective of this experiment was to…

Aeration with ORP [oxidation-reduction potentials] control to suppress odors emitted from liquid swine manure systems

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#EM-166

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01/01/1971

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An oxidation ditch, a method of extended aeration, was adapted to hog confinement systems to stabilize the manure in the pits beneath the animals (Day et al. 1969). The oxidation ditch adds enough oxygen to the liquid manure so that…

Capturing genetic potential for greater sow lifetime productivity.

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#17-139B

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10/29/2018

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These results confirm that, in a population of contemporary replacement gilts managed in a commercial farm environment, the protocol used to expose gilts to boar stimuli has a major impact on the efficiency of inducing a pubertal estrus (HNS) response.

Development of a live-attenuated PRRSV vaccine capable of eliciting a broad spectrum of heterologous protection

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#15-159

Date

07/10/2017

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PRRS modified live virus (MLV) vaccines have been licensed for clinical administration for over 20 years. The vaccines confer solid protection against homologous PRRSV strains. However, the extent and duration of protection against heterologous strains is highly variable and mostly…

Evaluation of cross-protective immunity induced by porcine intestinal mesenchymal stromal cell-adapted PEDV

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#14-282

Date

06/15/2017

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Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) which was isolated in 2013 in the US is causing huge economic losses to Pork Industry. PEDV causes an acute enteric infection in pigs of all ages but infection is severe in suckling piglets causing…