Productivity of pig reproduction can be improved by reduction of idle period and increase in prolificacy of the breeding stock. For this purpose, it is practical to extend the lactation period of first-litter sows up to 35 days.
Keywords: pig production, pigs, sows, first-litter sows, prenursery pigs, productivity, breeding stock, suckling period, lactation, culling, retirement, idle and reproductive period, weaning, estrus, fruitful insemination, estrum, live weight, feeding, combined granulated feed, prestarter, AgroVitEx LLC, grain, protein, whey, amino acids, vitamin and mineral premix, adsorbent, organic acids, essential oils, probiotic, enzymes, antibiotic, antioxidant, arthrites, arthroses, osteochondrosis, osteomalation, zootechnical culling, inverted nipples, ovarian hypofunction, endometritis, uterine atony, abortion, falling of vagina, MMA syndrome (mastitis-metritis-agalaxia), cirrhosis, anorexia, pathologic labour, prolificacy, weight gain, conception rate, farrow, sow pregnancy, nest weight, breeding herd.
To increase pork output and reduce its cost, it is reasonable to set up nuclei for breeding pigs of the breeds Duroc, Landrace and Pietren, as well as commercial farms for producing mongrel sows KB x ST and their further use for crossing with boars of specialised meat breeds.
Keywords: pig production, hybridization, pork, young animals, interbreed crossing, sows, breeds Large White, Pietren, Duroc, Landrace, steppe type, mongrel gilts, boar pigs, first litter gilts, prolificacy, milkiness, live weight, nest weight, piglet, livability, offspring, weaning, productivity, genotype, three-breed hybrid, growth intensity, relative and absolute gain, precocity, yelt, pedigree breeding, preslaugther weight, renal fat, salted pork fat, carcass, gammon, rib eye area, nucleus.
Influence of sow colostrum and milk quality on formation of immunity and improvement of newborn pig viability.
Keywords: sow, weanling pigs, die-off, colostrum, immunoglobulin, intestines, feed, piglet diarrhea, probiotics, spore-forming microorganisms, farrowing, mannan oligosaccharides (MOS), urinal duct, metabolism, piglet viability, enterohepatic bile circulation, pregnant sow, lactation, immune response, mastitis, proteins, enzymes, formation of piglet internal organs, emulsifiers, immunity, colibacteriosis, electrolytes, pig livability, sow milkiness, preparation for farrowing, lactating sow, fat emulsification, uterus mucosa, live spore cultures, live-borne pigs.
Many factors influence growth and development of pigs, including temperature, humidity and air movement velocity. Creation of comfortable housing conditions improves health and productivity of population.
Keywords: pig production, microclimate, air temperature, relative humidity, feed conversion, heat loss, thermoneutral zone, productivity, evaporation, heat conductivity, heat radiation, heat release, live weight, thermal insulation, population density, straw bedding, live weight gain, protein.
At full-value and non-full-value feeding (reduction of total nutrient value of diet by 25%), efficiency of the use of feed nitrogen by thoroughbred and hybrid pigs considerably depends on the animal breed and origin.
Keywords: pig production, pigs, yelts, feed, feeding, diet, feed nitrogen, thoroughbred and hybrid animals, breed, Tuklin breed, Yorkshire, Landrace, Duroc, genotype, protein metabolism.
Inclusion of amaranth oil in diets of piglets with liver pathology one week prior to vaccination against swine salmonellosis promotes formation of more intense humoral group immunity in the population to Salmonella choleraesuis and enhances efficacy of specific prevention of salmonellosis.
Keywords: pig production, sows, piglets, salmonellosis, natural resistance, humoral and specific immunity, vaccination, immunologic insufficiency, immune response, antigens, infectious agents, young animals, live weight gain, immunodeficiency, feed intoxication, mixed feed, mycotoxins, antioxidant, hepatoprotector, immunomodulator, feed supplements, interleukins, white blood cells, total protein, suppressor revertant Salmonella choleraesuis No 9, immunization, antibody titre, intensity of post-vaccinal immunity.
A scientific and practical conference «Pig Production-2016: New Realities — New Strategy» was held in the International Industrial Academy in Moscow.
Keywords: pig production, export potential, import replacement, population, African swine fever (ASF), pork, meat market, slaughter, deep processing, logistics, selection-genetic and feed reserve, biosafety, compartment, wild boars, personal part-time farms, veterinary well-being, feed, grain.
The company Innovad offers a complex additive Lumance® possessing antibacterial effect. Inclusion of feed additive Lumance® in diets enables increase in live weight also in animals with healthy intestines.
Keywords: livestock production, genetic potential, gastroenteric path, nutrients, feeding, intestines, feed antibiotics, digestion system, microorganisms, bacteria, growth factors, enterocytes, tight junctions, live weight, productivity, weight gain, microflora, microbiota, Lumance®, immune system, proinflammatory cytokines, mid-chain fatty acids, butirates, polyphenols, amoxicillin, pigs, piglets.
Use of accurate and fast methods of diagnosis gives an opportunity to reduce the number of barren days and minimise economic losses caused by keeping barren sows.
Keywords: pig production, sow, barreness, pregnancy, embryo, piglet, skeleton mineralization, colostrum, palpation, rectal examination, X-raying, ultrasound, reflex test, vaginal biopsy, hormones, insemination, fertilisation, mammary gland, fleshness, uterine artery, trailer boar, sexual cycling, phloridzin test, gonadotrophic products, amniotic fluid, sonography, ultrasonic diagnosis.
Large White, Belarus Black White and Belarus-selected Yorkshire pigs are known for high productivity and good feeding qualities. Competent feeding and optimum keeping conditions of these animals are prerequisites for receiving high quality meat and fat.
Keywords: pig production, pigs; Large White, Belarus Black White and Belarus-selected Yorkshire pigs, genomic selection, effect of heterosis, prolificacy, fattening, live weight, carcass, semi-carcass, productivity, milkiness, feeding, breeding base, fruitfulness, parent form F1, hybrid, cross-breed, male pig, sow, piglet, gilt, feed conversion, slaughter yield, pork, fat, salted pork fat, diet, feed, mixed feed, feeding, biosafety, young boar pigs, breeding intervention, supernucleus, sperm, embryos, population, pedigree breeding, young animals, selection herd, rib eye, fibre, protein, intermuscular and intramuscular fat, parental herd.