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31st Annual Centralia Swine Research Update

by 5m Editor
14 March 2012, at 12:00am

The 31st Annual Centralia Swine Research Update was held at the Kirkton-Woodham Community Centre in Ontario, Canada on 25 January 2012.

Click on the link at the end of this article to view the full papers.

Oral Presentations

  • Video Imaging for Real-Time Performance Monitoring of Growing-Finishing Pigs - J.E. Love, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph

  • Evaluating the Use of a Dehumidifier in a Swine Finishing Barn to Improve Air Quality for the Benefit of Hogs, Producers and Barn Equipment - Vangjel Kristo, OMAFRA

  • The Impact of Inexpensive Nursery Pig Diets on Grower/Finisher Performance and Carcass Quality - Dr C.L. Levesque, Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph

  • PRRS Update - Dr Zvonimir Poljak, Dept. of Population Medicine, University of Guelph

  • Investigation of the Use of Meloxicam for Reducing Pain Associated with Castration and Tail-docking in Piglets - Ryan Tenbergen, Dept. of Population Medicine, University of Guelph

  • Benchmarking Farrow to Finish Farms – What Have We Learned? - Lynn Marchand, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus

  • How to Mitigate the Effects of Feeding DDGS on Carcass and Pork Quality - Dr Eduardo Beltranena, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

  • Save $ with New Feeding Standards for Sows - Dr Soenke Moehn, Swine Research and Technology Centre, Univ. of Alberta

  • Novel Techniques To Assess Lameness And To Evaluate The Effect Of Analgesia - Dr Rocio Amezcua, Dept. of Population Medicine, University of Guelph

  • Will You Profit From Feeding Hogs to Heavier Weights? - Dr Eduardo Beltranena, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development

  • Air Filtration for Swine Operations - Stu Devries, Total Swine Genetic s

  • Study of an Integrated Management System of Deoxynivalenol (DON) in Ontario Corn - Dr Victor Limay-Rios, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus

  • Periweaning Failure-to-Thrive Syndrome – Awareness and Prevalence - Dr Terri O’Sullivan, Dept. of Population Medicine, University of Guelph

  • Swine Innovation Porc aka “The Cluster” or “Canadian Swine Research and Development Cluster” - Stewart Cressman, Ontario Pork

Written– Papers

  • University of Guelph Pork Research - Robert Friendship, University of Guelph

  • Ontario Pork Research and Development - Jean Howden, Ontario Pork

  • CQA®-ACA Update - Tim Metzger, Ontario Pork

  • National Biosecurity Training Program - Mike DeGroot, Ontario Pork

  • Ventilation For Livestock and Poultry Facilities Manual Update - Robert Chambers, OMAFRA

  • Ontario Swine Health Advisory Board PRRS Area Region Control and Elimination Projects Update - Jane Carpenter, Ontario Swine Health Advisory Board

  • Reducing the Risk of Fire on Your Farm Booklet Update - Robert Chamber, OMAFRA

  • Study of Immune Responses Generated by Live Salmonella Vaccines in Weaned Pigs - Vahab Farzan, Robert Friendship, Shayan Sharif Department of Population Medicine and 2Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph

  • Prediction Of Lysine Content And Availability In Corn DDGS Samples Based On Sample Color Measurements - Phil McEwen, Kees de Lange, Ira Mandell, Marko Rudar and Julia Zhu, Univ. of Guelph and Ron Lackey, OMAFRA

  • Impact of Debt on Ontario Swine Farms - Randy Duffy and Ken McEwan, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Ridgetown

  • Management Of Pest Flies In Swine Production - Simon Lachance, Université de Guelph-Campus d’Alfred

  • Investigation of Meloxicam Given to Sows at Parturition with Respect to Improving Performance and Reducing Pain - Ryan Tenbergen, Robert Friendship, Derek Haley, Glen Cassar, Maria del Rocio Amezcua, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph

  • Does Non-Specific Maternally-Derived Immunity Or PCV2 Viremia Adversely Affect PCV2 Vaccination Response? - Paisley Canning1, Ontario Veterinary College and Tim Blackwell, OMAFRA

  • Is Tilmicosin Useful In Reducing Viremia And The Clinical Impact Of Porcine Reproductive And Respiratory Syndrome? - Terri O’Sullivan, Robert Friendship, Ron Johnson, Susy Carman, Josepha Delay, Zvonimir Poljak1, Tim Blackwell Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph1, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Guelph, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, Animal Health Laboratory, Laboratory Services Division, University of Guelph

  • Mycotoxin Levels in Liquid Feed May Escalate during Fermentation - X.-Z. Li1, S. Niven, C.F.M. de Lange, T. Zhou Guelph Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph

  • Evaluation Of External Biosecurity Practices On Southern Ontario Swine Farms - K. Bottoms, Z. Poljak, R. Friendship, C. Dewey Population Medicine Department, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

  • Swine Dysentery and Other Emerging Brachyspiras - John Harding, Champika Fernando, Joe Rubin, Janet Hill, University of Saskatchewan

  • Development of Diets for Low Birth-Weight Piglets to Improve Post-Weaning Growth Performance and Optimize Net Returns to the Producer - A.D. Beaulieu, J. Shea and D. Gillis, Prairie Swine Centre

  • Evaluation of Water Use and Potential Water Conservation Strategies in Swine Barns - Predicala, B. Y. Jin1 E. Richards and A. Alvarado, Prairie Swine Centre, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan

  • Effects of Temperament and Floor Space Allowance on Sows at Grouping - Lang, F. C., S. M. Hayne, and H.W. Gonyou, Prairie Swine Centre

Further Reading

- You can view the proceedings by clicking here.

March 2012