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Centralia Swine Research Update 2009

The 28th Centralia Swine Research Update was held at Kirkton-Woodham Community Centre in Canada on 28 January 2009.

To see the full proceedings of the meeting in PDF format, click here, or click on the titles below for individual papers.

Invited Papers

Written-Only Topics

  • University of Guelph / OMAFRA Partnership Pork Research Program Projects - C. de Lange (University of Guelph)
  • Sustainable Pork Production: From Gene Expression to Nutrient Utilization Efficiency and Pork Meat Quality - C. de Lange (University of Guelph)
  • Ontario Pork Research - Jean Howden (Ontario Pork)
  • The Sentinel Herd Project Update: Prevalence of Bacteria on Ontario Pig Farms That Are of Public Health Importance - A. Farzan, R.M. Friendship, A. Cook, F. Pollari (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph; Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph)
  • Strep. suis: an update - Robert M. Friendship and Janet I. MacInnes (University of Guelph)
  • Clostridial Diseases in Pigs and Public Health Concerns - R. Friendship, J. Gallant, K. Warriner and S. Weese (University of Guelph)
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) - J. Scott Weese (Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph)
  • Disease Resistance Genes - Tony Hayes (Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph)
  • Transport Losses in Finisher Pigs - Cate Dewey, Charles Haley, Zvonimir Poljak, Bob Friendship and Tina Widowski (Departments of Population Medicine and Animal Science, University of Guelph)
  • Developments on the EnviropigTM File - Cecil W. Forsberg, Roy G. Meidinger and J.P. Phillips (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph)
  • What Goes Wrong When We Freeze Boar Sperm? - Mary Buhr and Basim Awda (Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph)
  • Impact of Immune System Stimulation on Apparent Ileal Digestibility of Amino Acids and Whole Body Nitrogen to Sulfur Balance Ratio in Growing Pigs - A. Rakhshandeh1, N.A. Karrow, S.P. Miller, J.K. Htoo and C.F.M. de Lange (Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph and Evonik Degussa Canada Inc., Gibbons, Alberta)
  • Rapid Determination of DDGS Feeding Value for Swine Diets - Phil McEwen, Kees de Lange and Ira Mandell and Ron Lackey (University of Guelph and OMAFRA)
  • Learning From 2006 to Reduce Future Impacts of Fusarium Epidemics to Stakeholders of the Corn Industry - A.W. Schaafsma and V. Limay-Rios (University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus)
  • Variability of Water Flow Rates and the Impact on Therapy Using Tetracycline Powder - Glen Almond, Sharon Mason, Paul Dorr, Ron Baynes, Megan Nemechek and Al Scheidt (North Carolina, USA)
  • Survival of Manure Pathogens in Swine Manure - Ann Huber (Soil Resource Group, Guelph)
  • Presenting Cost-effective and Practical Group Gestation Housing Designs to Swine Producers in a Video Format - Kathy Zurbrigg (OMAFRA)
  • Country of Origin Labeling Update - Bridgette Dyce (Ontario Pork)
  • OSHAB Update - Doug MacDougald and Lori Moser (OPIC/OSHAB)
  • Handling Stress During Marketing of Pigs from Large Groups - S.M. Hayne, D.L. Whittington and H.W. Gonyou (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc., Saskatchewan)
  • The Efficacy of Eight Different Feed Additives on Mitigating the Effects of Deoxynivalenol (DON) - A.D. Beaulieu, J.F. Patience and D. Gillis (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc., Saskatchewan)
May 2009

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