Centralia Swine Research Update 2009

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