Centralia Swine Research Update 2011

by 5m Editor
22 March 2011, at 12:00am

The 30th Centralia Swine Research Update was held at Kirkton-Woodham Community Centre in Canada on 26 January 2011.

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

Presentation Programme

  • Centralia Swine Research Update - A Look Back - Dr Bob Friendship (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph)

  • Centralia Swine Research Update - 30 years - What Have We Learned - Dr Gaylan Josephson (Exeter)

  • Investigation of "Ear Necrosis Syndrome" in Pigs - Dr Jeonghwa Park (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph)

  • New Tool for Determining Estrus and Ovulation in Weaned Sows - Dr G. Cassar, (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph)

  • Plant-to-Plant Differences in DDGS Nutrient Content and Digestibility - Phil McEwan (University of Gurlph, Ridgetown Campus)

  • The Effect of Dried Distillers Grains with Solubles on Swine Ration Choice and Environmental Quality - Stewart Skinner (Stonaleen Farms, Listowel)

  • Save $ with New Feeding Standards for Sows - Dr Ronald O. Ball (Swine Research and Technology Centre, University of Alberta)

  • Manure Pit Foaming in Swine Barns - Robert Chambers (OMAFRA)

  • Lameness in Sows and Gilts - Paisley Canning (Animal Health Laboratory and OVC, University of Guelph)

  • 30 Year Perspective of Swine Research - Dr Ronald O. Ball (Swine Research and Technology, University of Alberta)

  • Assessing the Effectiveness of Euthanasia Methods for Suckling Piglets Using Signs of Sensibility and Behavioural Indicators - Teresa M. Casey-Trott (Department of Animal & Poultry Science, University of Guelph)

  • Towards NRC 2012 - Nutrient Requirement of Pigs - Dr C. de Lange (Department of Animal & Poultry Science, University of Guelph)

  • Field Edge Tire Inflation Adjustment System - Greg Stewart (OMAFRA)

  • Clostridial Infection in Pigs - Dr Vahab Farzan (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph)

Written-Only Topics

  • Ontario Pork Research - Jean Howden (Ontario Pork)

  • Ontario Industry Update - Production, Processing and Trade - Ken McEwan (University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus)

  • Benchmarking Study Update - Ken McEwan (University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus)

  • Neonatal Immune Response Modulation by Probiotic Lactococcus lactis - B. Wilkie, P. Rupa and J. Schmeid (Pathobiology Department, OVC, University of Guelph)

  • Periweaning Failure to Thrive Syndrome (PFTS): Experiences from Saskatchewan - John Harding, Yanyun Huang (Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan) and Henry Gauvreau (Warman Veterinary Services, Warman, Saskatchewan)

  • Elimination of Porcine Respiratory Coronavirus - Sue Burlatschenko (Goshen Ridge Veterinary Services, Tillsonburg) and Christa Arsenault (Tavistock Veterinarians, Tavistock)

  • Utilising Condensed Distillers Solubles (CDS) in a Dry Feed Ration for Gestating Sows - Marijn Fleuren (Producer) and Paul Luimes (University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus)

  • 2010 Update on the Development of an Integrated Mycotoxin Management System in Ontario Corn - Limay-Rios, V. and AW, Schaasfma (University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus)

  • Update on Swine Liquid Feeding Research - C. de Lange, C. Zhu, D. Wey and M. Rudar (Department of Animal & Poultry Science, University of Guelph)

  • Consumer Acceptance of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Enriched Pork - H.R. Martinez-Ramirez, L. Pivotto, I. Mandell, B. Holub (University of Guelph), J.K.G. Kramer and C.F.M. de Lange (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

  • Impact of Immune System Stimulation on Sulfur Amino Acid Metabolism and Requirement in Growing Pigs - A. Rakhshandeh, N. Karrow, S. Miller, C.F.M. de Lange (Department of Animal & Poultry Science, University of Guelph) and J.K. Htoo (Evonik Degussa GmBH, Germany)

  • The Niagara PRRS Area Regional Control & Elimination (ARC&E) Project - Jane A. Carpenter (Elora, Ontario)

  • Oral Saliva Sampling for Surveillance of Swine Influenza - C.E. Dewey, K. Richardson (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph)

  • The Association Between Submission Counts to a Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Economic and Disease Challenges of the Ontario Swine Industry from 1998-2009 - Terri O'Sullivan, Robert Friendship, David Pearl, Catherine Dewey (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph), Beverly McEwan (Animal Health Laboratory) and Alan Ker (Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Guelph)

  • Effect of Pain Relief at Castration on Performance of Piglets - Glen Cassar, Rocio Amezcua and Robert M. Friendship (Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph)

  • Evaluation of Methods for Controlling and Monitoring Occupational Exposure of Workers in Swine Facilities - B. Predicala, L. Moreno (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc.)

  • Free Space Utilisation of Sows in Free Access Stalls - Lang, F.C. Hayne, S.M. Heron, V., and Gonyou, H.W. (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc.)

  • The Effect on Growing Pig Performance of Changes in Energy Intake Achieved Through Restriction of Feed Intake versus Changes in Dietary Energy Concentration - Marriott, J.P., A.D. Beaulieu (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc.) and J.F. Patience (Iowa State University)

  • Enriching Pork Products with Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Affect Pork Quality - A.D. Beaulieu (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc.) M.E.R. Dugan and M. Juarez (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lacombe Research Centre, AB)

  • Effects of Transport Conditions and Vehicle Design on the Welfare and Meat Quality of Pigs in Western and Eastern Canada - Brown, J. (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc.), T. Crowe (University of Saskatchewan), S. Torrey (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada), R. Bergeron, T. Widowski (University of Guelph), J. Correa, L. Faucitano (University of Laval) and H. Gonyou (Prairie Swine Centre, Inc. and University of Saskatchewan)

March 2011