animal

Pig grunts reveal their emotions

We can now decode pigs’ emotions. Using thousands of acoustic recordings gathered throughout the lives of pigs, from their births to deaths, an international team …

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agriculture

Terrain, weather can predict wild pig movements

Managing the United States’ growing wild pig population has become a significant challenge over the past few decades, but new research from the University of …

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'game changer'

Pig gene editing development possible PRRS ‘game changer’

Scientists have been able to edit pigs’ genes to make them resistant to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, which is endemic in most pig-producing countries. …

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antibiotic

Pig sector praised for reducing antibiotic use

Chief medical officer attends industry event in London Chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies has praised the UK pig industry for its progress in reducing …

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findings

Pig immunology findings may pave way for better vaccines

Created by researchers from The Pirbright Institute, University of Bristol, Cardiff University and University of Oxford, tools have allowed scientists to understand “vital” area of …

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deltacoronavirus

New pig virus could be a threat to humans

Study shows virus can transmit to people, cats and chickens A recently discovered pig virus could spread to humans and other animals, a study has …

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conditions

NUTRIAD PRESENTS ON PIG FEED INTAKE IN TROPICAL CONDITIONS

Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, headquartered in Belgium, was a Gold Sponsor of the Pig Feed Quality Conference that was held in Bangkok (Thailand) on …

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ASF

Denmark to build a fence to keep out ASF

New measures aim to protect the country’s pig herds  Denmark is set to build a 70km fence along the border with Germany to reduce the …

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