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PIC Introduces the PIC®800

PIC, the global leader in swine genetics, is pleased to announce the introduction of the PIC800, the new gold standard for Duroc terminal sires....

Processing fluids helping to fine tune diagnostics in swine herds thought to be PRRS-negative

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Collecting aggregate samples of processing fluids during tail docking and castration is proving to be an excellent way...

JBS Suspends Shipments Of Pork From Facility Shown In Mercy For Animals Video

AP reports: JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were...

Fifth Annual Swine Health Symposium In the Books

The Fifth Annual Swine Health Symposium, hosted by the Missouri Pork Association, was held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at The Pork Place in...

Using Data to Drive Decisions

Source: Pipestone System Newsletter As popular headlines focus on the potential link between antibiotic resistance and usage of antibiotics in food animal production, it is...

Farmers Supportive of Federal Government Stand on Trade

Lawrence MacAulay Conference Call 12:59 Listen Farmscape for July 19, 2018 Canada's Agriculture Minister says Canada's agricultural community has been very supportive of the...

Animal welfare cast in bronze by Pork CRC

  Animal welfare was the focus of Pork CRC’s bronze sponsorship of ‘Animal Production 2018’, the 32nd biennial conference of the Australian Society of Animal...

Precision Feeding Reduces Swine Herd Nutrient Requirements and Manure Nutrient Excretions

Farmscape for July 18, 2018 Full Interview 18:55 Listen Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc has shown individually formulated diets can reduce...

Be aware: Summer months can lead to heat stress

Heat stress in pigs can lead to production losses and even death, but can be managed through sound husbandry. David Thompson, Elizabeth Ferry Like all animals,...

Spray Dried Bovine Plasma for DON Contaminated Nursery Diets

SUMMARY The mycotoxin, deoxynivalenol (DON) is a concern to swine producers as it causes reduced feed intake, growth and health problems. Spray-dried porcine plasma (SDPP)...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, July 17th 2018

The Aug/Oct LC Bull Spread Performing Strong By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday July 17, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Cash should be weak to lower after...

Diet Supplement May Improve Sow Performance During Lactation

The 2003 agricultural statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicate that litter size per sow has increased over the past decade. As litter...

Producers Needed for Pig Environmental Footprint Project

Want to know more about your environmental footprint? Get additional information about operational costs? University of Minnesota Extension specialist, Erin Cortus and Extension Educators,...

Taste of Saskatchewan Underway in Saskatoon

Farmscape for July 17, 2018 Over 100 thousand people are expected to visit Kiwanis Park in Saskatoon over the next six days to sample the...

Pay more attention to your sow herd’s lifeline, By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage...

  Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD Carthage, Illinois One of the most important yet often overlooked segments of...