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Can Micro-Nutrients make a Macro Difference for Piglets? By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Given how piglets scramble for a teat like Boxing Day shoppers at Best Buy, they clearly need their nutrients. Yet in light of the...

okPORK moves 2019 Pork Congress to August

Scheduled for Friday, August 2, the annual meeting of the pork minds will gather at the Embassy Suites Norman – Hotel and Conference Center...

MSD Animal Health Names 2019 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award Recipient

Award winner to present at multiple meetings with industry experts  MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is proud...

New Sensors to Monitor Swine Welfare and Trailer Disinfection Expected by 2020

Farmscape for July 18, 2019 Full Interview 8:58 Listen A new sensor designed to track parameters related to animal welfare during swine transport and...

Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc...

Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete...

Smithfield Foods Supports Flood Recovery Efforts Following Hurricane Barry With 40,000-Pound Protein Donation to...

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has donated 40,000 pounds of protein to the Second Harvest Food Bank Feeding South Louisiana in New Orleans to aid recovery...

Genesus Global Market Report, Canada July 2019

Bob Fraser – Sales & Service Ontario, Genesus Inc. bfraser@genesus.com  In my last commentary Bob Hunsberger, Wallenstein Feeds, Hog Economics Summary Sheet showed from the previous...

Comfrey Farm Ready to Disrupt the Pork Case with Succulent Flavor: All-Natural Certified DUROC®...

Comfrey Farm was founded to deliver the highest-quality, all-natural pork and, today, the company announces the nationwide launch of its two programs: Certified DUROC...

ASF found entering Ireland

United Kingdom (UK) port authorities seized meat contaminated by African swine fever (ASF) in June. Belfast’s Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute confirmed that the meat contained...

U.S. ASF Prevention and Preparedness Makes Great Strides

Farmscape for July 17, 2019 Full Interview 9:45 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says since receiving notice that African...

Lean Sows Need to “Pig Out” Prior to Lactation

A sow's performance during lactation is pre-determined by her genotype. Large, late-maturing animals are traditionally better milkers. In sows, milk yield is determined by...

Piedmont Animal Health Sells Flynexx® Brand To MGK

Piedmont Animal Health, a leading research and product development company based in Greensboro, NC, announces that it has executed a purchase agreement to sell...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, July 16 2019

Butcher Hog Numbers Are Dropping Off By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday July 16, 2019   CORN: Corn prices are lower in tandem with the improved...

Keeping Your Vaccines Viable, By Tracey Erickson from South Dakota State University

Vaccines are a vital part of keeping all livestock healthy. Vaccines help in the prevention of disease, which results in less utilization of antibiotics...

Sixth Annual Swine Health Symposium to Highlight the Latest in Herd Health for Pork...

The Sixth Annual Missouri Swine Health Symposium, hosted by the Missouri Pork Association, will be held Tuesday, July 23rd at The Pork Place on...