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Large Hog Supplies Delay Typical Spring Price Rally

Farmscape for May 15, 2018 Full Interview 6:52 Listen The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services blames larger than normal U.S. hog supplies for a later start to the typical rally in live hog prices. Spring time, when hog production typically cycles lower, is when processors chase hogs to keep their plants running

National Pork Producers Council Supports New Inspection Program, Suggests Changes To Rule

National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) reports: NPPC last week submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed New Swine Slaughter Inspection System (NSIS) rule, which would give packing plant personnel greater responsibility for food safety tasks and allow USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) employees to do more focused inspection. In its comments,

Update On Congressional, USDA’s Leaders On Farm Bill Meeting With Pres. Trump

POLITICO reports: House Ag Chairman Mike Conaway, Senate Ag Chairman Pat Roberts and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue were summoned to the White House Thursday to discuss farm bill progress with President Donald Trump. Following the afternoon meeting, Conaway said that Trump is “a really strong proponent of the work requirements being improved in SNAP.” He

Forbes Names Zoetis One Of America’s Best Employers For Third Year In A Row

Source: Zoetis news release Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS), the global leader in animal health, today announced that it has been named one of America’s Best Midsize Employers by Forbes Magazine for the third year in a row. “We are honored to once again be named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes Magazine,” said Roxanne

Hogs in downward channel but becoming over-sold

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which is expected to hold the market from potential decline. Resistance– a price area or trend line above the market that is expected to prevent or stall price increases. Trend lines

Big Acts Slated to Perform at the 30th Annual World Pork Expo

Visitors will enjoy free music, grilled pork and networking opportunities during MusicFest at the 2018 World Pork Expo. Music and the aroma of grilled pork will fill the air at the 2018 World Pork Expo during MusicFest on Thursday, June 7. To help celebrate 30 years of Expo, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) will

USDA Issues: “Livestock, Dairy And Poultry Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2018 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report.

Merck Expands Availability For Its Pork Vaccine PORCILIS ILEITIS

Source: Merck news release Merck Animal Health is excited to increase availability of PORCILIS ILEITIS this month. Strong demand has confirmed that veterinarians and pork producers value PORCILIS ILEITIS as a solution in helping improve the health of growing pigs. PORCILIS ILEITIS is the first injectable vaccine that offers a 20-week duration of immunity (DOI)

APC, Inc. Expands Technical Services Expertise with Dr. Laura Batista

APC, Inc. is pleased to announce that Laura Batista, MVZ, PhD has joined the team as a part-time technical consultant for Latin America, the United States and Canada. Dr. Batista will work with the technical and sales teams on a continuous training program, offering our customers innovative nutrition and biosecurity programs that allow the expression

Batch farrowing offers smaller sow farms improved disease control

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Independent sow farms grouped together and using batch farrowing may be able to capture the same health advantages as a 5,000-sow farm with all-in, all-out production, suggested David Baumert, DVM, Zoetis. Batch farrowing involves breeding a large group of sows in a short period of time versus

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