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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,...

USDA Changes Procedures On Releasing Crop & Livestock Reports

Source: USDA news release The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced new procedures for the release of market-affecting crop and livestock reports from the...

Jury Award $25 Million To A Couple In Smithfield Foods’ Second No. Carolina Lawsuit

A second jury trial in North Carolina against Smithfield Foods ended last Friday, and the jurors' verdict was "guilty" once more in the nuisance...

Lawsuit claims U.S. pork companies conspired to inflate prices

Several large U.S. pork companies were hit with an antitrust lawsuit on Thursday, accusing them of conspiring to inflate pork prices in an effort...

Zoetis Adds Monovalent Swine Vaccine with Two PCV2 Genotypes

Fostera® Gold PCV Provides Broadest Antigenic Coverage Against Evolving Virus Zoetis has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin marketing Fostera® Gold...

PCV2: Future considerations for an evolving virus

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ In the growing pig, PCV2 impacts the animal’s ability to thrive, resulting in post-weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome....

USDA: Livestock And Poultry Weights Per Animal Are Increasing Steadily

Source: USDA news release Regardless of species, livestock and poultry animals are being slaughtered at heavier weights than in the past. Aside from the availability of...

5,000 pigs die in Ohio barn fire

Source: Cincinnati.com A massive barn fire in Ohio has killed about 5,000 pigs. The fire started around 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Straathoff Swine Farm in...

Implications of Trailer Design

The transport of market hogs occurs daily in Canada and around the world. As PEDv continues to spread in the Unitred States and Canada...

Pork Must Adapt to Digital Marketing

Farmscape for June 19, 2018 Full Interview 10:29 Listen The Vice President Domestic Marketing with the National Pork Board says its critical for pork...