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Effective Execution Drives Feed Efficiency

There are three drivers influencing cost of production today; facilities, weaned pigs and feed, with feed cost accounting for over 50% of the total...

Microbiome studies in swine systems: Challenges and opportunities (Part 1)

Key Points Microbiome and more specifically the bacteria residing in the gut play multiple roles related with nutrition and health. The study of swine...

USDA Lowers Its Beef Production Forecast, Raises Pork

The USDA lowered its outlook for 2019 commercial red meat and poultry production. Beef was down from February on a slower fed cattle slaughter pace...

Country of origin bills having mixed success

Montana lawmakers voted last week to table one bill and advance another dealing with country of origin labeling for agricultural products. House Bill 594, which...

Keep guard up for strep, parasuis in newly weaned pigs

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Newly weaned pigs face many challenges — new environment, feed, pen mates. They also face the challenge of...

Rapid Response Plan offers CSI team for emerging diseases

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Determining the cause of a peculiar health condition in pigs is not unlike a crime scene investigation (CSI)....

Schmidt Family Establishes Debt-Relief Scholarship

The AASV Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of a new scholarship to help relieve the student debt of recent veterinary graduates engaged...

Special report: FAD outbreak could cost US agriculture $200 billion over 10 years

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ First in a series* Within days after the outbreak of a foreign animal disease (FAD) is confirmed in the...

Veterinarian sees changes to three high-risk swine viruses

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Three diseases affecting finishing hogs — Senecavirus A (SVA), porcine sapelovirus and erysipelas — have undergone changes over...

Former Hormel CEO Richard Knowlton Dies

Source: KMT News The former top man at Hormel Foods had died. The death of Richard L. Knowlton was announced Friday by current Hormel President Him...