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Extreme cold forces shutdowns at U.S. pork plants, grain elevators

Hog slaughterhouses and grain elevators were shut down in the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday as the coldest temperatures in years gripped the region. Temperatures in...

New from Crystal Spring Hog Equipment- Inline Regulator (ILR) Valve

New from Crystal Spring Hog Equipment- Inline Regulator (ILR) Valve Download the complete PDF CSHE-ILR-Valve-Article-SwineWeb Download the complete PDF  

Crystalline amino acids in diets do not influence calculated values for amino acid digestibility...

Dr. Maryane Oliveira, a postdoctoral research associate in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, presents the results of an experiment that was designed to determine...

Weekly Pork Price Summary, October 12, 2018

Weekly Pork Price Summary, October 12, 2018

Hormel cuts outlook as China tariffs bite pork sales

Hormel Foods Corp. is cutting its full-year revenue outlook after quarterly sales missed estimates on Thursday. The Austin, Minn.-based food company trimming its full-year revenue...

Digestibility of grain milling and oilseed co-products determined in young pigs

Co-products from the grain milling and oilseed industries are sometimes included in diets for pigs, but limited data exist on the digestibility of protein...

Calcium-to-phosphorus ratio established for pig diets in Illinois study

In pig diets, the amount of digestible calcium has a direct impact on phosphorus digestibility and the overall growth performance of the animals. With...

Illinois Pork Producers Name Secker as 2019 Pork Ambassador

Each year the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) recruits for a summer internship. Cooper Secker, of Waterloo, has been selected as the 2019 IL...

African Swine Fever: What Producers Need to Know

The recent case of African swine fever (ASF) in China is a stark reminder of the negative impact that a trade limiting foreign animal...

Comparative digestibility and retention of calcium and phosphorus by gestating sows and growing pigs

Comparative digestibility and retention of calcium and phosphorus by gestating sows and growing pigs Su A Lee, a Ph. D. student in the Stein Monogastric...