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African Swine Fever in China: What is the Role of Feed Ingredients in Viral...

On Friday August 3, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) reported that African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) had been identified in a northeast Chinese...

Learning Where “The Puck Will Be” with U.S. Exports on an International Mission: By...

“Skate to where the puck will be.” While that quote is often attributed to the great hockey player Wayne Gretzky, Wayne himself credits his...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, September 3rd 2018 Commentaries September 10, 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Fed cattle prices were $.75 higher this week, while feeder...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary, Are Pig Farmers Good Environmental Stewards?

Ever wonder if pig farmers are good environmental stewards? Here is a short video to help you answer that question.

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Russia Road Trip, August 27th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Russia Road Trip   This past week we spent in Russia. I visited several customers and prospects with two of...

Good things Come in 3-D for Pork Researchers By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

With apologies to twins and the 4-person bobsled, the best things come in threes. That’s especially true of 3-D technology, which offers some intriguing...

Heat Stress is a Big Deal, Cara Haden, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Between death loss and production impact, the estimates have the yearly cost to the U.S. swine industry to be around $300 million so far...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 30th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Direct cash cattle trade $3 lower for the week, but...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Update , July 23rd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Market Update    The future of U.S. markets especially this fall looks far from optimistic. December hogs in the 40’s...

Pay more attention to your sow herd’s lifeline, By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage...

  Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD Carthage, Illinois One of the most important yet often overlooked segments of...