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Cold Plasma Technology to Clean Swine Barn Air

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) costs the US swine industry more than $580 million each year. First described in North Carolina, Iowa...

Yeske: Multiple factors contributing to rising sow-mortality rates

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The spike in sow-mortality rates in recent years has everyone in the US pork industry searching for answers....

Minnesota closing in on No. 2 spot for hog production

Source: Minnesota Star Tribune By: Adam Belz Minnesota’s hog population continues to grow and the state may soon surpass North Carolina to become the nation’s second-largest pork...

Innovation Acceleration

In this edition of Pork Pod, National Pork Board CEO Bill Even outlines a new partnership to accelerate innovation. Technology is widely adopted in...

Keeping track of water intake to monitor pig performance

Quick facts Monitoring daily water use in individual groups of pigs offers a low-cost, yet valuable way to observe and care for pigs. Charting water...

2018 Animal Science Annual Report

The Animal Science Committee continues to be committed to the wise investment of Checkoff funds in research that is critical to maintaining our position...

SHIC establishes diagnostic strategies to get ahead of disease

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ If knowledge is power, being prepared is security. Both are drivers behind the Swine Health Information Center’s (SHIC)...

Slat-level solutions on the rise as IDEAL Animal Nutrition expands team

Swine nutritionist Simon Kern joins Minnesota-based company led by Dr. Jeff Knott As swine producers strive toward fresh opportunities to enhance performance, efficiency and profitability,...

As Swine Flu Disease Spreads, China Continues To Import U.S. Pork

Reuters reports: China is loading up on U.S. pork, despite import tariffs imposed due to the trade war, as a highly contagious swine disease ravages...

Good nutrition, management can’t replace antibiotics, but they can help reduce the need

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Producers looking to raise pigs with little or no antibiotics should consider nutritional strategies that help pigs build...