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Successfully Converting to Group Sow Housing

Demonstrating Management Practices that Enhance the Sustainability of Pork Production Activity 1.1 – Successfully Converting to Gestating Sow Group Housing In September 2017 two group sow...

Two tactics to reduce stillborns and improve piglet survival

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Piglet survival sets the stage for a hog system’s success. Two midwestern sow operations recently discussed how...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Feed intake, growth and health

  Feed intake, growth and health Dr. Chunyan Zhang, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for...

One More Reason To Declare War On Rodents!

We have known for many years that rodents can be a cause of severe structural damage to pig barns. There are also a long...

Genesus Global Market Report

Paul Anderson General Manager South East Asia paulanderson@genesus.com Vietnam   The liveweight pig price remains low in Vietnam from VND 20,000/kg (USD 0.88/kg) in the north to VND 24,000/kg...

Production Losses From an Endemic Animal Disease: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) in...

1Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States 2Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine,...

What is MSP[RS]® Resistant Starch?

MSP is a resistant starch (RS) that is highly fermentable by microbiota in the colon of swine.  RS has proven to mediate a large...

High-moisture, acid-treated grain for finishing swine 

Allee, G.L.; Deyoe, C.W.; Hines, Robert H. The feeding value of high-moisture milo treated with organic acids for finishing swine was studied in two trials...

Heat stress in swine: Impact on production

Sarah Schieck Introduction Pigs are much more sensitive to heat than other animals because they lack the ability to sweat. Therefore, high temperatures can lead to...

Restraint Of Livestock

Temple Grandin Assistant Professor Department of Animal Sciences Colorado State University. During twenty years of work on livestock handling and design of restraining devices for animals I have...