JBS Suspends Shipments Of Pork From Facility Shown In Mercy For Animals Video

AP reports: JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were...

Animal welfare cast in bronze by Pork CRC

  Animal welfare was the focus of Pork CRC’s bronze sponsorship of ‘Animal Production 2018’, the 32nd biennial conference of the Australian Society of Animal...

Smithfield Foods Releases Latest Section of 2017 Sustainability Report, Shares New Programs and Companywide...

Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. released the Food Safety and Quality section of its 2017 Sustainability Report, which provides robust information about the company’s leading...

Calcium to Phosphorus Ratio in Pig Diets Established by New Study

  The amount of digestible calcium included in pig diets has a direct impact on phosphorus digestibility, but the optimum ratio between the two minerals...

Register Now for the On-Farm Swine Welfare Auditor Course

  The Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) will hold a course for potential swine auditors at South Dakota State University’s Swine Education and Research...

Modeling the Transboundary Risk of Feed Ingredients Contaminated With Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus

    Scott Dee1*, Casey Neill1, Aaron Singrey2, Travis Clement2, Roger Cochrane3, Cassandra Jones3, Gilbert Patterson4, Gordon Spronk1, Jane Christopher-Hennings2 and Eric Nelson2 Abstract Background: This study...

2,400 hogs die in confinement fire near Kingsley, IA

Source: KTIV 24-hundred hogs were killed in a confinement fire near Kingsley, Iowa on Friday. Plymouth County authorities responded to the fire at 47503 260th Street just...

Tyson Foods, Lift Up America and KTVB Partner To Fight Hunger in Idaho

  Tyson Foods, Inc. partnered with Lift Up America and KTVB News Group in Boise, Idaho, today to host a food donation telethon event at...

Preliminary results have shown that sows could tolerate temperature as low as 9 °C

    Conversion of gestation sow housing from stalls to group systems signifies a major shift for the recently revised Canadian Code of Practice for the...

What pork producers need to know about FDA’s antibiotic changes

        On January 1, 2017, the U.S Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new regulation addressing on-farm antibiotic use in food-animal production will take effect. The...