George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: Do High Levels of Zinc Oxide Contribute...

The inclusion of elevated levels of zinc oxide in diets for a short period of time post-weaning has been a valuable tool in the...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Prospects Improve, But Losses Still Loom

The pork outlook looked bleak in August. Fear of large pork supplies and Mexican and Chinese tariffs on U.S. pork exports appeared disastrous to...

What Would African Swine Fever Look Like if it Hit the U.S.? By ...

The incursion and expansion of African Swine Fever (ASF) into China has raised concerns among producers and regulatory officials about the threat the disease...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Life Under The Magnifying Glass

  Pork  producers  can  sometimes  feel  like  they   are   under   almost   constant “bombardment” from health professionals  and  the  public  when  it  comes  to  antimicrobial  resistance ...

On Farm Automation Takes Off By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Gathering data on pigs is the farming equivalent of purging leftovers from the fridge. In both cases, it’s a great idea as long as...

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers , Chris Hurt from the University...

The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production....

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Tail Docking Length: Are “Half Measures” Effective?...

The  FareWellDock  initiative  in  the European Union is aimed at reducing the number  of  farms  where  tail  docking  is still  being  used.  Preventive  tail  docking under...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Four New Cases of African Swine Fever Reported...

Four New Cases of African Swine Fever Reported in China By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday September 6, 2018   LEAN HOGS: The U.S. hog market,...

Ed Metzger from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services –Getting Piglets Off To A Good Start

The “street” knowledge has always been that  pigs  that  undergo  some  level  of oxygen deprivation (asphyxia) during the farrowing process will not likely survive as  well ...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, June 28th 2018

Cash Steer Trade Defined At Lower Prices By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday June 28, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Cash was lower again yesterday, call is...