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 ...

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...

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....

Marty Misener from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: Does Prefarrow Autogenous Greasy Pig Vaccine Help?

Exudative Epidermitis (EE) or Greasy Pig can  be  extremely  difficult  to  control  in some  herds.  There  are  no  commercial vaccines that are available for...

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 ...

It’s A Small World, After All, by Glenn Stolt, President and CEO, Christensen Farms

I recently participated in the National Pork Board’s International Marketing Committee ten-day immersion mission to Asia. While in Hong Kong we met with forty...
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