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...

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....

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...

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,...

Singapore: An Exciting Market for U.S. Pork, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing Monthly Market Highlight Singapore is an increasingly important market for U.S. agricultural exports, and U.S. pork specifically. In 2017,...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: Shoulder Sore Prevention

Shoulder  ulcers  are  erosive  lesions  of  the skin  and  subcutaneous  tissues  over  the shoulders of sows. These ulcers are caused by  pressure  exerted  on ...

Heat Stress is a Big Deal, Cara Haden, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Between death loss and production impact, the estimates have the yearly cost to the U.S. swine industry to be around $300 million so far...