Foreign Animal Disease: Preparing for the Worst By Brent Pepin, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Services

Everyone who works with pigs is likely aware of the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across Europe and Asia. This seemly unstoppable sweeping...

Rebecca Davis Michigan Pork Producers Blog, First Farm Memories, January 16th 2019

My first memory of the farm starts with an early morning. I would wake up, and go sit on the bathroom scale while my...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, January 15th 2019

Most Are Expecting Higher Cash Steer Trade This Week By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday January 15, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash is called fully steady...

Get to the Root of Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex By Dale Miskimins ...

Respiratory disease incidence increases in swine in the fall and winter. Changeable weather seems to trigger outbreaks. You and your veterinarian can supply meaningful...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Does Increasing Late Gestation Feed Intake Improve...

Genetic progress  has  resulted  in  a  steady increase in the litter size in past decades. Unfortunately,  the  same  type  of  genetic progress  in  individual ...

Weekly Livestock Update with Scott Brown, January 10th 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash cattle are $1 lower this week. Cash feeder...

Measure. Monitor. Move: Three Simple Steps to Pork Production Records By Angie Homann, Director...

MEASURE. MONITOR. MOVE.  Three simple steps to pork production records.  Well, maybe not always simple, but certainly valuable.  The 2018 USDA census puts the...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Industry: Some Recovery from Decade Low Prices

The U.S. pork industry has been expanding the breeding herd and growing since mid-2014. The rate of breeding herd expansion peaked in early 2018...

Weekly Livestock Update with Scott Brown, January 3rd 2019

Scott and Meghan taped a live episode of the Weekly Livestock Market Update at the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association this week in Columbia, MO. In...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Service, January 3rd 2019

African Swine Fever Continues to Spread in China By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday January 3, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Cash has been higher for three...