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Genesus Global Technical Report, Large Litters and Piglet Quality A Necessary Tradeoff?

Dinesh Thekkoot PhD Litter size at birth has been considered one of the most important traits for evaluating sow prolificacy for the past few decades....

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, September 3rd 2018 Commentaries September 24, 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Live cattle are nearly $2.75 higher this week, with feeder...

Arm & Hammer: Zinc Oxide Promising For Piglets

The year 2022 brings big change in the European Union (EU) and Asian swine markets. That's when the EU will ban zinc oxide (ZnO),...

Enzymatic digestion turns food waste into feed for growing pigs

Abstract Fruit, vegetable, meat, and dairy food waste were collected from supermarkets and enzymatically digested to generate food waste products, containing 90% smaller particles of...

Merck Animal Health Announces $90,000 In Scholarships To Vet Students

Source: Merck Animal Health news relase Nate Bos, Luverne, Minn., is a fourth-year student at the University of Minnesota (UMN) College of Veterinary Medicine. He...

Impact of swine drinking water sulphate levels on gas emissions and manure nutrients

Author(s): B.Z. Predicala, J.F. Patience Publication Date: January 1, 2006 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2006 Country: Canada   Summary: Summary The impact of varying sulphate levels in drinking...

Dr Joe Connor: Managing mycoplasma requires integrated approach with vaccines, feed medications, injectables

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Mycoplasma pneumonia continues to trouble the swine industry. Around for years, the respiratory disease caused by the bacterium...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 11th 2018

Smithfield to Shut Down After Today Due to Hurricane By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday September 11, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Cash hog prices were up...

Illinois Pork Producers Give USMEF $30K to Promote Pork in Korea

As the fall season approaches, Illinois pig farmers are facing numerous hurdles. This includes market uncertainty, costly challenges due to trade disputes, vulnerability to...

As African Swine Fever Spreads, U.S. Pork Industry Takes Action

Source: National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) NPPC this week hosted a meeting with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, National Pork Board, the Swine Health...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Feed intake, growth and health

  Feed intake, growth and health Dr. Chunyan Zhang, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for...

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,...

Research Report: Comparative digestibility and retention rate of calcium and phosphorus in low- and...

Digestibility of Ca and P is most correctly determined as standardized total tract digestibility (STTD). Data for the STTD of P in most feed...

Effects of Sangrovit® Extra on apparent ileal digestibility of amino acids, crude protein, acid...

Isoquinoline alkaloids (IQ) have anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and antimicrobial physiological effects. In this podcast, Carly Rundle, a Ph. D. student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition...

Food, and Pork, at the Heart of U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Heartland Tour by...

I read an article recently about why Sichuan food—even the best of the best—doesn’t taste the same outside of the Chinese province. The article...