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Hogs in downward trend

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Effects of including two sources of copper hydroxychloride in diets for growing-finishing pigs

Recent research conducted at the University of Illinois Swine Research Center demonstrated positive effects of feeding copper hydroxychloride to weanling pigs, including improved growth...

Focus on the Impactful, Not the Easy to Measure, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

Photo: @helloquence via unsplash.com Todd Thurman, Consultant SwineTex Consulting Services, LLC As a consultant, I’m often asked by clients to help them solve specific problems. New or...

Record High Red Meat and Pork Production in February

Download the complete report February 201 9contained 20 weekdays (including 1 holiday) and 4 Saturdays. February 2020contained 20 weekdays (including 1 holiday) and 5 Saturdays Commercial red...

Lessons from the barn: Avoiding gremlins, By Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS Carthage Veterinary...

By Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. Carthage, Illinois Pig production is really about people and their ability to understand and consistently execute...

Neogen increasing production of sanitizers and disinfectants to fight coronavirus

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that it is ramping up its inventory of hand sanitizers, disinfectant wipes, nitrile gloves, and disinfectants to help...

Illinois Pork Leadership Attends National Pork Industry Forum

Illinois sent voting delegates to the National Pork Industry Forum in Kansas City March 4-5, which is a joint meeting of the National Pork...

PRRS Domestically and ASF Globally Remain Top U.S. Swine Disease Concerns

Farmscape for March 9, 2020 Full Interview 10:10 Listen The Executive Director the Swine Health Information Centre says domestically PRRS remains the top threat to...

ASF Prevention, Plant-Based Product Labels Among NPPC Resolutions Approved

At the National Pork Producers Council's (NPPC) National Pork Industry Forum held here, delegates adopted several important resolutions this week, including those that call...

Do’s and don’ts of cephalosporin use in swine, An interview with John W. Hallberg,...

Source: PigHealthToday.com An interview with John W. Hallberg, DVM, PhD Director, US Regulatory Affairs Zoetis    Download the pdf Q: Cephalosporins have been key to successful management of respiratory disease in...

Digestible and metabolizable energy in soybean meal sourced from different countries and fed to...

Digestible and metabolizable energy in soybean meal sourced from different countries and fed to pigs Vanessa Lagos, a Ph....

Register for the 2020 World Pork Expo

Join more than 20,000 industry professionals and supporters at a pork-focused trade show hosted June 3-5 in Des Moines. Registration is now open for the...

Record Production and Trade Impact of Coronavirus Pressure Live Hog Markets

Farmscape for February 25, 2020 Full Interview 8:53 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says continued record U.S. slaughter hog production...

Water flow control is critical to wet/dry feeders performance

Previously week we spoke about feed spacing and I mentioned water flow control being critical. So this week I will dedicate our post to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius to make money doing it.” “Anyone can raise hogs....