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Bioavailability of valine in a fermentation biomass product relative to the bioavailability in crystalline...

Dr. Maryane Oliveira, a postdoctoral research associate in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, presents the results of a...

Veterinarian: The More We Learn About African Swine Fever, The More Daunting Task It...

A veterinarian suggests the more he learns about African swine fever, the more daunting the task of keeping it out of the U.S. hog...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, August 15th 2019

China Buys U.S. Pork Last Week By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Thursday August 15, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Now the Administration is trying to tell China how...

Phosphorus and energy digestibility of Fermex 200 (fermented soybean meal) fed to weanling pigs

Soybean meal (SBM) is one of the most important protein sources in swine diets. However, most P in SBM is bound to phytate, which...

Spread of African Swine Fever In Bulgaria Worrying EU

Reuters reports: The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission...

Evaluation of adaptation times and indigestible markers in ileal digestibility studies for pigs

Values for digestibility of nutrients in diets or feed ingredients fed to pigs are determined by nutrient intake and nutrient excretion in feces or...

U.S. livestock futures mixed as rally on hog futures slows

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) livestock futures ended the day mixed, with a lack of buying interest and light cash trade prompting dealers on Wednesday...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 29th 2019

• This week in the markets - Live cash fed cattle were up $2.40 this week. Feeder cattle markets were steady to $3 higher...

Digestibility of phosphorus in enhanced torula yeast and fish meal fed to weanling pigs

An enhanced torula yeast was recently developed as a natural alternative protein source to fish meal and other animal proteins. This ingredient has a...

“Becoming a Swientist” Workshop for Junior Swine Exhibitors at the IL State Fair

The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is teaming up with Ohio State University to host a biosecurity workshop titled “Becoming a Swientist” at the...

Animal Care: Yes, It’s Our Job. It’s Also Our Ethical Responsibility, By Patrick Bane...

Pig farmers should evolve to continue to provide highest levels of care, meet consumer needs. I’m a businessman. I’m also the caretaker of animals. These...

Hogs climb through more resistance, buy hard breaks

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

Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc...

Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete...

Sick of Disease? Genetics Can Help

f you think a sick child is a handful, how about a 300 kg sow with a fever? From lost production to treatment expenses,...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 15th 2019

•This week in the markets – Live cash cattle traded up $3.50 this week and feeder cattle markets were $2-5 higher. The August live...