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Osborne announces certification to ISO 9001:2015

Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of livestock management equipment like Stanfield piglet heat mats and FIRE pig performance testing feeders, is pleased to...

Heat stress: How much does it drain your pigs and profits?

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ First in a series Most people in the pork industry know the toll heat stress takes on pigs:...

NPPC Calls for Expanded Access to Foreign Workers

Farmscape for June 18, 2018 Full Interview 7:25 Listen The National Pork Producer's Council is calling on government to expand options for filling vacant...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, June 18th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in markets - Cash hogs were up $5 this week, and closed...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Is Customizing Pork Primal Value an Opportunity

  Is Customising Pork Primal Value an Opportunity? Bob Kemp,VP Genetic Programs and R&D, Genesus Inc. In the last several years the value of different pork primals...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, World Pork Expo Report, June 11th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   This past week was the World Pork Expo (WPX) held in Des Moines, Iowa.  The first WPX was...

Pharmgate Adds VP of Global Sales, Marketing and Technical Service and Director of Veterinary...

Pharmgate Animal Health welcomed two new members to the company’s leadership team this week. Randy Buller joins Pharmgate Animal Health as Vice President of...

Reaction to U.S. Tariffs on Aluminum and Steel Builds Hurting Pork Producers

Farmscape for June 7, 2018 Full Interview 6:01 Listen The National Pork Producers Council is hoping for a quick resolution to the U.S. dispute...

Chris Hurt from Purdue University, Pork Industry May Face Large Losses, June 5th...

Chris Hurt Department of Agricultural Economics Purdue University farmdoc daily (8):101 Recommended citation format: Hurt, C. "Pork Industry May Face Large Losses." farmdoc daily (8):101, Department of Agricultural...

Tonisity Introduces Pink2Purple First Isotonic Protein and Electrolyte Drink Mix for Show Pigs

Tonisity today introduced Pink2Purple™ – the first isotonic protein and electrolyte solution designed specifically for show pigs. With a taste that pigs crave, Pink2Purple...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Another genomic tool for improving litter size

  Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Phd,  Genetician Genesus Inc. czhang@genesus.com Litter size is a very important factor determining sow profitability. A major limitation for increasing litter size is embryonic...

Paul Yeske, DVMGilt acclimatization, reduced shedding key to curbing downstream M. hyo disease

Paul Yeske, DVM Swine Vet Center St. Peter, Minnesota   Research shows that if more piglets are positive for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) at weaning, there will...

Beth Ferry, Michigan State University Extension : Introducing the Youth for the Quality Care...

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21 with a focus...

USDA Announces Proposed Rule to Eliminate a Redundant Hog Carcass Cleaning Regulation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced a proposal to amend the federal meat inspection regulations to...

Adjusting swine feed rations helps ensure weight gains during hot weather

As temperature and humidity levels rise in the summer months, so does the threat of heat stress in the swine herd.   Heat stress can occur...