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‘Nuts n’ tails’ fluid testing is promising, practical method of PRRSV monitoring

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Testing fluids obtained from routine castration and tail-docking procedures looks to be a promising, practical and affordable way...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Projects Record Corn Yield, August 13th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday the USDA came out with a yield prediction of 178.4 bushels per acre. If this is...

Sick Pig Identification: Part of Providing Excellent Pig Care

Early identification and treatment of sick pigs in wean-to-market barns can make a difference in whether that pig will make it or become a mortality...

Rouzer to host National Agriculture Leaders Roundtable on Nuisance Lawsuits & their threat to...

Senator Thom Tillis, Chairman Mike Conaway (TX), North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler will join a roundtable to discuss economic impact On Friday, August 3rd, 2018...

Building a better understanding of biosecurity and PRRS risks

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ At the center of any biosecurity program is the goal of preventing pathogens or diseases from entering and...

Prominent Animal Health Consultant Ron Brakke Comments On Elanco’s Upcoming IPO

Source: blog by Ron Brakke, President, Brakke Consulting The leading story this week was the long-awaited announcement by Eli Lilly & Co. that they intend...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, July 30th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Direct cash cattle trade $3 lower for the week, but...

USDA Issues: “Livestock, Dairy And Poultry Outlook” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for July 2018 analyzes economic impacts on animal product...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Update , July 23rd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Market Update    The future of U.S. markets especially this fall looks far from optimistic. December hogs in the 40’s...

PCR falls short in monitoring PRRSV transport biosecurity

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Transport biosecurity is a growing priority as evidence shows that contaminated livestock trailers are a significant risk in...

Diet Supplement May Improve Sow Performance During Lactation

The 2003 agricultural statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicate that litter size per sow has increased over the past decade. As litter...

Pay more attention to your sow herd’s lifeline, By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage...

  Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ By William R. Fombelle, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD Carthage, Illinois One of the most important yet often overlooked segments of...

Fat-soluble vitamins: Beyond nutritional needs

Source: (2018 Proceedings of the American Assoc. of Swine Veterinarians) Introduction Fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E are vital nutrients for all swine. These vitamins are routinely...

Too Much Pork, Tariffs Mean Too Few Buyers , Chris Hurt from the University...

The pork industry appears to be headed for a period of large losses in which excess pork supplies force prices below costs of production....

Antibiotic use at weaning can reduce acute illness in pigs

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The transition into the nursery phase for just-weaned pigs presents many challenges as they adapt to a...