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Mexico: U.S. Pork’s Leading Volume Market, by Clay Eastwood, Manager of International Marketing

Monthly Market Highlight Amid recent trade tensions with the U.S. and Mexico, the Mexican market remains U.S. pork’s top market by volume through September 2018....

Hogs in a sideways consolidation, wait for break-out

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

Understanding the effect of humans on pig behaviour

Read the complete article How does human behaviour and interaction in the pig barn influence an animal’s motivation and emotional state? The pig-human interaction paradigm,...

Feeding the world in 2050 and beyond – Part 1: Productivity challenges Author: George...

Increasing productivity is a more sustainable approach to feeding the global population in 2050. December 3, 2018 - Author: George Silva, Michigan State University Extension Figure...

Brakke Consulting To Release Veterinary Practice Home Delivery Report

Source: Brakke Consulting Pharmacy sales represent an important component of a veterinary clinic's revenues. In today's competitive environment, veterinarians increasingly need to offer innovative, convenient...

Auditing Nursery Facilities

The requirements and management of weaned pigs seem quite simple on the surface. Providing a good environment that is dry and free of drafts,...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 26th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: • This week in the markets - We taped on Wednesday, right after the release...

Is pig poop the next fracking? Smithfield Foods about to put energy goals to...

Source: The News & Observer A pledge by Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer, to transform hog manure into a clean natural gas aims...

Veterinarians in best position to be ‘ambassadors’ for antimicrobials in pork production

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Veterinarians can leverage their credibility to help consumers understand the complexity of the decision-making process for antimicrobials used...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Euro Tier Report, November 19th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Euro Tier Report   Last week we attended the Euro tier Trade show in Hanover Germany:   Euro tier is a massive...

Ventilation Strategies During Manure Pumping

Fall is a transition season. After crop removal, while temperatures are cool and before soil is frozen, is an opportune time to transfer manure from manure...

Wanda Schott Patsche Pork Producer Commentary,Post Harvest Reflections, November 14th 2018

As I sit here, catching a breath from the harvest we just completed, I can’t help but reflect on some uncomfortable thoughts I have been...

Noxious fumes from discovery of dead pigs sickens workers in Stearns County

It happened about five miles south of Sauk Centre in Stearns County Two men working in a barn in central Minnesota fell ill Wednesday night...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, November 12th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle prices are $1.25 lower and cash...

Breed-to-wean farm factors associated with influenza A virus infection in piglets at weaning

A scientific article written by Dr. Fabian Chamba Pardo when he was doing his PhD in the Torremorell lab was recently published in the...