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Heat Stress is a Big Deal, Cara Haden, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services

Between death loss and production impact, the estimates have the yearly cost to the U.S. swine industry to be around $300 million so far...

PCV3: A challenge independent from PCV2

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Anyone involved in raising pigs is aware of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2), but new on the scene...

New Pipestone Disinfectant Product Shows Promise

Cleaning and disinfecting transport trailers, farrowing stalls, and pens in nursery and wean-to-finish barns has been proven critical to keeping animals healthy and preventing...

Corn DDGS is a high-value feed ingredient in swine diets: Part 1

Much has changed over the last 20 years in the choices of feed ingredients available and the way swine diets are formulated. One of...

What’s in season? How swine veterinarians are managing seasonal spikes in bacterial disease in...

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Seasonal changes traditionally bring fickle weather, dramatic swings in day-night temperatures and, of course, flare-ups of respiratory and...

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...

Using hovers in the farrowing room to save energy

Quick facts Using hovers reduces the use of fossil fuel energy in farrowing facilities. Hovers must meet the thermal requirements of piglets, especially during...

Modified-live vaccines ‘by far’ most effective tool for combatting PRRS

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Modified-live vaccines (MLVs) are “by far” the most effective tool the industry currently has to control porcine reproductive...

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...

SHIC PCR catalog boosts US pork industry’s disease preparednes

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Pork producers and swine veterinarians spend a lot of time and energy monitoring the health status of pigs...

Investigating development of swine enteroids to be used as a swine nutrition research tool

UMN Swine Extension Podcasts Episode 6: Investigating development of swine enteroids to be used as a swine nutrition research tool is now available on our...

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...

Producers Needed for Pig Environmental Footprint Project

Want to know more about your environmental footprint? Get additional information about operational costs? University of Minnesota Extension specialist, Erin Cortus and Extension Educators,...