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Piedmont Animal Health Sells Flynexx® Brand To MGK

Piedmont Animal Health, a leading research and product development company based in Greensboro, NC, announces that it has executed a purchase agreement to sell...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, July 16 2019

Butcher Hog Numbers Are Dropping Off By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday July 16, 2019   CORN: Corn prices are lower in tandem with the improved...

NPPC Calls for Effective Regulation of Gene Editing in Livestock

Farmscape for June 26, 2019 Dr. Dan Kovich 4:38 Listen The National Pork Producers Council has launched a new campaign to highlight the importance...

United Premium Foods Purchases Amboy Group Out of Bankruptcy

Company Plans to Continue Operations, Expand to New Markets The Board of Directors of United Premium Foods (“UPF”), a private investment group based in...

Mitigating Heat Stress in Sows with ActiSaf HR

Dr. Joe Loughmiller j.loughmiller@phileo.lesaffre.com Senior Swine Technical Services Manager What is Heat Stress? Heat stress occurs when a pig is unable to maintain a comfortable body temperature due...

Smithfield Foods Marches Forward with Renewable Energy Projects

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the construction of new biogas gathering systems in Missouri and Utah, which bring the company steps closer...

Polish authorities confirm ASF on 8,000-head pig farm

An announcement has been made by the Polish Chief Veterinary Officer today, Tuesday, June 4, about an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in a...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, June 4th 2019

Big Move Down in Hogs, Small Decline in Open Interest By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday June 4, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Where are the hogs...

Fire breaks out at Nebraska hog unit Monday

Source: Albionnewsonline Fire departments from several area communities battled a fire in a hog confinement owned by The Maschhoffs, southeast of Cedar Rapids, on Monday...

USDA Releases “Feed Outlook: May 2019” Report

Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here.here. The May 2019 Feed Outlook report contains estimates for 2018/19 and projections for 2019/20 U.S....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Asia Road Trip Week 2, May 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we spent in China.   Our observations:   From what we can figure from talking to large hog operations, drug...

Biosecurity Resources for Pork Producers

Implementing enhanced biosecurity plans will help prevent exposing animals to foot and mouth disease (FMD), classical swine fever (CSF), and African swine fever (ASF)....

Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application

By Dr. Inge Heinzl and Dr. Fellipe Barbosa Egg antibody technology for nursery pig application Pigs at birth having insufficient immunity are simply not able to...

Research on Viral Transmission in Feedstuffs Yields New Information

– With research confirming that swine viruses can be transmitted through feed and feedstuffs, new studies are looking at how to prevent the spread...