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The right combination of a brilliant concept and a robust pig

A passion for animals is of great importance in pig farming – something that is familiar to Edwin Elshof. A passion for animals, in...

Don’t Sweat Heat Stress, By Brent Sexton, DVM Pipestone Veterinary Services

Heat stress is an economically important issue and can have severe consequences if proper precautions are not taken. Through a variety of management techniques,...

Improve Immune Response with Performance Trace Mineral Nutrition

Enteric bacterial infections, like swine dysentery, salmonellosis, and ileitis can be isolated from most swine herds. In fact, a pork producer can find such...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, September 3rd 2019

Cash Hog Prices and Cash Steer Prices Expected to Trade Lower By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday September 3, 2019   LEAN HOGS: Back in the...

Canada, Mexico and U.S. plan North American strategy for African swine fever prevention and...

Statement from Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer Today, the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) for Canada, Dr. Jaspinder Komal, accompanied by Dr. Burke Healey, Chief Veterinary Officer...

Back to the Basics: Air, Water, Feed, By Jon DeJong from Pipestone Nutrition

My wife and I recently watched my brother’s two children one of whom isn’t quite talking. In the middle of an atypically long crying...

Mind the immunity gap: egg immunoglobulins bolster piglets’ immune system

By I. Heinzl and S. Regragui Mazili In contrast to humans, piglets do not receive any maternal immunoglobulins via the placenta. It is therefore of...

China pig farmer profits soar after disease wipes out third of herd, boosts prices

Source: Reuters Pig breeders in China who have managed to keep fatal African swine fever off their farms since outbreaks began a year ago are...

Better Together (usually) By Jan Jorgensen from the Pork Checkoff

Most times, it’s easier to do things together… unless you’re headed in different directions. But you don’t have to look far to see that...

Tyson Foods Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein with leading brands including Tyson, Jimmy...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market – Roller Coaster, August 6th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market continued a roller coaster year with a dramatic decline in lean hog futures last...

What Livestock Owners Should Know About Vesicular Stomatitis, By Russ Daly Professor,...

Because it’s not a common occurrence in most areas every year, reports of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in the media often raise questions among livestock...

Pig Survivability Featured in August 2019 Animal Science Research Webinars

he Pork Checkoff is presenting a free Animal Science Research Webinar Series during the month of August. The series is themed around pig survivability...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move, July 30th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move Last week the average 53-54% lean market hog in USA went from 71.79...

Improved Diagnostics, Sampling, Planning Needed to Reduce ASF Risk from Soybean Meal

Farmscape for July 24, 2019 The Swine Health Information Center says to better address the risk of imported soybean meal harboring African Swine Fever, we...