A case for batch farrowing

Batch farrowing used to be a common practice, but as farms got bigger, continuous-flow production became the norm. Now it appears batch farrowing is...

SHIC Monitoring ASF Implications of Asian Breeding Swine Herd Repopulation

Farmscape for August 25, 2020 Full Interview 12:18 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is paying close attention to efforts to repopulate breeding herds across...

Boars from Small Litters Offer Superior Reproductive Performance

Farmscape for November 6, 2020 Symposium Presentation 47:28 Listen A Swine Reproductive Physiologist with Zinpro says boars that originate from small sized litters tend to...

Rapid scours diagnosis key to limiting piglet mortality

Diarrhea or scours in baby pigs can cause a rapid decline in health as animals become dehydrated and develop systemic infections. Diagnosing and identifying...

Virulent PRRS outbreaks in grow-finish require fast action to cut losses

A particularly difficult variant of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus recently hit hog farms in south-central Minnesota. Henry Johnson, DVM, with...

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Jefo production plant

This investment will increase production to meet growing international demand. Jefo, a world leader in animal health and nutrition that offers alternatives to antibiotics to...

Bilateral Trade Agreements Important for Maintaining Trade During ASF

Farmscape for July 19, 2021 Full Interview 14:23 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says bilateral trade agreements that outline how...

Clayton Johnson receives Leman Science in Practice award

Swine veterinarian Clayton Johnson, DVM, has been awarded the 2020 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award. Johnson, a partner and veterinarian at Carthage Veterinary...

Pork Producers Warned of New Strain of Strep Zoo

Farmscape for May 19, 2021 Full Interview 13:35 Listen The Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is warning pork producers of the risks posed by...

World Animal Health Groups Band Together Against African Swine Fever

A recent announcement by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations calls for...
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