The pros and cons of central exhaust systems in pig barns

Central exhaust systems are a commonly used ventilation method in pig barns. But how do they work and what are the advantages and disadvantages...

Lewis & Clark AgriFood Leads $7.7 Million Series A Financing Round in BinSentry Inc.

Lewis & Clark AgriFood, a St. Louis based food and agriculture focused investment firm, today announced the closing of a $7.7 million investment round...

North America’s hog farmers face prolonged pain as pandemic gives way to glut

North America’s hog farmers face prolonged pain beyond the COVID-19 pandemic that has interrupted packing plants , as a pig glut in the United...

Dr. Egan Brockhoff of Prairie Swine Health Services named Food Animal Veterinarian of the...

Congratulations to our own Dr. Egan Brockhoff on this well-deserved prestigious award! In recognition for his veterinary career, Dr. Egan Brockhoff of Prairie Swine Health...

Sows’ comfort zone is between 18°C and 20°C

Do you know that sows’ comfort zone is between 18°C and 20°C? Above this range, the sow starts suffering from heat stress. The impact...

Dr. Brockhoff named Food Animal Veterinarian of the Year

OTTAWA In recognition for his veterinary career, Dr. Egan Brockhoff was presented with the Merck Veterinary Award by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. As a...

OIE Approves Registration of VetMAX African Swine Fever Virus Detection Kit in Diagnostics Manual

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) recently approved the registration of the Applied Biosystems VetMAX African Swine Fever Virus Detection Kit from Thermo Fisher Scientific...

Hogs in a triangle, catch the 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...
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