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Central exhaust systems are a commonly used ventilation method in pig barns. But how do they work and what are the advantages and disadvantages of these systems? We will elaborate on this in this article. What is a central exhaust...
Indiana pork producers are helping keep supplies of pork steady for domestic consumption and for exports. Indiana pork producers had 4.1 million hogs and pigs on farms on March 1. That was up 350,000 head from the same time a...
A new study published by a Kansas State University researcher and her team looks at how the current outbreak of African swine fever in China and Europe could be spreading through feed and feed ingredients. As an African swine fever...
  American Humane-the country's first national humane organization-announced that Indiana's popular agritourism attraction, The Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks Farms, has achieved certification under the American Humane CertifiedTM farm animal welfare program.   The program uses rigorous, science-based standards-verified through independent, third-party audits-to...
As an African swine fever outbreak has moved rapidly throughout China and threatens to spread to new countries in Europe, a Kansas State University researcher continues to understand the possible routes for disease introduction and transmission. Megan Niederwerder, Kansas State...
R. Hinson, B. Hill, M. Walsh, D. Sholly, D. Kelly, M. Cobb, L. Peddireddi, S. Radcliffe, A. Sutton, A. Schinckel, and B. Richert Department of Animal Sciences Introduction The swine industry has undergone many production changes over the past two decades. Production...
Semen Boar Management Program Housing Temperature control Nutrition Age Frequency of collection Health program Hygiene Proper equipment and lab area Temperature control At collection Processing Storage Techniques for assessment of semen quality of individual sires and ejaculates Water source...
Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Genetics abentley@genesus.com “Capitalize on confusion” The pork show season is almost over and we get to visit with a lot of people in the pork industry during this time. I am going to piggy back off Jim Long’s comments...
Source: FAO Overview Hazard: African swine fever (ASF) is a viral disease affecting pigs and wild boar with up to 100% case fatality rate. ASF reported administrative areas since August 2018: China: Anhui, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shanxi, Yunnan, Hunan, Guizhou,...
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