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Extend Hog Facility Longevity with Quarterly and Annual Maintenance Checks

Quarterly or annual maintenance checks support hog facility longevity and can be scheduled with a change of season or pig flow schedule. On-farm tasks that...

First-hand ASF experience offers lessons for US industry

Plan for the worst; hope for the best. That’s good advice for many situations but particularly accurate when it comes to African swine fever...

Advances in sampling offer greater success in enteric disease control

Producers and veterinarians should “begin with the end in mind” when it comes to diagnosing disease and planning control strategies, according to Eric Burrough,...

Analysis: USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – Q2 2021

USDA released its Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report on June 24. The report showed on June 1, 2021: Inventory of all hogs and pigs...

Weekly Hog Facility Maintenance

Read our list of practical steps to add to your weekly checklist to prevent longer term repairs and make overall maintenance easier. Part of a...

Podcast: A Planet of Plenty | Dr. Mark Lyons

About the Guest Dr. Mark Lyons represents the second generation of the global business his father, Dr. Pearse Lyons founded in 1980. With experience working in...

Sow mortality trends: Experts dissect the current state of affairs

Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com Keeping sow mortality rates in check is not only critical to a farm’s productivity and cost structure, it’s key to ensuring the public’s...

Seaboard Foods fails in attempt to delay U.S. hog slaughter limits

A U.S. judge has denied Seaboard Foods' attempt to delay a federal court decision that would force the nation's second-biggest pig producer to slow...

New Premium Pork Line Available at Target

Source: Pork Checkoff Tyson’s Chairman’s Reserve premium pork product line can now be found in 49 Super Target locations in seven states. The four new premium...

Developing data-driven biosecurity programs

Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com Pablo Moreno, DVM Pablo Moreno, DVM, Swine Veterinary and Production International Service LLC, recently spoke with Pig Health Today about implementing best biosecurity practices...
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