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

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

Pork Checkoff Update: Federal Order Issued For ASF Protection Zone

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of all live...

African Swine Fever Protection Zone

The protection zone is another important step in keeping African swine fever out of the U.S. USDA’s announcement that it will be pursuing a Foreign...

5 Ways to Protect Pigs and the Pork Industry from African Swine Fever

National Pork Board (NPB) is collaborating with multiple governments and industry partners to protect the U.S. from foreign animal diseases (FADs), including African swine...

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...

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...

The Acuity Story- Access exclusive details regarding this newly launched Swine Genetics company

Get in the “Swineweb” with Acuity Swine Genetics. This newly launched swine genetics company owned by the Maschhhoff’s exudes industry excitement with cutting edge...
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