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NPB hosted a webinar following the report release to help pork producers understand the publicly available information. USDA released a Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report on Dec. 23. This report shows U.S. inventory of all hogs and pigs as of Dec....
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, with Swine Vet Center in St. Peter, Minnesota, was called to diagnose and treat the...
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 swine, swine germplasm, swine products, and swine byproducts from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin...
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 Animal Disease protection zone in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is another important...
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 fever (ASF). Here is what U.S. pork producers can do to protect their pig herds and...
USDA released its Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report on June 24. The report showed on June 1, 2021: Inventory of all hogs and pigs on June 1, 2021, was 75.7 million head. This was down 2% from June 1, 2020, but...
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 successful strategy involves spreading hog facility maintenance tasks across different timelines to keep them from...
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 trust in the care and well-being of food-production animals. Yet in recent years, the US...
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 speed of hog slaughtering at a massive Oklahoma pork plant, according to court records. Seaboard...
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 technology to revolutionize the Industry. Learn more below with our interview with Justin Fix;  Director,...
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