SwineTime Podcast Episode 25: PRRS Virus 144 Lineage 1C

Pig farmers across the world have been dealing with the effects of PRRS for decades. Continued research shows different strains of the virus have...

New Corn Quality Concerns Publication Provides Timely Information for Swine Producers

Corn is a major ingredient in swine diets (ranging from 70 to 88% on a weight basis), which makes corn the primary energy source...

Supreme Court rejects meat industry lawsuit against California’s Proposition 12, the world’s strongest farm...

The Supreme Court of the United States rejected a challenge by the North American Meat Institute to California’s Proposition 12, a Humane Society of...

Court Ruling Undermines U.S. Pork Industry Competition

A federal district court ruling striking down pork harvest facility line speeds allowed under the USDA’s New Swine Inspection System (NSIS) will lead to...

July hogs turning upward

Market showing signs of a change of direction. Outside days, reversals, & breaking trend lines could contribute evidence of the turn. Increasing volume would...

Merck Animal Health Expands its SEQUIVITY Platform to include Sapovirus

New Vaccine Solves for Emerging Enteric Disease in Young Pigs Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, a...

Common sense evaporative cooling

Make your pads last longer, the 80-80 rule, don't operate your evap system between 10 pm and 10 am, and airspeed is what makes...

Federal Judge Ruling Disastrous for Small U.S. Hog Farmers

Left unchallenged, a recent federal district court ruling will result in a 2.5 percent loss in pork packing plant capacity nationwide, and more than...

Hogs approaching key junction

A price channel consists of two parallel trend-lines providing support (bottom) and resistance (top) lines that contain price fluctuations.  Channels may be bullish (slanting...

Daily Maintenance for Hog Facilities

Source: Pork Checkoff Click Here to Download Printable Checklist Manage a Well-Maintained Hog Facility Facilities are the single biggest investment on a hog farm and you want...
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