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Farmscape for February 25, 2022 Full Interview 11:17 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are working to develop strategies that will allow an increased use of pea starch in swine rations. Extremely finely ground feed ingredients...
Source: Barchart Pork is a staple for people worldwide. While some religions ban pork consumption, the meat remains a very popular item on restaurant menus and at-home dining. China is the world’s most populous country and the leading pork consumer....
Happy to share that the core section of Prairie Hog Country’s first edition is 2022 was uploaded to press earlier this week. Its 60 pages are jam packed with the all the latest hog news and information. Included is...
Business began unravelling for Thai pig farmer Jintana Jamjumrus two years ago, after dozens of her animals got feverish and died within days of a mysterious illness she suspected of being a viral disease with no known vaccine, African...
Source: Business World PORK PRODUCERS said support from private investors will be needed to help the hog industry recover from the ongoing outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). “The swine industry’s recovery may greatly depend on investment from the private sector,...
To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which is expected to hold the market from potential decline. Resistance- a price area or trend line...
Farmscape for January 7, 2022 Full Interview 16:02 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center reports an increase in PRRS in grow-finish operations since September resulted in an increase in outbreaks in breeding herds last month. The...
Full Interview 10:22 Listen   The president of Truck Wash Technologies says animal welfare is the primary motivation behind efforts to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of equipment and strategies designed to clean and disinfect swine transport vehicles. Truck Wash...
National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) reports: The Chinese finance ministry says it will raise the import duties on most pork products in 2022. Reuters reports that the move comes after China rapidly expanded its domestic production and has less of...
The last two years of the Coronavirus pandemic offers a glimpse into the challenges pig farmers have faced for decades. While the world is struggling to cope with one virus and its variants, pig farmers routinely deal with multiple...
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