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Intrauterine PED Vaccine Shows Promise

Farmscape for March 4, 2021 Full Interview 7:48 Listen The administration of vaccines to sows and gilts along with the semen during artificial insemination is...

China’s soymeal futures plunge on pig disease concerns

China’s soymeal futures slid nearly 5% in their sharpest decline in eight years on Friday, as investors took profit and new African swine fever...

Podcast: Maintaining a Sow’s Condition During Lactation | Todd Heisterkamp

Todd Heisterkamp was raised in a multi-generational farm family in western Iowa. Being a young man witnessing the struggles of his family during the...

Researchers Evaluate Potential of Video to Help Improve Pork Quality

Farmscape for February 10, 2021 Full Interview 12:58 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine have found using body cameras, similar to those...

SHIC Advises of Particularly Nasty Strain of PRRS

Farmscape for February 8, 2021 Full Interview 9:49 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is drawing the attention of pork producers to an increase in...

Innovative Solutions for Simpler Barn Water Management

We decided to completely rethink barn water management because we believe there is always a better way. Whether it’s a more effective way to...

Podcast: 2021 Outlook: True vs Truth | Jim Long

About the Guest Jim Long is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. He is responsible for the direction of Genesus,...

Genesus vs. MetaFarms

Genesus vs. MetaFarms Genesus Nursery and Finishing Data is compared to MetaFarms Production Summary. Genesus data is from a large USA grow-finish sample. MetaFarms is...

What A Delay On Canada’s Gestation Crate Ban Will Mean For Pig Welfare

Source: Forbes In 2014, Canada’s pork industry vowed to end their use of gestation crates—individual pens in which pregnant pigs are confined—by 2024. Now, industry...
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