Quick facts Gut microflora, diet and increases in pathogens interact in swine digestion. Formulating diets is a key tool for maintaining gut health and preventing intestinal disease, especially when using less antibiotics. The digestive tract serves as a direct path...
Christensen Farms (CF) recently released its inaugural Sustainability Report to their employees, contract farmers partners and made available publicly through their company website. “We continue to live in a world where there is not only a strong desire, but an...
E. coli has been an issue in several nurseries across the United States. Scours, death loss, and poor gain have all been issues that producers with affected herds have had to deal with. In today’s roundtable talk, Dr. Dean...
The 2022 U.S. Pork Industry Sustainability Report establishes the We Care® Ethical Principles as tools to measure on-farm sustainability efforts. National Pork Board released its official U.S. Pork Industry Sustainability Report as a part of its continuous efforts to produce...
The National Pork Producers Council has hired Dr. Anna Forseth for the newly created position of director of animal health. She will focus on foreign animal disease prevention and preparedness, as well as antibiotic use and resistance issues. “We welcome...
Source: Grain News There are a lot of new agricultural technologies heading your way. How do you sort which technologies to put your money on from the ones to pass up? John Hartnett, CEO and founder of SVG Ventures and...
It is well accepted that the weaning event is complex and stressful as there are major changes for newly  weaned pigs in housing, environment, and nutrition—all accentuated by transportation stress. While  the industry continues to search for the best...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Markets were rocked by Geopolitical issues this past week. Lean Hog Futures declined. Corn – Soybeans jumped. Oil – Gas jumped. Stock markets fell. Our Observations Despite Lean Hog Futures falling near $5, Friday...
We are glad to present you our new website: www.msd-animal-health-swine.com, an amazing tool that will become a reference site for the swine sector. A modern website that will be constantly evolving and growing, where you can find all the...
Batch farrowing made sense for Nate and Doug Hoeing’s sow operation. The brothers run a 1,200-sow operation on a family farm in Rush County, Indiana. Farrowing sows once a month instead of weekly offers a couple of major benefits. “The...
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