Want to maximize lactating sow feed intake? Put her in control

Automated farrowing feeding lets you and your sows drive feed intake and productivity. By: Rich Lepper, Nedap Livestock Management Ad libitum feeding is the most common...

Verizon, US Cellular, and AT&T Risk Silencing Barn Alarms Reliant on Old Dial-Out Tech.

TOUCHTONE-DEPENDENT ALARMS RISK FAILURE AS CARRIERS UPGRADE NETWORK. AT&T and Verizon are shutting down old 3G networks and discontinuing landline services across the country to...

Veterinarians answer questions on influenza

Source: PigHealthToday.com With influenza A virus (IAV-S) in swine continuing to cause performance losses on US pig farms, veterinarians have taken up the mantle to...

Get Precise Water Flow Control with Crystal Spring`s Adaptive-Flow™ Technology

A few years ago, our team started discussing how we could take our feeder nipples to the next level using our innovative solutions that...

Hog trend sloppy but headed higher

“Charting is a little like surfing. You don’t have to know a lot about the physics of tides, resonance, and fluid dynamics in order...

Hogs looking up but in no hurry

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Smart farming with free access stalls

Innovative group sow housing without electronics. Today ag news is full of information about the latest digital equipment promising to revolutionize farming.  Nowhere is this...

Virulent PRRS outbreaks in grow-finish require fast action to cut losses

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,...

5 Ways to Protect Pigs and the Pork Industry from African Swine Fever

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...

A Technical Perspective on Reducing Limitations to Genetic Expression

Identifying the right animals to improve commercial production starts with our people.   
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