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Solution helps maximize healthy litters and support reproductive health Reproductive disease in swine herds can be extremely costly for producers, not only impacting overall herd health, but also the bottom line. Often found in combination with one another, these diseases...
Source: New Standard Group The New Standard team is all about the advancement of taking care of our animals in this industry. So are quite a few of our producers we come across in this field. Over the course of...
Labor is an issue for the pork industry with no easy solution in sight. Farms of all sizes are increasingly looking at foreign labor to help on their operations. Recruiting and retaining successful employees can be a daunting, expensive and...
We look at a different method to provide heat for weaned pigs using radiant tube heaters. Most systems using forced air or convection heating also rely on some type of infrared or radiant heat, at least for the first...
PigFlow Revolutionizes Pork Production Methods and Management, Will Showcase at 2021 World Pork Expo. SwineTech, Inc., the ag tech company that leverages voice recognition and behavioral tracking to safely raise pigs and reduce production inefficiencies, today announced that it has...
PigFlow Revolutionizes Pork Production Methods and Management, Will Showcase at 2021 World Pork Expo. SwineTech, Inc., the ag tech company that leverages voice recognition and behavioral tracking to safely raise pigs and reduce production inefficiencies, today announced that it has...
Farmscape for November 2, 2020 Feature Report 11:20 Listen The Technical Services Manager with Hypor-Hendrix Genetics suggests the body condition of the sow is the most important factor to focus on in preparation for farrowing. Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium 2020,...
February exports of U.S. beef and pork remained below the rapid pace established in early 2020, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). However, exports were consistent with USMEF’s February projections...
The Dominican Republic will slaughter tens of thousands of pigs after detecting outbreaks of African swine fever in 11 of the country's 32 provinces, authorities said on Monday. Fernando Duran, administrator of the state-run Banco Agricola, told a news conference...
by Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Genetics In my last commentary, I was questioning the CME and its disconnect to the cash hog market, and I would like to continue on that path.  A few years ago, actual basis contracts became popular...
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