by Phillip H. Howard, Civil Eats “As consumers are given the appearance of more choices, actual ownership of these brands is held by a decreasing number of firms behind the scenes,” including Cargill, Tyson, and Nestlé. early every week a major...
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...
A gap is a hole in prices which occurs when the current day’s high is below the previous day’s low or when the current days low is above the previous day’s high. Gaps indicate a sudden change of direction...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of all live swine, swine germplasm, swine products, and swine byproducts from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin...
Farmscape for September 14, 2021 USDA/APHIS ASF Webinar 1:28:47 Listen The Chief Veterinary Officer for the United States is confident mitigation strategies in place in the Caribbean are sufficient to keep African Swine Fever from moving from that region to...
“Receiving this award is something I will carry with me for my whole life,” said Elzette, the health services assistant for Iowa Select Farms. “It was completely unexpected but I’m so honored.” Elzette is referring to her well-deserved Select Pride...
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...
“We come to work every day to give the best animal care we can,” says Randy, a multiplication manager. “We stay focused on improving and winning SelectPride is an awesome plus for us.” Congratulations to Randy, Barry and Nate for...
Source: Reuters China's state planner said on Monday it will continue to buy pork for state reserves to support weak prices in the world's top pork consuming market. Beijing bought more than 50,000 tonnes of the meat during July after hog...
Our vision for animal welfare is simple: to be a leader in animal welfare through compassionate care based in sound science. Part of being a leader means an openness to creative thinking, innovation, and continuing to develop practices. We...
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