Effect of Immune Challenge on Different Genotypes: How Sick Do They Get?

M.T. Leininger, C.P. Portocarrero, C.A. Bidwell, M.E. Spurlock, J.N. Nielsen, and K.L. Houseknecht Department of Animal Sciences and Purina Mills Introduction There is a significant economic incentive...

The dark side of pig mineral nutrition

When it comes to your animals’ mineral diet, you’ve likely never been thinking about “Star Wars” but just like the characters of the epic...

COVID-19 Creates Unprecedented Gap Between Live Hog and Retail Pork Prices

Farmscape for May 5, 2020 Full Interview 8:09 Listen HAMS Marketing Services says reduced U.S. pork processing capacity due to COVID-19 has resulted in an...

The world is running out of antibiotics. This researcher is working on finding a...

With too few antibiotics under development to keep up with the rise of antibiotic-resistant infections, the world is starting to run out of antibiotics. That...

Biological and Behavioral Indicators of Stress in the Boar

With the advent of increased public awareness and appreciation for animal well-being in livestock production, it is becoming necessary to understand more specifically how...

Genetic Analysis of Strep Zoo Underway

Farmscape for December 17, 2019 Full Interview 9:12 Listen U.S. researchers are stepping up their focus on Streptococcus zooepidemicus. On behalf of the Swine Health Information...

Recommended Holding Times for Decontamination of Feedstuffs Decreased

Farmscape for May 14, 2019 Full Interview 10:00 Listen Scientists with South Dakota State University have updated the holding times necessary to deactivate viral...

Ready… Set… GROW: Getting Weaned Pigs Off To a Good Start

You’re starting a new group of pigs, and you want to have your best closeout possible. The most important component to achieving this, is...

National Pork Board Study Defines China’s Growing Need For Protein

  New research details ways that U.S. pork can fill China’s immediate protein gap A new report from the National Pork Board digs into the growing...

Podcast: Swine Time Episode 13: We slowed pigs down: What was the effect and...

Episode 13: We slowed pigs down: What was the effect and where do we go from here? SwineTime host, Dr. Spencer Wayne, converses...
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