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Source: Quad City Times Wisconsin-based meat processing company Fair Oaks Foods plans to build a $134 million facility in Davenport to make bacon. The 150,000 square-foot facility will be in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center near I-80. City and economic development...
Source: WCF Courier CEDAR FALLS – A rural Cedar Falls man has been arrested on animal neglect charges after hundreds of pigs died at his farm in December. Black Hawk County sheriff’s deputies arrested 38-year-old Nolan Otto Dewall on Monday on...
Iowa State University veterinarians have taken on the role of gumshoe detectives as they investigate how an aggressive bacterial strain has spread among central Iowa pork production facilities. The bacteria, called Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP), has showed up in nine central...
Finishing Up Pouring Concrete For Our New Hog Barn- In this one the building package shows up for the carpenters, while the dirt work crew finishes up backfilling around the hog barn. Finally the concrete crew shows up and...
A Day On A Family Hog Farm- In this one the boys take you through a day on their family pig farm. They start by getting the north hog barn all ready to go for some pigs. The next...
Source: FAO Overview Hazard: African swine fever (ASF) is a viral disease affecting pigs and wild boar with up to 100% case fatality rate. ASF reported administrative areas since August 2018: China: Anhui, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shanxi, Yunnan, Hunan, Guizhou,...
On September 3, 2020 Choice officially launched the CG36 gilt in the US through a virtual webinar. The CG36 is the culmination of the best genes from the M3 Large-White and the M6 Landrace. She was developed with great care...
Focus on maximizing margins with increasing feed prices using these five areas that may involve feed savings. After a tumultuous 2020 on and off the farm, America’s pig farmers are now facing extremely high swine feed costs. And, with this...
Source: Reuters China posted its highest quarterly pork production in more than three years during January through March, data showed on Monday, reflecting a boost in breeding following a disease-led decline. China produced 15.61 million tonnes of pork in the first...
 Sawyer Whisler from This’LL Do Farms in Southeast Iowa joins the Swine Web Podcast.  His strong opinions lead to a “Hot Take” about the threat of Cell Cultured Meat and how this could pivot how the industry functions. As...
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