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Central exhaust systems are a commonly used ventilation method in pig barns. But how do they work and what are the advantages and disadvantages of these systems? We will elaborate on this in this article. What is a central exhaust...
Source: Reuters The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) allowed three pork plants to increase processing line speeds this month as part of a trial program, reviving a policy that started under the Trump administration. The approvals will allow meat companies to...
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,...
Batch farrowing used to be a common practice, but as farms got bigger, continuous-flow production became the norm. Now it appears batch farrowing is making a comeback, according to John Deen, DVM, PhD, distinguished global professor at the University...
EW Nutrition, a global provider of animal nutrition solutions, announced today that it has acquired the Feed Quality and Pigments business from Novus International, Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, EW Nutrition becomes the owner of world-renowned brands...
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Farmscape for April 8, 2022 Iowa Minnesota Presentation 46:15 Listen The President of Minnesota Pork Producers warns California's Proposition 12 will have an impact on pork production practices not only throughout the United States but also in Canada. Proposition...
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...
Reprinted from: PigHealthToday.com The upward trendline of sow mortality over the past several years is noteworthy and needs to be addressed. But until farms have a clearer understanding of why a gilt or sow leaves the breeding herd, progress will...
Dr. Alyssa Betlach, member of the Maria Pieters Myco Lab, recently published a study on the natural transmission of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in Veterinary Microbiology. The study evaluated transmission rate in a naïve gilt population and compared various sample types...
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