The value of your pigs, Dr. Spencer Wayne Pipestone Veterinary Services

We’re in the middle of a slow moving train wreck and are faced with doing things we never conceived of doing.  Some economics are...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Packing Capacity Coming Back, May 11th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week U.S. Pork Packers started to recover some production capacity lost to Coronavirus plant issues. U.S. 2-day Harvest...

COVID-19 Impacts: Managing Market Hogs Destined for Local Meat Lockers, By: Lee Johnston, swine...

By: Lee Johnston, swine Extension specialist, Pedro Urriola, swine associate professor and Sarah Schieck Boelke, swine Extension educator The Situation: Pigs in an outdoor pen COVID-19 has...

Dennis Smith From Archer Financial Services, May 1st 2020

MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Friday May 1, 2020   LEAN HOGS: Volume was 55,600 with open interest up 540. Noticed that the Aug...

Physical Security is an Important Part of Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

n a previous life, I was a police officer and people often asked me how to improve the security of their homes and businesses....

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, April 16th 2020

China Purchased U.S. Beef Last Week By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday April 16, 2020 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called lower. Two Smithfield processing plants will...

Minimizing the impact COVID-19 has on your pig farm – if you fail to...

Across all corners of the globe, people’s lives have been severely disrupted by the Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) pandemic. Here in Ireland we are into...

Deadly swine-disease outbreak at buying station triggers search for mystery pathogen, By Daniel Gascho...

Source: PigHealthToday.com When a call came into the office last September reporting very high, unexplained sow mortalities, Daniel Gascho, DVM, didn’t expect it to be...

Maintaining Your Freedom to Farm, By Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Traveling to state pork association meetings this winter, from Iowa to Indiana to South Dakota and beyond, I have heard a lot of talk...

Four Keys for Effective Clean/Dirty Lines for On-Farm Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

The concept of a clean/dirty line is one of the most basic, fundamental concepts in on-farm biosecurity and perhaps the most important. It’s also...
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