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Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com Keeping sow mortality rates in check is not only critical to a farm’s productivity and cost structure, it’s key to ensuring the public’s trust in the care and well-being of food-production animals. Yet in recent years, the US...
Forward margins strengthened since the end of October on higher Lean Hog futures while trends in projected feed costs were mixed with relatively flat corn prices as soybean meal recently spiked. Labor constraints are beginning to exert more impact...
Respiratory disease is common in pigs. While we typically associate respiratory signs with pathogens such as influenza A virus (IAV), porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), porcine circovirus 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, clinical disease is the outcome...
Farmscape for April 13, 2021 Full Interview 14:31 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center reports a particularly pathogenic strain of PRRS appears to have run its course and the incidence of PRRS in the United States...
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...
Source: PigHealthToday.com A new, single-dose vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to protect pigs from before weaning to slaughter, helping prevent secondary infections and performance losses associated with the costly disease. The modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine,...
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...
North Carolina-based biotech startup Resilient Biotics has raised $7.1 million in a Series A round co-led by Berkeley Catalyst Fund and Fulcrum Global Capital. Other investors joining the round included Elanco Animal Health, Innovation in Motion, and Viking Global Investors. Founded...
Our esteemed panel debates many hot topics in the Pork Industry. -Rebecca Davis from Barton Hog Farms in Homer Michigan -TJ Klopp, Owner of Cedar Villa Farms in Zurich Ontario Canada -Aaron Juergens, Owner of Sunburst Valley Farms in Carroll Iowa -Chris Van...
U.S. agriculture giant Cargill and French biotech firm InnovaFeed said they aim to feed 20 million piglets with insect oil by 2026 as part of a wider alternative protein deal. Insect feed has become an increasingly popular alternative in agriculture...
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