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License granted to market products with partner genetics Acuity recently announced the strategic selection of the company’s genetic partner: Topigs Norsvin. With this new agreement, both Acuity and Topigs Norsvin have been granted a license to market products in the...
New Nedap Farrowing Feeding with Wireless Activator feeds based on need. To help producers meet the unique nutritional needs of lactating sows, Nedap Livestock Management has introduced Nedap Activator, an add-on to Nedap Farrowing Feeding that automatically drops feed when...
Ralco announced today it has launched its revitalized swine nursery nutrition program, Tactical Start™. The launch of Tactical Start™ marks continued advancement in Ralco’s nursery nutrition products. Tactical Start™ nursery nutrition is built on driving early feed intake, providing...
Pork imports by the world’s top consumer may fall as much as 30% next year as the recovery of China’s hog herd from African swine fever exceeds expectations, Pan Chenjun, a senior livestock analyst with Rabobank, said on Tuesday. Overseas...
A tale of two pigs Picture this: Two pigs walk up to a scale. Pig 1 walks on, and the scale says the pig is in the heavier half of the group. The pig walks off and is automatically directed to...
In the scientific field, the nature vs. nurture debate is the subject of numerous studies when looking at human behavior. Are your actions and personality determined by your genes or by the environment you’re raised in? In many cases,...
These days, the list of apps you can download is endless, but for pork producers, one that enhances breeding decisions may be priceless. With this in mind, the Hendrix Genetics swine app is harnessing the latest technology to give...
California law increases square footage requirements and prohibits gestation stalls. Set to take effect on January 1, 2022, California's Proposition 12 will prohibit the sale of pork not raised according to specific production guidelines.   This restriction includes pork produced in...
Did you know? Sow nutritional needs are up to three times higher during lactation than during gestation. Miss the mark, even for a week or two, and you’ll pay the price in performance. That’s where Nedap Farrowing Feeding with wireless...
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...
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