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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...
Make your pads last longer, the 80-80 rule, don't operate your evap system between 10 pm and 10 am, and airspeed is what makes evap cooling work. As hot outside air moves through wet cool cell pads, it loses heat...
The new Flex-Flo XD ULTRA Unloader from AP adapts to a variety of configurations and capacities to meet today’s demanding swine production requirements. The Flex-Flo XD ULTRA Unloader features a wear plate made from fiberglass-filled nylon  material that provides four...
Margins strengthened over the second half of April as soaring hog prices more than made up for a significant increase in feed costs since the middle of the month. The hog market continues to be supported by strong demand...
U.S. lean hog futures firmed on Tuesday on higher cash hog prices and improving pork packer margins and as soaring feed costs stoked concerns about tighter hog supplies. Corn futures prices surged more than 5% on Tuesday after the U.S....
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...
Here is what users are saying about FeedView® Download the complete PDF Hog and poultry operations save money by cutting emergency deliveries, reducing the amount of leftover feed, and the vacuuming and landfill charges associated with disposing of wasted feed. Livestock...
Mexico is allowing a Smithfield Foods’ hog plant in North Carolina, the world’s biggest, to resume shipments of pork products after blocking them two months ago over quality concerns, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Smithfield’s plant in Tar...
Source: Harvest Public Network Al Wulfekuhle doesn’t take biosecurity lightly. The pork producer showers before he goes into a barn and again as he leaves and asks the same of his employees. He even built a truck wash at his farm...
About the Guest Casey L. Bradley was born and raised on a swine and mixed crop operation in SW Michigan. She received a B.S. in Animal Science from Michigan State University. After graduation, Casey worked for New Fashion Pork on...
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