How will Prop 12 affect sow housing?

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...

Hogs contained in symmetrical triangle, seize the break-out

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Sow mortality records need an overhaul

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...

UPDATE: Progress toward PRRSv-resistant pigs

Swine producers are well aware of the devastating effects that Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSv) can have on their herd. While USDA and...

Free Access Stalls live-action video.

Click to watch a video of Free Access Stalls in use. Hog Slat's Free Access Stall provides the animals with freedom of movement in and...

Mexico agrees to resume pork shipments from Smithfield plant in U.S.

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...

Internal biosecurity essential to endemic disease control on pig farms

Reprinted from:PigHealthToday.com Establishing effective internal biosecurity protocols is critical to breaking the circular spread of influenza and other pathogens between sow farms and growing sites,...

Brookside Agra’s Brook-Lytes Provides Buffered Electrolytes For Swine

Brookside Agra has expanded its animal health and nutrition product line to include Brook-Lytes -- a non-medicated, pH-buffered electrolyte for pigs of all stages...

Podcast: The Role of Joy and Strengths in Company Culture | Tomer Yogev

Summary Tomer Yogev is an executive coach to leading entrepreneurs and innovators, a professor of Entrepreneurship, a sought-after board member & advisor, retired serial entrepreneur, and a...

Feeding system automates collection of performance data of small pigs

Advancements in farm technology over the past several decades has led to the development of several automated feeding and weighing systems, including those that...
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