Decontamination protocols fail to disinfect incoming hog supplies

Biosecurity protocols are critical to keeping the US hog herd healthy, and one of the regular tasks is to disinfect a wide range of...

What they don’t tell you in veterinary school: Take care of yourself

A romanticized view of the veterinary profession, gleaned from sources like the famous Brit, James Herriot’s novel “All Creatures Great and Small,” doesn’t always...

Preparing for Periods of Low Prices, By Jim Marzolf Vice President – Pipestone Business...

For most pork producers, 2020 has not been a year of profitability. Without government program payments and a short-term spike in cut-out prices in...

USDA Invests $11.65 Million To Control Destructive Feral Swine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $11.65 million in 14 projects to help agricultural producers and private landowners trap and control feral...

PRRSGard® vaccine now available in U.S. market

Modified-live PRRS vaccine has innovative chimeric construction. Pharmgate Animal Health is pleased to announce PRRSGard®, an innovative, modified-live vaccine, is available broadly in the U.S....

Treat Sows As Individuals, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services

Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting Services I consider myself a practical consultant. I often share with young managers the idea that 100% of 80 is better...

U.S. Pork Sector Launches Biosecurity Gap Analysis

Farmscape for July 14, 2020 Full Interview 7:08 Listen A Fort Collins, Colorado based analytics firm will conduct an assessment of the U.S. pork sector's...

Lawsuit says Tyson Foods misled shareholders about COVID-19 protocols

U.S. meat and poultry processor Tyson Foods Inc was sued on Tuesday for allegedly defrauding shareholders with misleading disclosures about its ability to combat...

Piglets Need Better Immune Competence

Swine producers are facing regulatory issues such as reducing pharmacological levels of zinc oxide post-weaning and reducing the use of antibiotics. These demands increase...

Aaron Holliday Named to 2021 Pork Leadership Institute Team

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the National Pork Board (NPB) have announced the members of the 2021 Pork Leadership Institute (PLI). Aaron Holliday...
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