Solving sow lameness starts with prevention, By Bill Minton, DVM, Four Star Veterinary Service

Lameness issues continue to be a significant problem in sow herds, causing 40% to 50% of all sow removals, according to Bill Minton, DVM,...

Start with the gilt-development unit for Mhp elimination, By Melissa Hensch, DVM, director...

Source: PigHealthToday.com US pig producers have made a big push to eliminate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhp) from their herds as a way to capture more value...

Does type of creep feed matter? By Daniel Columbus, Prairie Swine Center

Daniel Columbus, Michael Wellington, and Jade Sands Prairie Swine Centre, Inc. Creep Feeding Inconsistencies Creep feeding is a common practice throughout the pork industry. There are a...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, Hog Weights Dropping…. Hogs Are Not Backing Up 

By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Wednesday, January 19, 2022  GRAINS:  I had a nice day off. Wheat prices bottomed out while I was away. What a pleasant development. A...

Biosecurity Guidelines for Pork Producers, By Morgan Morrow NC State

Introduction Skip to Introduction It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. Instead producers aim for minimal disease status;...

Choosing a Disinfectant.

Dylan Lape, DVM Pork Veterinary Solutions June 6, 2021 Introduction: As Albert Einstein once said, “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting  different results.”...

We’re underestimating the cost of sow mortality, By John Deen

Source: PigHealthToday.com When a sow doesn’t reach her full potential, the cost to the farm and the cost to the income stream of the sow...

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, January 12th 2021

By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Wednesday, January 12, 2022  GRAINS:  Grains are slightly lower in the early trade. Today is dump day, the USDA will dump a huge amount...

A Positive Pig Report, By Jason Franken from Western Illinois University

he USDA’s December Hogs and Pigs report places the December 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 74.2 million head, down about 1%...

Crickets, Pot, and Pigs! Oh My! A View of 2022…By Scott Haskell, Michigan State...

here has never been a time in history with as much going on in food safety and food law. Scott Haskell lists over 20...
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