Greg Wideman from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Modelling Influenza Transmission Rates: Dose...

Influenza is a major cause of mortality and morbidity in both pigs and people on a worldwide basis. Swine Influenza Virus (SwIV) are swine...

Can Pork Producers Rely on Antibiotic-Use-Based Product Differentiation To Be Competitive? By Heather Gessner...

Written collaboratively by Bindu Paudel and Deepthi Kolady. Reviewed by Heather Gessner. The United States is the second-largest consumer of antibiotics in animal agriculture. The...

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, PRRSV Recombination Can Result In...

In July 2019, a PRRSV-negative boar station in Demark was infected with a PRRSV recombinant that involved two PRRSV vaccine strains. At the time...

What’s in a name? Understanding how flu viruses are identified can help fine-tune swine...

Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) wasn’t always a major challenge for the US pork industry. The classical swine H1N1 virus that emerged around...

The $250 Billion Hog Equity Market, By Jim Huang Futures Market Executive

Highlights: China’s financial markets reopened Feb 18 after a week-long Spring Festival holiday; DCE Hog Futures rallied 6% with trading volume more than double...

The Optics of Sustainability in Agriculture, By By Todd Thurman

1.Todd Thurman, March 10, 2021 I have been working on a renewable energy related project recently, so I’ve been thinking a lot about the environment...

Training | Tools | Tracking, By Dr. Carissa Odland, Animal Welfare Director & Swine...

PIPESTONE and the families we work with are committed to producing safe food, protecting our environment, and providing the best care for our animals....

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, How Long Before Marketing Should We...

In most supply chains there is a recognition that the system as a whole needs to be optimized. Having said that, there are still...

Research Drives Progress for Weaner Transport, By Geoff Geddes for Swine Innovation Porc

Absent opposable thumbs to grip the wheel, weaner pigs can only sit back and soak up the view. Ensuring their comfort during the trip...

Christine Pelland from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, What’s More Fun Than A Toy?...

  Environmental enrichment is an important part of maintaing animal welfare standards. The effect of environmental enrichment has previously been assessed in a number of...
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