Early identification critical in preventing sow lameness, By Michael Pierdon from Four Star Veterinary...

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com Sow lameness continues to trouble hog operations in the US, causing high numbers of involuntary removals from herds. These expensive sow removals...

Variables Add to Challenges of Higher Global Food Prices, By Keith Good from the...

Financial Times writers Emiko Terazono and Michael Pooler reported this week that, “After enduring the worst drought in nearly a century followed by a...

Reduce sow mortality with documentation and intervention, By Randy Jones from Four Star Veterinary...

The cause of high sow-mortality rates may be tough to determine, but producers can take steps to address the problems and lower rates, according...

Common mistakes to avoid during PRRS elimination, By Brad Leuwerke, DVM, with Swine Vet...

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com Eliminating porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus from a breeding herd is not a simple task, and no herd acts exactly...

The Livestock Industry’s Response To Meatless Meat, by Maggie Cornelius, Department of Agricultural and...

Meatless meat sales grew rapidly in between 2019-2021. The Good Food Institute reports that plant-based meat dollar sales have increased 43% over the past...

Stop the Spread.By: Dr. Evan Koep, Veterinarian, Pipestone Veterinary Services

PRRS, the 4-letter abbreviation that should make any hog producer shutter. The extensive disease pressure this year has likely caused this feeling more than...

Enhance Nutrition Performance In Three Steps, By: Jenna Hauglid Nutrition and Procurement Supervisor,...

We all know that nutrition is a key component to successful pig performance. So, what takes nutrition from good to better to best? A...

Swine Facility Value Considerations, By Garry Streich from Compeer Financial

Being out in the field and interacting with a wide variety of market participants, it is common for appraisers to share market information with...

Real-world confirmation of virus survival in feed ingredients

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com It’s well known today that several swine viruses can survive in feed ingredients under laboratory research conditions. But how does that translate...

U.S. Hog Producers and California Consumers, Impacted by State’s Implementation of Animal Welfare Rule,...

Late last week, Associated Press writer Scott McFetridge reported that, “Thanks to a reworked menu and long hours, Jeannie Kim managed to keep her...
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