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Five steps for porcine circovirus control, By Dr Clayton Johnson

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com Evolving strains of porcine circovirus (PCV) mean careful monitoring and updating management strategies are key to controlling disease associated with the virus,...

University of Illinois Economist Issues Report: Overview Of The Meatless Meat Industry

Blog by Maggie Cornelius, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois The emergent "meatless meat" industry has sparked interest among consumers, investors, farmers,...

Analyzed values for P and phytate in feed ingredients

Phytic acid is the main storage of P in plants, and most P in plant feed ingredients is bound in the phytate complex. Because...

China’s 50% Slump in Pork Imports May Cool Global Food Costs

China’s record demand for foreign pork is about to crater after domestic prices plummeted, potentially easing pressure on the world meat market and cooling...

Stop Disease by Making a Change, By Charles Schelkopf from Prime Pork

“We have always been trying to achieve high health,” Charlie Schelkopf said. “We watch day-in and day-out how poor health gets in the way...

Branched Chain Amino Acids Levels in Swine Diets Containing Dried Distillers Grains With Solubles,...

Written collaboratively by David A. Clizer, South Dakota State University (SDSU); Paul M. Cline, Christensen Farms and Ryan S. Samuel, SDSU Extension.Inclusion of dried...

USDA Announces $500 Million For Expanded Meat & Poultry Processing Capacity

Today, USDA is announcing it intends to make significant investments to expand processing capacity and increase competition in meat and poultry processing to make...

Effects of reducing the concentration of Ca and P and increasing microbial phytase on...

The limited capacity for weanling pigs to secret HCl in the stomach may be exacerbated by inclusion of ingredients with high acid binding capacity...

The Maschhoffs Release Corporate Social Responsibility Partnership Report

This inaugural report sets a benchmark on some of the most important areas of the business and will be used as a waypoint on...

Hybrid rye may replace corn in diets for nursery pigs without negatively affecting average...

Dr. Molly McGhee, former PH D student from the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, presents results of research about the effects of feeding hybrid rye...

China’s Pig Population at Near Normal Levels After ASF, Chinese Hog Producers Urged to...

Bloomberg News reported this week that, “China’s hog population rose 24% in the year through May and has now almost fully recovered from the...

Well-developed gilts create foundational success

Source: PigHealthToday.com A sow farm, like a building, will crumble if the foundation isn’t functional, said Joel Sparks, DVM, with AMVC in Audubon, Iowa. Replacement...

CIH Hog Market Watch- June 2021

Margins were relatively flat over the first half of June as a selloff in hogs and the feed markets were largely offsetting. The hog...

Is your insurance keeping up with increased building costs?

Don't let rising construction costs leave your production facilities underinsured.  If you haven't priced a new confinement building recently, you may be surprised at the...