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Genetic diversity makes swine influenza a challenge for producers

Influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) is one of the primary respiratory pathogens challenging swine production systems in the US and around the world,...

Illinois Pork Delivers Bacon Via Drone to Contest Winner

The Illinois Pork Producers Association wanted to create a contest on Facebook to spread gratitude and happiness around the community. When presented the opportunity...

Negotiate your feed additive purchase with confidence-Guy Soreq from Glowlit educates us his business...

Get in the “Swineweb” with Glowlit. This Feed Additive service allows you to Negotiate your feed additive purchase with confidence Compare your price quotes to...

U.S. Pork Producers Call for Regulatory Changes for Gene Edited Livestock Technology

Farmscape for October 8, 2020 Full Interview 8:47 Listen The National Pork Producers Council is calling for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to be granted...

Fire destroys hog confinement area in Beardstown Illinois

A fire late Monday evening destroyed a swine confinement area in rural Beardstown. The building in the 6300 block of Pilger Lane was heavily involved...

Podcast: STTD by growing pigs of P in feed phosphates from volcanic and non-volcanic...

In the second of three presentations based on his Master's thesis work, Diego Andres Lopez compares the digestibility of phosphorus in feed phosphates derived...

Germany finds three new African swine fever cases in wild boar

Three more cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been confirmed in wild boars in the eastern German state of Brandenburg, Germany’s federal agriculture...

Podcast: Enhanced torula yeast has increased nutritional value compared to fish meal when fed...

Paola Lancheros, a Master’s student in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Lab, presents the results of three experiments to determine the amino acid digestibility, concentrations...

Tribasic Copper Chloride Source Shows Promise in Weanling Pig Performance, By Ryan Samuel South...

One of the many challenges in swine production is getting newly weaned pigs off to a good start. Antimicrobial agents are often included in...

Neonatal pigs with low levels of viremia may benefit from PRRS vaccination

An interview with Jose Angulo, DVM PRRS Specialist Managing Veterinarian Zoetis  Q: High mortality in nursery pigs is often seen in herds positive for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome...

Values for digestible indispensable amino acid score (DIAAS) determined in pigs for breakfast cereals...

Breakfast cereals are usually consumed with milk as a breakfast meal. To meet requirements for amino acids (AA), higher quality proteins are needed to...

Illinois Pork Producers Meet Virtually for Fall Legislative Action Conference

Though not in-person in Washington D.C. like usual, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is still fostering relationships with legislators via virtual meetings this...

Dennis Smith From Archer Financial Services, September 16th 2020

Cash Hog Prices and Cutout Surging Upward  By Dennis Smith   312-242-7905  Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Thursday September 16, 2020 LEAN HOGS:  Cash will be called steady to higher...

Can the processing-fluid toolbox expand beyond PRRS?

Piglet processing fluids have been shown to be a practical, time-efficient and affordable diagnostic tool for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), and some...

Choice US launches the CG36 gilt

On September 3, 2020 Choice officially launched the CG36 gilt in the US through a virtual webinar. The CG36 is the culmination of the best...