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USDA Releases Livestock, Dairy, And Poultry Monthly Outlook” Report

To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for October 2020 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month...

Cargill partners with BinSentry to help animal producers and feed mills accurately and safely...

Innovative solar-powered feed bin sensor makes real-time monitoring easy with no internet needed. Hitting the side of a feed bin with a mallet, using load...

Wean-To-Finish Heating for Newly Weaned Pigs, Ryan Samuel Assistant Professor & SDSU...

Newly weaned pigs have some special considerations when it comes to heating. In wean-to-finish facilities, groups are maintained from arrival, shortly after weaning, through...

R2™ for mitigating the risk of PEDV, PRRSV and SVA -contaminated feed using an...

Introduction The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) epidemic in 2013 – 2014 caused high morbidity and mortality for hog farmers throughout North America.  Animal feed...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, September 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report Defies Logic, September...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics On Thursday just after the USDA September 1st Hogs and Pigs Report was released, I was talking on...

Germany confirms one more African swine fever case in wild boar

One more case of African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a wild boar in the eastern German state of Brandenburg over the...

How to Identify Lice on Swine

Lice may often go unrecognized in a swine herd, even though these parasites are widely distributed among herds in the United States. Lice infestation...

Submission period now open for Boehringer Ingelheim awards for research on porcine respiratory diseases

Program funds field-applicable research into critical swine diseases Practicing veterinarians, researchers and academics may now apply for one of three $35,000 awards for research related...

Are You a Responsible User of Antibiotics?By: Dr. Cara Haden, Swine Veterinarian

As an industry, we have set guidelines for ourselves through the PQA program on what responsible antibiotic use looks like. If your interaction with...

Pipestone R2 “Ice Block Viral Challenge” Proved R2 Effective In Preventing Transmission Of Viruses...

One of the most effective biosecurity measures producers can use to protect their hog operation starts with protecting the feed their hogs eat. It...

SHIC Issues Call for Improved Oral Fluids PCR Sensitivity Proposals

Farmscape for August 18, 2020 Full Interview 9:39 Listen The Swine Health Information Center has issued a call for proposals for improved oral fluids PCR...

Hog break-out worked like a charm

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Mega Producer Exits, August 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last Friday it was announced that Goldsboro Milling – Maxwell Foods would be exiting the Swine Industry. A...

Elanco Closes Acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

Scale and capabilities of the combined company position Elanco for the long term as a leader in the attractive, durable animal health industry. ...

USDA: Falling Hog Weights Suggest Industry Is Managing Supply-Chain Disruptions From COVID-19

Falling slaughter weights of hogs suggest that the U.S. hog industry is managing the supply-chain consequences of COVID-19, with weights falling almost 4 percent...