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CIH Hog Margin Watch: April 2021

Margins weakened over the first half of April as a selloff in hogs combined with a resumption of higher trade in feed markets to...

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

To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2021 analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA's World...

SHIC Reports Incidence of PRRS Down

Farmscape for April 13, 2021 Full Interview 14:31 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center reports a particularly pathogenic strain of PRRS...

USMEF Spring Conference to Be Held Virtually May 26-27

Due to the ongoing pandemic and the uncertainties it brings, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently informed members that it will host the...

Spatially Balanced Sampling Offers Reliable Disease Surveillance at Lower Cost

Farmscape for March 23, 2021 Full Interview 6:53 Listen A Swine Health Information Center funded study has found swine disease surveillance based on spatially balanced...

Innovation in Nutrition, By: Kiah Gourley, PIPESTONE Nutritionist

Innovation in nutrition comes in many forms at PIPESTONE. From new technology, to better feed management, to improving the feed quality across our 40+...

Use of Unapproved ASF Vaccines Causes International Concern

Farmscape for March 9, 2021 Full Interview 20:30 Listen The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network says the use of illegal vaccines...

Seeking Alpha in Hog and Pork, By Jim Huang Futures Market Executive

Highlights: The $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill is bullish on commodity prices including pork; China’s pork supply shortage will continue well into 2022; Opportunities...

Merck Animal Health Continues Commitment to Future Swine Veterinarians; Announces 2021 AASVF Veterinary Scholarship...

Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada, continued its commitment to the swine industry’s next generation of veterinarians...

Indiana Pork Names Award Winners

Indiana Pork recently presented three awards to individuals who have dedicated much time to advancing the pig industry. Heather Hill was the recipient of the...

Tyson Foods Names Donnie King COO

Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN), Monday said it has appointed Donnie King as its Chief Operating Officer. The group presidents of Fresh Meats, Prepared Foods and...

US trial shows that oregano essential oil can improve pig unit throughput

A trial managed by Carthage Innovation Swine Solutions (CISS) in the US found that the 100 percent natural oregano essential oil (OEO) feed additive,...

Tyson Foods shares drop as quarterly sales miss estimates

Tyson Foods Inc reported lower-than-expected first-quarter sales on Thursday amid weak meat demand at restaurants during the pandemic, sending shares down as much as...

Register for the Elite Swine Nutritionist Program

Register Here Imagine if with a few key concepts you could have the potential to create a massive positive impact for swine producers? Join this...

Long-Term Trends in Pigs per Litter

Key performance metrics for swine production include feed conversion, litters per sow per year, pigs per litter, and pounds of pork produced per sow...