To create a facility that performs at the level our pigs and producers desire, we must improve and unify ventilation design, construction integrity, control and monitoring.
Feral swine are spreading across the United States, and leaving a path of destruction and maybe worse in their wake.
Reducing the transportation, mixing and fighting, and time away from feed avoids potential stressors which can reduce the production performance, health and welfare of growing pigs.
With a few basic observations, pig caretakers can quickly learn to identify sick pigs vs. hungry pigs and manage them accordingly
Nursery diets should be formulated to the estimated requirement for Na as estimated by the National Research Council for 15- to 25-pound nursery pigs.
Microbiology, in conjunction with nutrition, has the potential to be influential in the lives of producers and the individual pig.
Traits that make successful business leaders translate quite well to making successful swine operations.