January has brought consecutive days of below freezing temperatures. These temperatures may result in farms utilizing backup generators to keep ventilation, electricity or water flowing throughout the barns.
Studies have shown that providing an optimal space allowance increases productivity by maximizing feed intake and the average daily gain of animals.
The physiological mechanisms that allow the uterus eversion and protrusion are unknown. Hypocalcemia (low serum calcium concentration) is often implicated as a risk factor.
A large crowd gathered in Canada for the jam-packed agenda, addressing big issues in the pork industry with the best people to interpret them. Check out what was said at this year's seminar.
Collectively, study results suggest efforts are needed to identify and implement strategies to increase gilt pre-weaning growth in gilt multiplication herds. Perhaps strategies to increase colostrum intake per pig and pre-weaning nutrient intake...
Worldwide, pathogens in swine that have received the most research attention include Salmonella, Escherichia coli, influenza, pseudorabies virus and foot-and-mouth disease virus.
The first-of-its-kind survey reveals diversity in producer views on the future frequency of high-consequence foreign animal diseases occurring in the U.S., the dollars-per-pig loss their operation would experience following an outbreak, and the...
A recent study demonstrated efficacy of an inactivated M. hyorhinis vaccine administered to 3-week old caesarian-derived colostrum-deprived piglets.