All classes of pigs are susceptible to heat stress during summer, but sows are particularly sensitive around the time of farrowing and during lactation.
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Young pigs in a pen
Sow and piglets in farrowing stall
After meat, pharmaceuticals rank second in the important contributions hogs have made to society.
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Since the 2017 veterinary feed directive went into effect, the search has been ongoing for antibiotic alternatives that can help piglets recover following transport and weaning stress.
Finishing pigs in a pen
Kerns & Associates gives their economic outlook at the 2019 Iowa Pork Congress.
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