The University of Minnesota Extension Service and the Minnesota Pork Board are co-sponsoring a free webcast, “Bringing and Keeping Gilts in the Breeding Herd,” from 1-2 p.m., Aug. 8
The National Hog Farmer New Product Review Panel felt exhibitors at the 2007 World Pork Expo had added some good features to existing products, in addition to coming up with practical ways to address challenges producers may face in the future. We...
That is the question facing every sow unit. Some culling decisions are straightforward. Animals that have health problems or lameness issues need to be removed from a herd out of concerns for their welfare. But, what about those less-than-stellar...
The 13th Discover Conference on Food Animal Agriculture will focus solely on lifetime sow productivity. The conference is set for the Brown County Inn in Nashville, IN, on Sept. 9-12
Max Rothschild, an Iowa State University (ISU) animal geneticist, has been appointed to the Ensminger International Chair effective July 1
NationaLease has been awarded a $12 million contract to provide Integrated Transportation Logistics Services to PIC USA of Hendersonville, TN. Under the terms of the contract with the breeding stock supplier, NationaLease and member West Brother’s...
This second in the Quarterly Benchmarking series will focus on preweaning mortality and a new term — piglet survival
Sow farm and boar stud managers, we need your help. The University of Illinois and its cooperators are conducting two surveys for an Update of Reproduction Practices for the North American Swine Industry
The University of Missouri and the Missouri Pork Association are hosting “Back to the Basics: Farrowing School” on June 26-27 at the school’s Animal Science Research Center in Columbia, MO
Pork producers and breeding herd managers typically record a single reason for culling a sow. Often, they simply check a box in their recordkeeping program