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Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Follow this rule if you're raising pigs without antibiotics: “Sweat the small stuff.” That's the advice from Doug MacDougald, DVM, Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Ontario, for any farm that wants to eliminate antibiotics without compromising animal welfare and performance. Reflecting on his experiences with one client, he […] The post Raising pigs without antibiotics? Plan to ‘sweat the small stuff' appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
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Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada news release Canada's hog sector, which includes over 8000 hog farms, is a key driver of the Canadian economy, accounting for $4.5 billion in farm receipts and $4 billion in pork exports in 2017. Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, today announced investments […] The post Canadian Government Helps Improve Swine Health Surveillance appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
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Being prepared during cold, winter weather will help your livestock winter a little easier. Author: Katie Ockert, Michigan State University Extension Winter has arrived in full force in Michigan. Cold temperatures can cause some challenges in our barns, but utilizing some easy techniques on your farm will help you manage your herd successfully during the […] The post Winter animal care: Tips to keeping your animals healthy and happy during winter months appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
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Download the complete article Pork export update: Total US pork exports in October were 169,176 MT, 1.1% higher than a year ago. The value of US pork exports in October was $448.7 million, 3% lower than last year. The data suggests that the tariff on US pork in Mexico has taken a toll on exports to […] The post Robust beef and pork exports in October but trend points to a potential slowdown in Q1 appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Thu, Dec 13, 2018
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Farmscape for December 12, 2018 Full Interview 11:01 Listen The Swine Health Information Center is calling on the traveling public to assist in helping keep foreign animal disease out of the United States. Travelers entering the United States are required to declare at customs whether or not they have been on a farm while traveling. […] The post Tightened Border Biosecurity Important to Protect Against Foreign Animal Disease appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
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