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Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some Observations: Weighted Average National lean price stays strong at $1.07 a lb. U.S. Pork cut-outs last Friday closed at $1.22 indicating strong demand. Hog slaughter, surprise surprise, seems to be running lower than USDA projected, this past week about 240,000 head lower than a year ago (-10%). […] The post Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Prices Stay Strong, July 26th 2021 appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
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Evolving strains of porcine circovirus (PCV) mean careful monitoring and updating management strategies are key to controlling disease associated with the virus, according to a leading pig health expert. Clayton Johnson, DVM, a partner at Carthage Veterinary Services in Carthage, Illinois, said producers suffered considerable pain with PCV prior to vaccines being developed, but the […] The post Five steps for porcine circovirus control, By Dr Clayton Johnson appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
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Smart Pig Handling provides training to new herdspersons on how to safely and effectively handle pigs while minimizing stress on both themselves and their animals. Producers can contact their provincial pork organization (in Canada) for an extended version of the training, which can be customized to their farm type. For more information about the videos, […] The post Smart Pig Handling – Part 1 of 2 – Basic Pig Behaviour appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
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Agosto1 , M.; Corletti1 , G.; Fernandez2 , S.; Boix3 , O. *Corresponding author (oriol.boix@hipra.com) 1 SuperPorco S.R.L., 2 Hipra Argentina, S.A., 3 HIPRA, Amer (Girona) Spain. INTRODUCTION One of the most common problems faced in the field is the increase in  sow mortality rates and therefore the economic impact that this  represents. It is […] The post CONTROL OF SOW MORTALITY BY CLOSTRIDIUM NOVYI VACCINATION IN ARGENTINA appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
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by Megan Roberts, Extension educator, Ag Business Management The United States Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency’s Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP) opened for application by qualified livestock producers on July 20 and remains open until September 17. The program assists swine, chicken, and/or turkey producers who suffered financial losses due to depopulation related to COVID-19 disruptions, […] The post Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP) – Considerations for hog producers appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. ”more
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
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