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Pigs serve as a promising source for organ transplants
Long waiting lists for organ transplants could be slashed by using human stem cells to develop new human organs inside pigs and sheep.
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Automated washing of swine transport vehicles moves closer to reality
Researchers have modified technology used in excavation which combines high pressure hot water and a vacuum system to wash swine transport equipment.
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Time will tell whether PED can be eliminated
On average, it takes four to six months to eradicate the disease from a farm, according to Dr. Glen Duizer.
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Productivity main focus of group sow housing design
The more robust the design of the group sow housing system, the fewer problems the producer will have to overcome through management.
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Helping pork producers take better control of their profits
A new line of grow-finish feed, additives and nutritional solutions, allows pork producers to make better decisions based on the current market situation.
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Accelerating genetic development and progress
Swine genetics companies strive to improve product performance for their customers and to add value throughout the pork production chain.
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America’s Pig Farmer of the Year 2017: Leon Sheets
 
America’s Pig Farmer of the Year 2017: Leon Sheets
Raising pigs has been a life-long passion for Sheets, who started farming with his grandfather when he was a young child.
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