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NPB - transport truck leaving farm resized
 
Risk factors for piglets in transit
Unfavourable conditions on the truck are a strong indicator of mortality, and are compounded by longer transport times.
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Soaring pork prices push up Chinese food costs
The price of pork rose 97% over a year earlier despite increased imports of China's staple meat and the release of thousands of tons from government stockpiles.
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Computer modelling offers advance warning of PED breaks
It's now possible to use the swine health information being provided voluntarily by swine producers to predict when a farm can be expected to break with PED.
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Pig virus is easily transmitted among chickens and turkeys
The first animal study of a pig virus’s potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted.
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Swine Health Professionals opens new education and training facility
"We really focus on training, education and developing relationships with each swine worker on farms."
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Lowering pre-wean mortality starts at day one
A swine veterinarian discusses day-by-day protocols to help reduce piglet mortality.
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OpenHighLowLastChg
Corn Mar 20
389-0389-2384-2387-4s-1-6
Feeder Cattle Mar 20
144.750147.175144.175144.675s-0.325
Lean Hogs Apr 20
74.00074.65072.32573.825s-0.275
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126.900127.475126.725127.225s-0.025
Soybean Mar 20
930-0931-4915-2916-0s-13-6
Wheat Mar 20
572-4582-6566-6581-4s+11-0
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0.765350.766600.764650.76505-0.00040
 
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