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Prioritize flu vaccinations to protect people and pigs
“That is the best thing producers can do to protect their families, co-workers and pigs from the flu.”
Prioritize flu vaccinations to protect people and pigs
 
 
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Precision breeding brings naturally castrated piglets
"Gene-editing can be used to eliminate the need for castration and improve farm-animal welfare."
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Digestibility of calcium varies throughout gestation in sows
Ultimately, the researcher hopes to provide an optimal calcium-to-phosphorus ratio to the swine nutrition industry for each stage of gestation.
read more - Digestibility of calcium varies throughout gestation in sows
Tracking wild pigs in real time
Understanding how, when, and why they use different food resources is important because it may be a significant contributing factor in their expansion.
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Assessment of feed risk mitigation tools now complete
By stacking risk mitigation strategies, pork producers can boost their defense against foreign animal disease.
read more - Assessment of feed risk mitigation tools now complete
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August exports strong for U.S. pork
Although still held back by China’s retaliatory duties, China/Hong Kong was the largest destination for U.S. pork.
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