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Automation Key To Ensuring Sanitation In ‘No-Antibiotics-Ever’ Systems

Automation Key To Ensuring Sanitation In ‘No-Antibiotics-Ever’ Systems

Labor shortages in hatcheries mean that to ensure appropriate levels of sanitation in “no-antibiotics-ever” (NAE) production, wholesale automation is likely to be required, according to an industry expert. Automation began in hatcheries around 30 years ago, when labor started to become an issue,... More
Sheep Farming: Preparing The Lambs For Show/ September 9, 2022

Sheep Farming: Preparing The Lambs For Show/ September 9, 2022

It was the ram lambs' turn as we continue to prepare our lambs for show. We got all the boys on halters and hauled them outside to be tied up, washed, and walked. One also needed extra shearing so we took this opportunity to take out our new trimming stand and give it a try. And while we were tr... More
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i'm sorry, big mama. | Vlog 619

A day of regrets, and appreciating the term "hindsight is 20/20". Three ewes I should have checked earlier than I did, and I'm still kicking myself.... More
Sheep Farming: Washing The Show Lambs! / September 8, 2022

Sheep Farming: Washing The Show Lambs! / September 8, 2022

At Ewetopia Farms, we had the show ewe lambs out training on their halters again. While they were tied up, I took the opportunity to get the lambs washed since it was hot and sunny out. Not only were they washed, they got used to being handled. Afterwards, we took them for a little walk again ... More
Cow-Calf Corner

Cow-Calf Corner

Mark Johnson, OSU Extension beef cattle breeding specialist, wraps up his series on retained ownership.... More
Cattle Nutrition At Breeding Season - Kacie McCarthy

Cattle Nutrition At Breeding Season - Kacie McCarthy

We expect a lot from our cattle come breeding season. From providing adequate nutrients for calf growth through lactation to reproductive tract repair and return to estrus prior to the start of breeding. These expectations are all expected within 90 days of calving to maintain a yearly calving i... More
Shorts First Steps When Building Swine Farms In Regard To Ventilation

Shorts First Steps When Building Swine Farms In Regard To Ventilation

Dr. Ramirez is an Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. One of his main areas of interest is ventilation. Ventilation is crucial to maintain adequate air quality and airflow in the barn, which helps pigs grow healthy. So, what should we consider regarding ventilation du... More

Environmental Enrichments Increased Broiler Activity in Study

Environmental Enrichments Increased Broiler Activity in Study

Environmental enrichments in broiler houses may improve bird welfare by increasing natural behaviors, according to Heidi Rinehart, a student at the University of Maryland. Rinehart has studied broiler behavior and welfare for several years at the university.... More
Investment in Succession Planning Pays Off

Investment in Succession Planning Pays Off

Alisha Morgan is passionate about succession planning because without that plan in place, the emotional and financial tolls that came their family’s way could have resulted in the loss of their farm.... More
Release The Piglets

Release The Piglets

In this one Sawyer gets another batch of piglets up at Site 3, While Tork gives an update on how the crops are doing this year.... More
Roundtable: Mycotoxins today - how much is too much?

Roundtable: Mycotoxins today - how much is too much?

Mycotoxins in swine feed are something that requires constant monitoring to accurately identify the concentrations of individual mycotoxins and to decide how best to respond. New studies have shown that some mycotoxins affect our pigs even at lower levels than we previously thought. In this epis... More
 Dr. Lee-Anne Huber: What

Dr. Lee-Anne Huber: What's all the buzz about this fly larvae meal?

Feed prices continue to rise in the swine industry. With the constant fluctuations and unpredictability, we always need to evaluating the potential to use novel sources to provide pigs with nutrients. In this episode with Dr. Lee-Anne Huber, we talk about a black soldier fly larvae meal and its ... More
 Dr. Bob Thaler: How production systems and universities can best work together

Dr. Bob Thaler: How production systems and universities can best work together

Part of keeping our industry strong is performing quality research to ensure we are getting the most out of our pigs as possible. To do that, we need quality researchers and institutions that are willing to work together. In this episode, I talk with Dr. Bob Thaler about the role that universiti... More
FALL LAMBING BEGINS!! *or so I thought... | Vlog 614

FALL LAMBING BEGINS!! *or so I thought... | Vlog 614

HAS LAMBING BEGUN?? I thought maybe it had! But on further investigation, looks like these little ones maybe a bit early to the party...... More
Sheep Farming: Attempting To Train Show Lambs! / September 7, 2022

Sheep Farming: Attempting To Train Show Lambs! / September 7, 2022

at Ewetopia Farms we finally got around to training the show lambs. Shows start in just under two weeks so we've got a lot of work to do. After today, 'attempting' to train show lambs would probably be a better description of what went on here! Let's just say, halter training is not as easy as y... More
Only Blue Will Do... But How About Black?

Only Blue Will Do... But How About Black?

In this video we were loading hay bales with the New Holland T6.140. The new black beauty T7.270 was drawing the wagons.... More
Big John Deere Fleet! ~ Dairy Farming In Canada

Big John Deere Fleet! ~ Dairy Farming In Canada

In todays video we see the Van Nes family harvesting alfafa. They have an amazing fleet of John Deere tractors and a big harvester. Lets nog forget about the 9330!... More
Tour of Chris Byres New We Cover Cattle Barn

Tour of Chris Byres New We Cover Cattle Barn

I visited Chris Byres new mono slope We Cover cattle barn in Oil Springs Ontario.... More
18 - Rachel Patton: How Lawsonia intracellularis shedding by sows affects herd health?

18 - Rachel Patton: How Lawsonia intracellularis shedding by sows affects herd health?

Lawsonia intracellularis, the bacteria that causes ileitis, leads to poor animal performance through poor feed conversion, and even mortality for pigs. That’s why it is a major concern for many pig producers across the globe. Therefore, it's essential to understand how sows contribute to maintai... More
Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund - Pete McClymont

Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund - Pete McClymont

Fire Relief Fund – You'll likely remember the wildfires that scorched thousands of acres earlier this year. Beef producers impacted by the fires might be able to receive some help. the Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund is now accepting applications for aid. We had the opportunity to learn ... More
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