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Keep an eye out for blisters on your pigs
Swine producers large and small need to be on the lookout for the Seneca Virus-A, or Seneca Valley Virus. The number of cases has been on the upswing, and the reason this disease is so important is...
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The heat is hard on everyone, including your animals. They rely on you to help them stay cool when temperatures rise.
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Learn about swine biosecurity and disease transmission and prevention when showing pigs.
Learn about swine biosecurity and disease transmission and prevention for show pigs.
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Fully slatted floors in hog barns are banned in Denmark and new regulations in 2015 mean producers have to increase the proportion of solid flooring in pens.
This new slat gap cover incorporates a locking mechanism shaped like an arrow head. The plastic covers (patent pending) once warmed up, are easily inserted between concrete slats by using a rubber...
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Lexi Marek talks about her family's farm and how her involvement with agriculture lead her to where she is today.
Lexi Marek talks about her family's farm and how her involvement with agriculture lead her to where she is today.
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You can tell these animals and their owners have a special bond!
You can tell these animals and their owners have a special bond!
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There may be some new guidelines as fairs figure out how to deal with a highly-contagious pig virus
A highly-contagious virus called Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, or PED, has been spreading rapid-fire through American swine herds. The disease is transmitted from pig-to-pig through fecal material and...
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It Begins with Mom
  Proper nutrition starts before piglets are born.  To help piglets get off to the best start, you should focus on the piglets’ growth before birth, beginning with ensuring proper...