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Safety around manure handling

06-Sep-2017 (20 days ago)1

Liquid manure in deep anaerobic storage, contains sulfur (from amino acids in feed, manure or in water) which certain bacteria (anaerobes) use as a substitute for oxygen. They produce H2S as an end product, which is toxic to living tissue, by stopping the energy supplying reactions in the tissue cells.

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13-Sep-2017Some previous studies, often cited, put the consumption of grain needed to raise 1 kg of beef between 6 kg and 20 kg. Contrary to these high estimates, the current investigation found that an average of only 3 kg of cereals are needed to produce 1 kg ..
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07-Sep-2017Yesterday started the XIII Congreso centroamericano y del Caribe de porcicultura (Panama City) and we'll stay there until tomorrow at the booth 46. We'll be waiting for you!
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18-Sep-2017Our colleague Sergio Miranda has met a group of pork producers in the Dominican Republic, where they did some knowledge exchange about the current technical situation of that sector in the country.
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15-Sep-2017Boehringer Ingelheim’s Cough Index AppBetter control of coughing on pig farms: Boehringer Ingelheim’s Cough Index App complements efforts to prevent respiratory diseases with vaccines.
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Question of the week 21-Sep-2017

American price keeps falling

18-Sep-2017 (8 days ago)
Although the seasonal fall in prices in the US is normal at this time of the year, prices have been really low in recent days. In fact, we have to go back to 2009 to find prices below the current ones. The sharp fall in belly primal price and the increase in slaughter weight in recent weeks are some of the reasons of such drop.
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Gilt replacement simulator

Tool that allows you to calculate the replacement rate in your farm.

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