Fat may be the most important component of pork that we should be considering for improvement of meat quality. The money is following the fat if you consider our current markets for pork and if you consider which parts of the hog are most valuable today.
At the 2019 Banff Pork Seminar, Jan. 8 to 10 in Banff, Alta., Dr. Egan Brockhoff, veterinarian and pork industry analyst and advisor, shared insights from his travel to countries currently battling the deadly disease such as China and parts of Europe, and his thoughts on ways Canadian pork producers can mitigate the risk.
If you have controlled-environment houses, check that your fail-safe batteries are working.
Nedap, a global leader in swine and dairy management systems, recently hired Cheryl Day and Jeff Morten to join its North American swine support team and José Roberto Simeone for its Latin America swine support team.
Prior stressful experiences early in life may strengthen an animal’s resistance to subsequent stressors.
Hog Slat brings over 50 years of industry experience in providing equipment and housing to livestock producers.
This impressive range is made possible by an additional dosing flap for small amounts that can be inserted into the volume dispenser’s filling chute.
The scheme involves monthly scanning of samples of ground wheat, soybean and canola with known NIRS and wet chemistry values.
This tool enables pig producers to evaluate areas for biosecurity improvement on their farms.