Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Confused? With this Market

Confused?With this Market We have to admit we are confused by the hog market....

Exploring genetic selection for feed efficiency

Genetic selection for feed efficiency could lead to more profitable, cost-effective swine production. Farmers stand to benefit by improving the industry’s knowledge in this area.

World Pork Expo Report

Last week we attended the World Pork Expo held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines,...

Pigs fed E. coli antibodies could lead to safer pork

Fecal contamination of hog carcasses is a serious risk factor for foodborne illness from pork. Researchers recently isolated an E. coli antibody that could be fed to pigs to prevent the spread of infection.

Study reveals more about PED in manure

When piglets are exposed to manure infected with porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus, are they susceptible to shedding the virus themselves? Research is providing clues.

U.S. Hog Price Creeps Higher

The U.S. hog price continues to creep higher with the Weekly National Price reaching over $1.10 lb., now...

Road Trip Continue Ireland

Last week we continued our road trip going to Ireland. We have never been there before. Beautiful...

Virtual options benefit industry outreach

From meeting spaces to barn tours, Ontario hog farmers are making the most of their virtual capabilities, connecting with each other and the public in the process.

Hog Journal hits 50: a look back

Just over half a century ago, the Alberta, then Western, then Canadian Hog Journal was established to provide coverage of topics that matter to farmers. Today, the goal remains the same.

British Pig & Poultry Fair Report

Last week we attended the British Pig & Poultry Fair held in Stoneleigh Park, England. Our report: