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Farm bill fails in the House

2018-05-18 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

Legislative Watch: Farm bill fails; White House supports House farm bill; USDA urged to issue regs for lab-cultured proteins; more USDA leadership spots named.

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Youre all Masters in your own right

2018-05-18 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

We highlight people in different walks of life in the swine industry in these Masters features, but they all share the common thread that they are all people; just like you and me.

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Ag community breathes sigh of relief that crop insurance wont be harmed

2018-05-18 11:00:00| National Hog Farmer

Legislative Watch: House considers farm bill; White House supports House farm bill; USDA urged to issue regs for lab-cultured proteins; more USDA leadership spots named.

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Early PRRS vaccination helps protect pigs through slaughter

2018-05-18 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

A new, single-dose vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to protect pigs from before weaning to slaughter, helping prevent secondary infections and performance losses associated with the costly disease.

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Genesus Global Market Report: South East Asia

2018-05-18 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

The current average liveweight pig price per kilo is 40,000 VND (USD 1.76) with some regions of Vietnam achieving up to 42.000 VND (USD1.84).

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Yeske: Mycoplasma elimination ‘always a good strategy’

2018-05-18 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Eliminating mycoplasma from a herd works well with a fast payback, even in hog-dense areas, according to research conducted by Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota.

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Ability to exercise benefits stall-housed gestating sows

2018-05-18 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

The NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Swine Welfare says research has shown that gestating sows housed in stalls will benefit from the opportunity to exercise

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Genesus global technical report: Selection indexes – Possibilities in the genomic era

2018-05-18 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Selection is the process by which we choose animals that become parents of the next generation, and we have been doing this since domestication. The important question is not whether selection is practiced but what is the goal of the selection.

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High-risk viruses survive in feed, threaten US pork

2018-05-18 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

An investigation initiated by the Pipestone System and Scott Dee, DVM, continues to uncover more information about the link between feed ingredients and foreign pathogen movement.

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Jim Long Pork Commentary: Markets

2018-05-18 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

For the U.S lean hog price to go up it must be led by USDA Pork Carcass cut-out. A week ago the cut-out averaged 68.61¢ lb, last Friday it was 73.47¢ lb. Its going in right direction, we expect cash lean hogs will follow the cut-outs higher.

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