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The UK's new chief vet to visit China to support pork trade deals

2018-09-21 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

CHINA - The UK’s new Chief Veterinary Officer will get first-hand insight into the Chinese import market when she joins the AHDB at the one of the country’s most important meat exhibitions.

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Recent study examines pig welfare in rustic and technified systems

2018-09-21 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

MEXICO - A recent study, published in 2017, was conducted which investigated the Welfare Quality protocols of pig production in rustic and technified pig farms to test the validity of animal welfare indicators.


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Feeder cattle prices start to skyrocket ahead of fall run

2018-09-21 01:24:17| Beef

Prices jumped $4-10 dollar as the fall run kicks off.

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Meat Market Update | Box beef volume rebounds

2018-09-21 01:24:17| Beef

Ed Czerwien, market analyst based in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the cattle market and beef prices.

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Illinois research finds new DDGS product higher in nutritional value

2018-09-20 22:27:21| National Hog Farmer

The resulting product contains 38 to 44 percent crude protein, far higher than conventional distillers dried grains with solubles.

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With devastation of ASF, there is opportunity for U.S. producers

2018-09-20 22:27:21| National Hog Farmer

It is a new reality and as vets and as producers, we need to be doing everything we can to keep the virus out of this country, says Brad Freking.

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Are antibiotic residues present in DDGS?

2018-09-20 22:27:21| National Hog Farmer

Of the total responses received, 14 of the 19 (73.7%) ethanol producers reported that they regularly use antibiotics on a preventative basis.

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Doubts starting to creep in about El Nio this winter

2018-09-20 22:27:21| Beef

Will the much-anticipated El Nino this fall be a bust?

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Skills and Knowledge: Telling Your Story

2018-09-20 20:56:19| National Farmers Union

Editor’s Note: Guest posts do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of National Farmers Union. By Charlotte Smith, President of Northwest Farmers Union If you had told me 15 years ago that Id have a thriving raw milk dairy and diversified farm, Id have laughed in your face! I grew up working on my […]

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Merck Animal Health introduces new vaccine for PRRS

2018-09-20 20:27:20| National Hog Farmer

The total cost of productivity losses due to PRRS in the U.S. national breeding and growing-pig herds is an estimated $638 million annually.

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