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Pork industry makes progress on pain management

2019-07-16 10:23:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Pain management for pigs has always been a challenge, partly because its difficult to measure levels of pain and partly because there are no FDA-approved drugs labeled for pain management in pigs.

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New Product Tour: MetaFarms SecureReady

2019-07-16 05:41:00| National Hog Farmer

Gregg Hora, swine producer; Brad Leuwerke, Swine Vet Center; Gary Anderson, South Dakota State University; and Brett Ramirez, Iowa State University chose six finalist products in this years New Product Tour.

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Category: Agriculture and Forestry

PETA buys Facebook shares

2019-07-15 22:48:00| Beef

Purchasing shares, PETA hopes to influence the popular social media platform from the inside.

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GVL contributes to National Pork Producers Council

2019-07-15 18:19:00| National Hog Farmer

Goal to help NPPC recover funds lost from cancellation of World Pork Expo.

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5 Trending Headlines: More rain, higher temps; PLUS: Kids: forgotten victims of farm stress

2019-07-15 18:19:00| Beef

Summer is here and more rain and higher temps are in the 1`4-day forecast. That and more awaits you in this weeks Trending Headlines.

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Microalgae culture to recover nutrients from manure

2019-07-15 18:09:00| National Hog Farmer

European project to convert manure to algae-based animal feed.

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Objectively scoring sow body condition

2019-07-15 17:08:00| National Hog Farmer

The Sow Caliper turns a subjective visual evaluation of sow body condition into an objective measurement.

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Hog slaughter remains high

2019-07-15 16:29:00| National Hog Farmer

Because of heavier slaughter weights, last weeks pork production was up 8.8% while hog slaughter was up only 6%.

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Daily US grain report: mixed markets as traders gauge hot, dry weather outlook for Corn Belt

2019-07-15 15:47:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

US grain futures prices were mixed in overnight trading; corn was 1 to 2 cents higher, soybeans near steady and wheat around 1 to 2 cents up.

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Representatives urge CBP to bolster agricultural inspections

2019-07-15 15:09:00| National Hog Farmer

If a case occurred in the U.S., pig producers would not only lose a portion of their herd from the disease and culling, but theyd immediately lose their export markets.

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