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May 13, 2020 by University of Minnesota
Due to great demand on meat locker services, consumers may need to wait several days or weeks before pigs can be harvested. Here are tips for consumers to to care for these heavy pigs.
Oct 23, 2019 by University of Minnesota
Following the recent spread of ASF in Asia and western Europe, a team of researchers set out to measure the risk of ASF entering the United States through the smuggling of pork products in air passenger luggage.
Jun 21, 2019 by University of Minnesota
Does drinking water quality influence health and performance of pigs? University of Minnesota researchers are looking at the impact of water quality on animal performance, gut health and livability of nursery pigs.
Apr 17, 2019 by University of Minnesota
Low individual gilt birth weights have been linked to increased pre-weaning mortality, poor growth and more traits unfavorable for efficient production.
Mar 25, 2019 by University of Minnesota
Allowing pigs with no evidence of infection to move from a disease control area is possible if science-based risk mitigation measures are in place.
Nov 19, 2018 by University of Minnesota
Seasons and vaccination status of the sows against influenza influenced piglet infection status at weaning. More work is needed to assess herd closure, gilt isolation and gilt vaccination.