When you think about what affects your pork operation, you tend to think of big things, like feed efficiency or pigs per litter. But something as tiny as a single needle can have a major impact on your reputation and pr
A heavier piglet usually translates into a healthier pig. But the key is getting baby pigs to gain more weight before you wean them. To help out the process, veterinarian Phil Hardenburger, Crete Veterinary Clinic, Cret
Alfalfa hay and dehydrated alfalfa included in winter rations can help keep mature hogs warm during winter's chill. That's because pigs produce more body heat when they consume and digest alfalfa vs. corn.
Business competition is intense these days. Not only are you competing with fellow pork and other livestock producers, but dont forget your other competitors - Wal-Mart, local factories, agribusinesses, construction com
If you arent careful that Environmental Quality Incentive Program grant you received to renovate or upgrade your manure-handling system in 2002 could wind up costing you on your taxes, says Joe Horner.