"It is quite a tragic loss to the members of the colony," the local sheriff said of the fire that tore through a hog barn on a Hutterite colony in Montana earlier this week. More than 3,000 feeder pigs were
Looking at hog sales in September 2016 using October 2016 futures, the weaner breakeven was $43.14, up $1.22 for the week. Feed costs were up $0.76 per head. October futures increased $0.98 compared to last week'
When an opportunity arose for Corey Hillebo to return to the farm, he was determined to do things right and see it last. Transitioning back to farming was not a clear-cut path for the Polk County native. Although Hilleb
Understanding why pigs tail-bite is a challenge for many producers, as the behavior is often sporadic. Researchers at the University of Minnesota says littermates are more prone to the abnormal behavior.