African swine fever is a threat to the U.S. pork industry that Daniel Hendrickson, DVM, takes very seriously. He owns Stoney Creek Veterinary Service in Farmland, Ind., a part of Four Star Veterinary Service.
The Midwest Cover Crops Council, with the University of Illinois Extension, will be holding its annual meeting in Springfield, Ill., Feb. 20-21. The theme is, “Cover Crops and Soil Health: The Practical Way Forward.”
Although most pigs are housed in climate-controlled barns today, extreme winter weather conditions can take their toll. Watch for changes in your pigs' behavior to know if the cold temperatures are taking a toll.