Researchers from the University of Missouri, Kansas State University and Genus plc have successfully bred genetically edited pigs that are resistant to the deadly Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus (TGEV).
The Kansas State University Applied Swine Nutrition Team, this guide serves as a reference for understanding swine nutrition principles and offers recommendations regarding applied nutrition to the swine industry.
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.
K-State researchers are placing casings containing accelerometers to measure the vibration of trailers that transport farm animals. They hope to learn more about how to reduce stress on animals during transportation.