Piglets at 3- and 4-weeks old, have a bad spatial memory: when familiar toys were in a different spot, the piglets played with them as if they were new. The test will be used for dietary and nutritional research.
The pork industry has strived to embrace new technology through the years, but “there’s a risk of doing too much too quickly without thoroughly examining the technologies,” says John Deen, University of Minnesota.
Slow your pigs down and watch weights closely to know when they’re unmarketable, says Spencer Wayne, DVM, with Pipestone Veterinary Services. He encourages producers to do their math and estimate profitability.
This market update is a PorkNetwork weekly column reporting trends in weaner pig prices and swine facility availability.<p></p> All information contained in this update is for the week ended October 7, 2016.
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