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.
At least three semi-trailer accidents involving trucks loaded with pigs have occurred in the last seven days. Are you taking the necessary precautions to make sure your trucks are involved in deadly crashes?
Patrick Bane, an Illinois pig farmer, has been named America’s Pig Farmer of the Year by the National Pork Board. Bane will travel the U.S. as an ambassador and voice for the pork industry throughout the year.
From the first step your sow takes in the morning until her last, everything that happens to her during the day can impact her feed consumption and use. If you want to improve your operation, look at her point of view.
I often come across posts from activist groups doing their best to undermine animal agriculture. The most frustrating thing is that I’m only seeing these posts because one of my friends has chosen to “share” them.