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
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.
Researchers at Kansas State University have completed a large trial determine the feeding options that are best for pig producer’s profitability. The research is being presented as part of the 2017 K-State Swine Day.
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.
"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