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.
Looking at hog sales in September 2016 using October 2016 futures, the weaner breakeven was $43.14, up $1.22 for the week. Feed costs were up $0.76 per head. October futures increased $0.98 compared to last week'
Clean water is critical for livestock. That’s why annual water quality tests are recommended for private wells. Owners can have their water tested by collecting a sample themselves or hiring a qualified person to do so
Kansas State University swine researchers are reporting results of a study in which they were able to help producers slow the growth of pigs during the COVID-19 pandemic while they waited for packing plants to re-open.