Producers need to recognize there will always be health challenges when raising pigs without antibiotics. The goal is to resolve those challenges as they arise.
Hog operations in Michigan face an April 1, 2020, deadline for switching from individual stalls to pens for sow gestation.
Many pork producers successfully manage sows in group gestation pens after completing breeding and pregnancy checks in crates. Veterinarians with Four Star Veterinary Service (FSVS)
African swine fever recovery, perinatal programming among topics at Four Star Veterinary Service Pork Industry Conference
Registration is now open for the 2020 Pork Industry Conference organized by Four Star Veterinary Service.
China’s African swine fever (ASF) epidemic may offer a grim view of life with the disease. But its neighbor Russia has proven recovery from ASF is possible.
Newly weaned pigs face many challenges — new environment, feed, pen mates. They also face the challenge of bacterial infections like strep and parasuis.