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Pigs have been reared in confinement for millennia, but controlled environments and consideration of the ecologic needs of the pig are still new ideas.
A common problem in growing pigs, producers can make nutritional and management changes to reduce the incidence of gastric ulcers.
Over the decades, pigs were taken from rooting outdoors to being kept inside pig houses, away from the mud and the dirt they are used to
Measuring the radiated temperature of a group of pigs by infrared themography may be a useful tool for early detection of disease as some Canadian researchers
Pigs infected with FMD virus were highly contagious to other pigs just 24 hours after infection.
The size of your pig housing infrastructure will depend on the number of pigs you have. Ideally, it should be strong, simple and adaptable
The entire pig production chain in the German state Mecklenburg-West Pomerania is teaming up in an attempt to shake off its dependence on soy imports.
Moving pigs can be quite a nuisance if the animals don’t cooperate, pig management expert John Gadd wrote in a previous contribution
Pigs have been suspected of producing new types of dangerous influenza viruses that were highly infectious for humans. But pigs are no more responsible for this
Increasing wean-to-finish survival of pigs 1% would add approximately 1.2 million pigs each year to U.S. industry.