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SwineCast 1173, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 3: Proper Environment And Stocking Density

SwineCast 1173 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode wraps the series with a conversation on the importance of well managed wean to finish operations as we look at proper environment and stocking density.

SwineCast 1172, At The Meeting - Keeping PRRS 144 Out of Sow Herds

SwineCast 1172 Show Notes:
  • The emergence of PRRS 144 has increased the risks of breaks in sow herds.
  • Dr. Karyn Havas (Pipestone Research) and Dr. Mariana Kikuti (University of Minnesota) join The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant) to identify what producers can do to reduce the threat.
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1171, Update From The Swine Disease Reporting System Number 43

SwineCast 1171 Show Notes:
  • This is the Swine Disease Reporting System update number 43.
  • In this Swine Disease Reporting System update, Dr. Edison Magalhaes, Dr. Giovani Trevisan, and Dr. Daniel Linhares talk about sow longevity with Dr. John Deen.
  • This SwineCast episode shares the most recent report number 43, that can also be found at http://agtoday.us/swine-reports

SwineCast 1170, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 2: Site Preparation

SwineCast 1170 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode looks at site preparation.

SwineCast 1169, The Squeal on Best Wean to Finish Practices, Part 1: Tools To Help Transition and Grow Out

SwineCast 1169 Show Notes:
  • This is part one of a three part series looking at best wean to finish practices with Dr. Will López (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), Isaiah Spath (PIC Wean to Finish Techical Services), and Lance Barton (Belstra V.P. of Pig Production & Genetic Services). This episode looks at incoming weaned pigs and a new tool to help you manage the transition and grow out.

Ready? Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

Foreign Animal Disease PreparednessForeign Animal Disease Preparedness Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board, provides an update on the actions all farm operations should be doing to be vigilant, observant, and ready when a foreign animal disease happens on their farm [video].

SwineCast 1168, At The Meeting - Persistent PRRS in Finishing Pigs Raises Concerns

SwineCast 1168 Show Notes:
  • Various PRRS strains, including 144 lineage C, remain dangerously active in the Midwest pig production belt, despite a hot, dry summer.
  • Three veterinarians describe what they are seeing and doing to reverse PRRS-driven losses. Dr. Deb Murray (New Fashion Pork), Dr. Kat Wood (Christensen Farms), and Dr. Ryan Strobel (Swine Vet Center), have a lively and timely discussion with the The ATM team (Dr. Montserrat Torremorell - College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Dr. Gordon Spronk - Pipestone Veterinary Services, and Dr. Tom Wetzell - Swine Veterinary Consultant).
  • 'At the Meeting', Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison is a podcast sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. In each episode, veterinarians and other swine experts join the podcast to discuss the most recent topics in swine health and production.

SwineCast 1167, Highlights Of The 2021 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference With Dr. Montse Torremorell

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SwineCast 1166, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 3: Animal and Carcass Handling

SwineCast 1166 Show Notes:
  • This is part three of a three part series on meat tenderness with Dr. Steven Lonergan (Iowa State University), Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager), and Dr. Andrzej Sosnicki (PIC Technical Services Director). In this episode the group takes a look at animal handling, standards of practice, and carcass handling.

SwineCast 1165, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 2: Tenderness Components

SwineCast 1165 Show Notes:
  • This is part two of a three part series on meat tenderness with Dr. Steven Lonergan (Iowa State University), Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager), and Dr. Andrzej Sosnicki (PIC Technical Services Director). In this episode the group takes a look at meat tenderness and those management factors that can make a difference in the end product.
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