Research science

SwineCast 0297 for April 22 2008

SwineCast 0297 Show Notes:

  • Looking to cut costs in your ingredient sources may expose you to more risk than you think. A conversation with John Ratcliff of the Food and Agriculture Consultancy of the United Kingdom
  • Genetics are driven by data but who determines the direction? PIC's Technical Services Director for Genetics joins us
  • Employee relations and recruitment questions continue to be heavily attended workshops. Don Tyler recounts a session at the Responsible Pork Symposium

2008 Pig Group Ski Meeting (PigSki)

Pig Group Ski Meeting, February 20-23, 2008, Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA.







2008 Iowa Pork Congress: Ingelvac CircoFLEX Safety and Efficacy Studies

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Ingelvac CircoFLEX Safety and Efficacy Studies WMV File

By Edgar Diaz, DVM

2008 Iowa Pork Congress: Sow Housing: Is it as Simple as Changing Lanes?

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Sow Housing: Is it as Simple as Changing Lanes? WMV File

This seminar will focus on issues related to sow housing--1) Is it really about animal welfare, 2) Does the science support changing lanes, 3) Why it isn't as simple as moving sows from individual stalls to group pens, and 4) Are we really ready to change.

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By Janeen Salak-Johnson, University of Illinois

2008 NIAA Annual Meeting Animal Care and Well-Being Conference Material

2008 NIAA Annual Meeting on Animal Care and Well-Being, April 1 - 3, 2008, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.



Conference audio from several speaker presentations.

2008 Banff Pork Seminar: Dr. Julie Menard’s practical PRRS experience and treatment

Dr. Julie Menard’s practical experience and treatment of PRRS in her operation.

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2007 Leman Conference: Dr. Edgar Diaz, CircoFLEX Summit Report

CircoFLEX Summit Report, 2007 Leman Conference