The Squeal

SwineCast 1183, The Squeal on Feed Efficiency + Barn Design, Part 1: Degree And Direction Of Genetic Efforts

SwineCast 1183 Show Notes:
  • Sometimes it's good to step back and take a look at trend lines. What's happened in efficiency and productivity and how should that affect our facility design for today and the future?
  • Joining us for part one in this three part series to talk about the degree and direction of genetic efforts are Dr. Saskia Bloemhof (PIC leader of the North and Latin America Genetic Services team), Nat Stas (PIC technical services specialist), and special guest Dr. Mark Knauer (North Carolina State Swine Extension Specialist).

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 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.

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.

SwineCast 1149, The Squeal on meat tenderness, Part 1: Consumer Preferences

SwineCast 1149 Show Notes:
  • This is part one 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 discusses the term tenderness as it relates to consumer meat preferences.

SwineCast 1140, The Squeal on Creating A Biosecurity Culture, Part 3: Biosecurity Question and Answer Session

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SwineCast 1139, The Squeal on Creating A Biosecurity Culture, Part 2: Transferring Knowledge To The Production Staff

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SwineCast 1138, The Squeal on Creating A Biosecurity Culture, Part 1: Valuable Discussion of the Concepts

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