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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 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.