To increase sow lactation, allow piglets to suckle before cross-fostering
Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc shows newborn piglets should be allowed to suckle for at least two days before cross fostering to help stimulate future milk production.
Livestock imports from South Africa suspended in ongoing foot-and-mouth outbreak
Both Zimbabwe and eSwatini have announced a suspension of imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for a second time this year after outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease continue to emerge.
Australia's pig farmers welcome the heaviest rains in years after crippling drought
The heaviest rains in years have fallen across parts of Australia's east coast, bringing relief to some struggling livestock farmers, although the showers are not likely to break a drought that has cr
Genesus Global Market Report: Mexico - October 2019
Last week we attended the National Swine Congress of Mexico in Puerto Vallarta, which had a large attendance and a variety of exhibitors, both in the commercial area and at the conference auditorium.
Seasonal flu strikes Canadian pig herd early this year
A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine reports the seasonal flu started infecting swine operations earlier than normal this year.