Archive for May, 2019

Comparing Livestock Productivity Since 1993

A study using the ratio of livestock production to the breeding herd, or “foundation herd” illustrates that (quote) “Productivity of hog production stands out. It was 68% higher in 2014-2018 than in 1993-1997…”.

Reference (click the title to go to the full article):
Comparing Livestock Productivity Since 1993 • farmdoc daily Zulauf, C. “Comparing Livestock Productivity Since 1993.” farmdoc daily (9):96, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 24, 2019.

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2019 LSC Workshop on Biosecurity

On March 26th, 2019 the London Swine Conference hosted a session put together by the OAHN swine network titled “Biosecurity Beyond the Barn”, including a presentation on biosecurity from a transporters perspective.

To read the OHAN report in PDF format, which also includes updates on an Erysipelas project, PED and PDCoV, click here. To read a summary in the London Swine Conference Proceedings, follow this link to the LSC website.

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