LATEST NEWS FROM Hogs (General)

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17:04PM Nov 15, 2019

It’s Time to Lean Into Animal Welfare Conversations

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
2019 Pig Welfare Symposium encourages the pork industry to engage in more dialogue on welfare-related questions.
16:14PM Nov 15, 2019

Cash Feeder Pig Prices Average $49.56, Up $4.94 Last Week

Cash-traded feeder pig reported volume was above average this past week, with 10,318 head reported. Cash feeder pig reported prices were $49.56, up $4.94 per head from last week.
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13:43PM Nov 15, 2019

Veterinarians Say Dog Rescue Groups May Unintentionally Raise ASF Risk

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor
Surprise arrivals of dogs from overseas can pose a risk for disease transmission that state agencies see as cause for concern.
13:08PM Nov 15, 2019

Heat Lamp Study Captures Crowd’s Vote at Pig Welfare Symposium

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
Take a look at the winning research posters in the student poster competition at the 2019 Pig Welfare Symposium.
15:52PM Nov 14, 2019

Dining Out: Busting Common Pork Myths

Katie James
AgWeb Contributor
In its Insight into Action newsletter the Pork Checkoff compiled common myths that they hear from restaurant operators about pork and why they don’t utilize it as much as they
15:25PM Nov 14, 2019

Ag Groups Plead ‘Pass USCMA’ Soon

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor
While all eyes are on the U.S. House impeachment hearings, rumors swirl the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USCMA) could come up for a vote as early as next week.
14:43PM Nov 14, 2019

One Welfare Links Animal Welfare to Human Wellbeing, Environment

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
The connection between animal and human health is hard to deny. One Welfare approach builds on the strong link between animal welfare and human wellbeing.