Connecting the Post-weaning Mortality Dots for the Future

pen of grower pigs

Courtesy of the National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa Research continues to develop long-term strategies to maximize pig survivability, quality and well-being. It’s no exaggeration to say that 2020 may well be the U.S. pork industry’s most challenging... (more...)

Farmweld develops feeders for Iowa State Swine Research Farm

Iowa State Research Feeders

For their upcoming nutrition studies, the researchers needed single-hole and double-hole dry feeders to accommodate daily weighing. Oct 25, 2019 Officials at the Iowa State University Swine Research Farm have recently remodeled two existing... (more...)

Design a Maintenance Plan to Maximize Performance

hogs in a wean-to-finish pig barn

Preventative maintenance drives the health of the pigs, buildings and equipment.     If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is not a motto to live by on a hog farm. In fact, building and equipment preventative maintenance deserves as much... (more...)

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