The clinical signs shown by pigs intoxicated with ionophores are variable depending on the drug and the amount fed. In general, in cases of ionophore intoxication pigs are off feed, weak, depressed and don’t have a fever....More
The anti-animal crowd claims vegetarian diets are on the rise, however more and more consumers openly admit to cheating on the vegan diet. Fashionable new labels are now making it acceptable to eat meat again....More
Raising pigs for the show ring is more than just competing for the win. It takes hard work and dedication. Illinois junior swine exhibitors share lessons they have learned while being passionate pig caretakers.
Cash hog prices traded lower for six consecutive weeks which is extremely contra-seasonal during the summer months. In most years hog receipts and slaughter decline in the summer months allowing cash, product and futures to move higher....More