National Hog Farmer August 2012
The August 15, 2012 issue of National Hog Farmer features details about a geothermal heat exchanger that keeps pigs comfortably warm in the winter and cool in the summer in a 900-sow, breed-to-wean farm. Learn about a University of Minnesota study looking at retrofitting gestation stalls to pens, and a unique animal health tracking system that offers rapid response to an animal health or foreign animal disease emergency. One of the largest vertically integrated hog operations in the United Statews offers damange control tips in the aftermath of having an undercover video shot at one of their farms. A vet clinic refines the feedback practice. Read these stories and more in this issue of the magazine!