National Hog Farmer http://nationalhogfarmer.com/rss.xml en Pig calculations that change based on when gilts are entered into the record program http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/pig-calculations-change-based-when-gilts-are-entered-record-program <div class="field-byline"> By Ron Ketchem and Mark Rix, Swine Management Services LLC, Fremont, Neb. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Variations in hog production numbers generated by various programs are dependent upon what data are entered, as well as the timing of that entry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/pig-calculations-change-based-when-gilts-are-entered-record-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/pig-calculations-change-based-when-gilts-are-entered-record-program#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Reproduction Sow Productivity Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:57:00 +0000 60151 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Full circle of pork http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/full-circle-pork <div class="node-body blog-body">People attending state fairs can reconnect with a possible agriculture past, or perhaps get connected to where their food originates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/full-circle-pork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/full-circle-pork#comments Animal Well-Being Business Marketing Nutrition Reproduction National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 04 Sep 2015 16:16:00 +0000 60141 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Leading the pack, CVS swine conference http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/leading-pack-cvs-swine-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Carthage Veterinary Service hosts an educational conference for hog farmers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/leading-pack-cvs-swine-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/leading-pack-cvs-swine-conference#comments Animal Well-Being Business Health Herd management Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:02:00 +0000 60131 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com K State researchers exploring ways to make bacon even better http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/k-state-researchers-exploring-ways-make-bacon-even-better <div class="field-byline"> Source: Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kansas State researchers exploring what level of pork belly fat saturation will result in longer shelf life and better flavor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/k-state-researchers-exploring-ways-make-bacon-even-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/k-state-researchers-exploring-ways-make-bacon-even-better#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Pork is Delicious Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:47:00 +0000 60121 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Thinkstock Seneca Valley Virus slaughter alert issued http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/seneca-valley-virus-slaughter-alert-issued <div class="field-byline"> Source: Minnesota Pork </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hog showing signs of Seneca Valley Virus should not be taken to slaughter unless a foreign animal disease investigation has been completed and the Board of Animal Health has been notified.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/seneca-valley-virus-slaughter-alert-issued" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/seneca-valley-virus-slaughter-alert-issued#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:51:00 +0000 60101 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Zoetis gains FDA approval on medicated feed cross-clearances http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/zoetis-gains-fda-approval-medicated-feed-cross-clearances <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new combination uses of Zoetis&rsquo; feed additives Actogain 45 <em>(ractopamine hydrochloride) </em>and Engain <em>(ractopamine hydrochloride).</em> Pork producers, veterinarians and nutritionists may now use Engain together with Tylovet 100. These combinations have previously been approved with Tylan (<em>tylosin phosphate</em>). Beef producers, together with their veterinarians and nutritionists, will now be able to use Actogain 45 in combination with Rumensin <em>(monensin USP)</em> plus Tylovet 100 <em>(tylosin phosphate).</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/zoetis-gains-fda-approval-medicated-feed-cross-clearances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Thu, 03 Sep 2015 04:00:00 +0000 60111 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Balanced parity structure adds dollars to hog producers’ pockets http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/balanced-parity-structure-adds-dollars-hog-producers-pockets <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purina Animal Nutrition </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. hog producers are leaving a lot of money on the table by culling sows out of the herd too early. Sows beyond parity 3 and 4 have met their breakeven point and start generating profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/balanced-parity-structure-adds-dollars-hog-producers-pockets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/reproduction/balanced-parity-structure-adds-dollars-hog-producers-pockets#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:48:00 +0000 60091 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Diamond V patent-pending reduction of foodborne pathogens http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/diamond-v-patent-pending-reduction-foodborne-pathogens <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Diamond V announces the patent-pending use of Diamond V Original XPC as a &ldquo;method for foodborne pathogen reduction in livestock.&rdquo; Feeding all-natural Original XPC as recommended during food animal production helps reduce the prevalence and numbers of Salmonella and Campylobacter in the animal, production environment and food processing plant, as described in the pending patent and supported by numerous scientific studies. Reducing these pathogens pre-harvest can improve food safety.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/diamond-v-patent-pending-reduction-foodborne-pathogens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Marketing Nutrition Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:00:00 +0000 60081 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com America’s Pig Farmer of the Year finalists announced http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/america-s-pig-farmer-year-finalists-announced <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="field-deck"> Public encouraged to vote at AmericasPigFarmer.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Kerns of Clearfield, Iowa; Marti Knoblock of Rock Rapids, Iowa; Keith Schoettmer of Tipton, Ind. and Lauren Schwab of Somerville, Ohio, have been named the finalists for the inaugural America’s Pig Farmer of the Year award program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/america-s-pig-farmer-year-finalists-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/america-s-pig-farmer-year-finalists-announced#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Marketing Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:38:00 +0000 60071 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com ‘Black Monday’ impact on pork demand http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/black-monday-impact-pork-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Consumer attitudes and spending habits greatly impact their buying habits, and as a result demand for pork may be affected.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/black-monday-impact-pork-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/black-monday-impact-pork-demand#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:54:00 +0000 60061 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com PRRS virus changes like a flowing river http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/prrs-virus-changes-flowing-river <div class="field-byline"> By Andres Perez, Moh Alkhamis, Mike Murtaugh, Bob Morrison, University of Minnesota </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding the changes and migration pattern of the PRRS virus can help hog producers tighten biosecurity measures, and reevaluate animal and people movement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/prrs-virus-changes-flowing-river" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/prrs-virus-changes-flowing-river#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:59:00 +0000 60051 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Minimizing heat stress impact on breeding stock's performance http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/minimizing-heat-stress-impact-breeding-stocks-performance <div class="node-body article-body">The hot days of summer can have significant impact on productivity and health of all pigs as elevated temperatures often reduce the fertility of gilts, sows and boars. Research has shown that females have a prolonged return to estrus or fails to return to estrus after weaning, reducing conception rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/minimizing-heat-stress-impact-breeding-stocks-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/minimizing-heat-stress-impact-breeding-stocks-performance#comments Animal Well-Being Reproduction Reproduction Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:58:00 +0000 60041 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Further WOTUS action urged http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/further-wotus-action-urged <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In light of the 13-state injunction on enforcing WOTUS, Farm Bureau urges Congress to pass S. 1140.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/further-wotus-action-urged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/further-wotus-action-urged#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:31:00 +0000 60031 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Net farm income forecast down 36% http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/net-farm-income-forecast-down-36 <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA forecasts net farm income for 2015 will be the lowest since 2006 at $58.3 billion, 36% lower than 2014’s estimate of $91.1 billion. This is down nearly 53% from the record high of $123.7 billion in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/net-farm-income-forecast-down-36" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/net-farm-income-forecast-down-36#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:24:00 +0000 60021 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Agricultural exports expected to remain strong http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/agricultural-exports-expected-remain-strong <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA’s “Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade” report forecasts fiscal year 2016 agricultural exports at $138.5 billion, down $1.0 billion from the revised FY 2015 projection. Fiscal years 2015 and 2016 exports would still be the third- and fourth-highest on record, respectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/agricultural-exports-expected-remain-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/agricultural-exports-expected-remain-strong#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:03:00 +0000 60011 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Weight determines ileal protein digestibility in pigs http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/weight-determines-ileal-protein-digestibility-pigs <div class="node-body press_release-body"><div>A recent meta-analysis by Drs. J. A.&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Almeida">Almeida</span>&nbsp;and Hans H.</div></div> <div class="field-pdf"> PDF <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/uploads/2015/08/results-meta-analysis-2015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=271247">results-meta-analysis-2015.pdf</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/weight-determines-ileal-protein-digestibility-pigs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Nutrition Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:06:43 +0000 60001 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com NPPC urges delay in ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/nppc-urges-delay-waters-us-rule <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Producers Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NPPC strongly urges the Obama administration to delay implementation of the new Clean Water Act rule, which would adversely affect hundreds of thousands of farmers, business people and landowners. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/nppc-urges-delay-waters-us-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/nppc-urges-delay-waters-us-rule#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Marketing Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:13:00 +0000 59991 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com WOTUS rule halted for now in 13 states http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/wotus-rule-halted-now-13-states <div class="node-body article-body">A federal Judge ruling blocks “Waters of the U.S.” rule from going in effect on Aug. 28. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/wotus-rule-halted-now-13-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/wotus-rule-halted-now-13-states#comments Environment Food Animal Report Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:42:00 +0000 59981 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Swine Health Information Center examining Seneca Valley Virus http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/swine-health-information-center-examining-seneca-valley-virus <div class="field-byline"> Compiled by National Hog Farmer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Swine Health Information Center is currently investigating the identification of Seneca Valley Virus that was found in the U.S. this summer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/swine-health-information-center-examining-seneca-valley-virus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/swine-health-information-center-examining-seneca-valley-virus#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Health Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:25:00 +0000 59971 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Weaker farm profits expected in 2015 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/weaker-farm-profits-expected-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Source: USDA Economic Research Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Across nearly all measures, farm sector profitability is forecast to decline for the second straight year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/weaker-farm-profits-expected-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/weaker-farm-profits-expected-2015#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Marketing Business & Marketing Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:04:00 +0000 59961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Fostera PCV MetaStim now available from Zoetis http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/fostera-pcv-metastim-now-available-zoetis <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Zoetis announced Aug. 25&nbsp;&nbsp;the availability of Fostera&nbsp;PCV MetaStim. The monovalent killed virus vaccine that helps protect against porcine circovirus associated diseases (PCVAD) caused by porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) has been updated with the commonly used adjuvant known as MetaStim.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/fostera-pcv-metastim-now-available-zoetis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Health Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:00:00 +0000 59951 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Osborne Industries celebrates anniversary of patented system of weighing pigs, goats and sheep http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/osborne-industries-celebrates-anniversary-patented-system-weighing-pigs-goats-and-sheep <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Osborne Industries&nbsp;Inc., a leader in the design and development of <img alt="" src="/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/uploads/osbornescale.jpg" style="width: 224px; height: 216px; float: right;" />advanced&nbsp;livestock management equipment for sheep, goats&nbsp;and pigs, celebrates the 30-year anniversary since the development of the ACCU-ARM&nbsp;animal weighing system.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/osborne-industries-celebrates-anniversary-patented-system-weighing-pigs-goats-and-sheep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:49:09 +0000 59941 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com African swine fever spreading in Europe http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/african-swine-fever-spreading-europe <div class="node-body article-body">African swine fever is spreading through European countries, taking its toll on hog farmers and the battle to prevent or control its further spread.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/african-swine-fever-spreading-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/african-swine-fever-spreading-europe#comments Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:17:00 +0000 59931 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Double-digit slaughter increases should persist for week or so http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/double-digit-slaughter-increases-should-persist-week-or-so <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Meyer gives a run down of last week's hog slaughter and prices, cold storage supplies, as well as the beef and chicken stocks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/double-digit-slaughter-increases-should-persist-week-or-so" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/double-digit-slaughter-increases-should-persist-week-or-so#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:46:00 +0000 59921 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com AFIA feels the FDA crosses line with proposal for monitoring antibiotics in ag http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/afia-feels-fda-crosses-line-proposal-monitoring-antibiotics-ag <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Feed Industry Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The American Feed Industry Association’s legal counsel earlier this week submitted comments on behalf of the organization to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the proposed rule making on antimicrobial animal drug sales and distribution reporting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/afia-feels-fda-crosses-line-proposal-monitoring-antibiotics-ag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/afia-feels-fda-crosses-line-proposal-monitoring-antibiotics-ag#comments Animal Well-Being Business Health Marketing Nutrition Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:38:00 +0000 59911 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com FDA releases biannual antimicrobial progress report http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-releases-biannual-antimicrobial-progress-report <div class="field-byline"> Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its third progress report highlighting its recent actions to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals; public meeting also announced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-releases-biannual-antimicrobial-progress-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-releases-biannual-antimicrobial-progress-report#comments Animal Well-Being Nutrition Health Antibiotics Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:29:00 +0000 59901 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com CAFTA-DR trade agreement a 10-year success http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/cafta-dr-trade-agreement-10-year-success <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CAFTA-DR has led to the elimination of tariffs on U.S. consumer and industrial good exports. The tariffs on nearly all U.S. agricultural products will be phased out by 2020. Since 2005, trade between the United States and the six nations has risen by 70%, growing from $35 billion in 2005 to $59.5 billion in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/cafta-dr-trade-agreement-10-year-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/cafta-dr-trade-agreement-10-year-success#comments Business Food Animal Report Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:28:00 +0000 59891 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Senators ask for information on the overuse of antibiotics and animals http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/senators-ask-information-overuse-antibiotics-and-animals <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Senators are asking for information on how the task force plans to address critical gaps in current Food & Drug Administration policies to address public health threats posed by the “overuse of antibiotics in food animals.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/senators-ask-information-overuse-antibiotics-and-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/senators-ask-information-overuse-antibiotics-and-animals#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Nutrition Legislative Preview Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:21:00 +0000 59881 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Internet access by farmers increases http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/internet-access-farmers-increases <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers’ access to the internet now stands at 70% which is 3% higher than in 2013. This is according to the “Computer Usage and Ownership” report conducted by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/internet-access-farmers-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/business/internet-access-farmers-increases#comments Business Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:16:00 +0000 59871 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com No participation trophies in showing pigs http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/no-participation-trophies-showing-pigs <div class="node-body blog-body">When Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison announced on Instagram that he was returning his children’s sport participation trophies, it sparked a national heated debate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/no-participation-trophies-showing-pigs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/no-participation-trophies-showing-pigs#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:10:00 +0000 59861 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com