A protein analyst with Rabobank says herd health improvements continue to be a major task for pork producers around the world. Christine McCracken tells Brownfield African swine fever (ASF) has been persistent in Asia. “China continues to see outbreaks, especially in the northern part,”... Read More.
Pig farmers continue to brace for the possibility African swine fever enters the U.S. Dale Stevermer raises pigs near Easton in southern Minnesota and tells Brownfield the industry is fortunate to have a few years lead time following the first case of ASF in China. “And... Read More.
New research shows certain feed ingredients lessen the threat of African swine fever. Megan Niederwerder with the Swine Health Information Center says their latest study tested three mitigants. “Two of them were medium-chain fatty acid blends, and one of them was a formaldehyde propionic acid product.... Read More.