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    Swine Breeding Herd Increases for First Time Since 2019

    For the first time in 2.5 years, the national swine breeding herd experienced a year-over-year increase, according to the latest USDA Hogs […]

    December 29, 2022
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    Hog Numbers Stagnant Amidst Economic Uncertainties

    The U.S. hog herd remains relatively stable, according to a University of Missouri livestock economist. As 2023 inches closer, numbers aren’t expanding […]

    October 3, 2022
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    SenecaVirus Enters U.S. through Feed Ingredients

    For the first known time in U.S. history, Senecavirus A (SVA) has been detected in pig feed ingredients imported from an infected […]

    September 9, 2022
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    Proper Sow Conditioning Critical for Herd Health

    When evaluating sow health and productivity, under-conditioned sows can mean reduced farrowing rates and lower longevity. But over-conditioned sows can also mean […]

    August 25, 2022
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    Swine Farms Increase Substantially in Size, Decrease in Numbers in USDA Report

    The U.S. swine industry has changed significantly in the span of one generation. According to a recent USDA report, there are half […]

    August 24, 2022
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    Pork Industry Contributes $57 Billion to U.S. Economy

    According to a new report from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), 66,000 U.S. pig farms sold more than 140 million hogs […]

    July 13, 2022
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    China’s Hog, Pork Production to Decline Significantly in 2022

    Lower prices and disease outbreaks continue to temper China’s hog and pork production. A USDA report predicts hog production to decline by […]

    September 7, 2021