Breeding protocols and nutrition

Posted on February 10, 2021 in Swine Performance

By Dave Chamberlin and Jaron Lewton
The productivity of a sow herd is dependent on the success of the farm’s breeding program, and the most successful breeding programs have clear and concise protocols.  While every farm has its own breeding schedule and protocols, pork producers can use the following science-based tools and techniques to fine-tune their breeding program to improve the overall performance of their swine herds.

It apparently does take two to tango

Posted on December 14, 2012 in Swine Performance
By Jessica Boehm More than 300 producers attended the Midwest Pork Conference in Danville, Indiana last week.  This is a one-day conference focused on the topics that matter to the livelihood of hog producers.  It inspired pork producers to keep up the good work as well as provided suggestions to further improve their production to