Researchers at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) in the Netherlands are looking at defining and measuring animals' emotional state – particularly pigs – and doing it non-invasively by looking at their faces.
Plan ahead for April 30 – National Arbor Day – plant a tree and gain the benefits that trees offer for livestock facilities – especially poultry facilities.
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No matter what species of livestock you raise, they need to eat. What they eat depends on the crops they consume. But it is imperative to acknowledge that the crops are consumers also. They rely on nutrients procured from and through healthy soil.
While recruiting new people for your operation is important, spend some time to make sure the right people are on and stay with the job now. What are the top reasons good people leave?
Farm succession is not a single event. It is most often a long, transitional process. Some farm management experts note that farm succession comprises three distinct phases:
Organizations, businesses, and producers worldwide continue to keep African Swine Fever (ASF) at the forefront of concerns that need to be monitored and responded to. In the United States, four of the top 21 wishes for the U.S. Pork Industry for 2021 addressed ASF.
Light management is an integral part of raising laying hens. In fact, it is of essential importance to all types of chickens. With a growth in the rate producers are switching to cage-free housing, attention to lighting has gained interest.
For the first time, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025, are organized by chapters that reflect every life stage. The edition also emphasizes that it is never too early or too late to eat healthily.