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Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

E. Wayne Johnson

E. Wayne Johnson, DVM, is senior technical consultant at Enable Ag-Tech Consulting, Beijing, ewj@pigs.ag.

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Back to school: Improving the pig's environment

It is important that personnel attending to pigs are trained on the fundamentals of maintaining their environment and know how to operate modern equipment and controllers.
Pigs have been reared in confinement for millennia, but controlled environments and consideration of the ecologic needs of the pig is still a new idea. The pig's environment must provide feed, water, fresh air, space, shelter and waste disposal.
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Major pig diseases in China

China is no different than other pig-producing areas; it is affected by well-known diseases that reduce productivity and profitability.
China is no different than other pig-producing areas; it is affected by well-known diseases that reduce productivity and profitability.
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