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Pig Growing & Finishing

The latest articles, analysis and information on pig growing and finishing research to successfully raise pigs between nursery and market ages to help swine producers maximize herd performance and yields from the editors of Pig International magazine. Topics include nutritional guidelines, biosecurity practices and selective breeding.


Keep workers in mind when remodeling pig barns

When conditions are improved for the workers, pig performance can also be improved
When pig barns are remodeled, careful consideration to the animals’ safety and well-being are often taken into account. However, it is also important to keep the people who are working with the pigs in mind.
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Smithfield may buy Polish meat processor Pini Group

Smithfield Group may make the purchase through Animex Foods.
On March 28, Smithfield Group, controlling Animex Foods, announced that it has issued a non-binding letter of intent to acquire meat processing facilities of Pini Group.
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World Pork Expo returns to Iowa State Fairgrounds

More than 20,000 people from around the world will attend this year’s event
World Pork Expo, the world’s largest pork industry-specific trade show, will come together once again this year at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, June 7-9.
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Hormel: 3 areas of focus for the US pig industry

Hormel Foods executive says the company is monitoring pork industry dynamics
Hormel Foods is keeping a close eye on the hog industry as an increased harvest capacity is expected this summer, Jim Sheehan, the company’s senior vice president and chief financial officer said.
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