Welcome to the Young Pig Resource Center — current news, research, resources and information about raising healthy young pigs.
Meeting the Mycotoxin Challenge
Mycotoxins produced by certain corn molds can be particularly problematic for pigs.
Some Old and New Thoughts on Farrowing Induction
Farrowing induction is a production tool that’s been used for years in the swine industry.
Pig Care Begins on Day 1
AOn farrowing day, the sow tends to get all of the attention. But assigning a worker to focus specifically on the piglets in their first 24 hours of life reaps short- and long-term rewards.
Tap Into Water Quality
As an essential nutrient in pig production, fresh, high-quality drinking water tends to be taken for granted. Water is too often overlooked as a potential source of a problem, even if performance issues arise within a herd
Can You Hear Me?
Feeding and breeding sows, handling piglets, operating a tractor, power washing and grinding feed are among the many noisy tasks required to make a swine operation successful. But did you know that frequent and prolonged exposure to noise, especially levels above 85 decibels, can result in permanent hearing loss?