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Fueling the Farm: The Daily Impact of Propane on the Farm

Pig farmers wake up in the winter to a warm house, stumble out of bed to check the 75-degree farrowing house, and move feed around on the forklift. All daily tasks that pig farmers everywhere don’t think twice about. However, what doesn’t usually cross their mind is the energy source that powers a lot of daily farm operations.

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Lessons Learned :: Kirk Swanson

Kirk Swanson is known for having a gift when it comes to breeding a selecting livestock. His talents created the legendary sire Hillbilly Bone. If you ask Kirk about his industry success, he will be quick to tell you it’s due to many lessons he learned from mentors along the way. Kirk shared one such lesson with the Showpig.com team.

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AI post Matrix...WEIRD Experience NEED Insight

We used matrix to sync up 2 gilts and 2 sows. I heat checked them all twice a day and the timing for the first dose lined ...
by JTESLK in REPRODUCTION

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 10:22 AM

Re: Draminski readings- not sure what to think

I have used the draminski tool along with a teaser boar. On a few of our older sows, I have tracked over a 30 day period ...
by porcine in REPRODUCTION

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 9:50 AM

Draminski readings- not sure what to think

So we got our Draminski and we have a sow that we bred 3 weeks ago so we were checking her numbers to watch for her to see...
by T406 in REPRODUCTION

Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 6:10 PM

Line Breeding

I am wondering how close is too close of a relation for breeding. I have a boar and a sow from the same sow, but from diff...
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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 9:36 AM

gilt not showing any signs of estrous

I am seeking some advice. I have a january berk gilt that came off matrix on sunday, day 14. Today is day 22 and there h...
by porcine in REPRODUCTION

Monday, October 19, 2020 at 5:57 PM

SHOWPIG PROSPECTS updated 10-28-20

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