Ideas in the swine industry worth sharing. Join extension specialists and swine industry experts as they engage in conversations aimed to help producers succeed in raising healthy pigs. PigX is a national podcast hosted by the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.
Welcome to 2022! We are kicking off the New Year right with more coverage of the International Conference on Pig Survivability from October 2021. Join us for post-conference recaps with Dr. Noel Williams.
Welcome to the final PigX episode of 2021! We are airing this episode early as a special treat. Host Delaney Howell sat down with Dr. Joel DeRouchey and Dr. Jason Ross to talk about the swine survivability conference that took place back in October. Tune in to hear more about the conference and how it came to be!
Welcome to the second part of our discussion with Dr. Chris Rademacher, Clinical Professor at ISU college of Vet Medicine and Associate Director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center, and Dr. Steve Pollman of DSP Consulting. We kick things off with a recap of last month's episode. Then, we talk more about stocking density, the importance of weaning age, and get some take home messages from our guests.
Dr. Chris Rademacher, Clinical Professor at ISU college of Vet Medicine and Associate Director, Iowa Pork Industry Center, and Dr. Steve Pollman of DSP Consulting join the PigX podcast for a two part conversation! In part one, we introduce our guests and their work, identify industry changes, and post-weaning mortality. Tune in next month for part two!
This month's PigX episode is all about Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, otherwise known as PRRS. Our guests Dr. Daniel Linhares and Dr. Paul Yeske guide us through a conversation about the disease, its variants, operation monitoring and mitigation, and more.
Dr. Matt Ritter, Cargill Director of Technical Services, and Dr. Anna Johnson, Professor of Animal Behavior and Welfare at Iowa State University, join the PigX podcast to talk about transport losses. From animal care to employee management, there are multiple parts and pieces to animal losses during the transportation process.
On the second episode of our second season, Brett Ramirez, Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering at Iowa State University, and Fernando Gomez, Technical Services Direct at PIC, join the show to discuss ventilation in swine operations.
Dr. Caleb Shull, Director of Research and Development at The Maschhoffs, is our first guest of the second season! Dr. Shull discusses his research, the relationship between mortality and opportunity costs, and more. He even presents us with a challenge to the industry.
On the final episode of season one, we are talking to Kendall Weger. Kendall, technical support at PIC, talks to us about farrowing room preparation, day one pig care, post-farrowing care, and more.
On this episode of the PigX podcast we are talking about sow longevity. To give you a heads up, there's a lot more to longevity than you might think! Tune in as we talk about all these key components with Dr. Mark Wilson of Zinpro Corporation and Wayne Cast of PIC.