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Voice of Sustainable Pork
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Voice of Sustainable Pork brings together the four P’s of the industry — Pigs, Pork, People, Planet — to share news, experiences and ideas for sustainable, responsible and successful pork production.
Voice of Sustainable Pork brings together the four P’s of the industry — Pigs, Pork, People, Planet — to share news, experiences and ideas for sustainable, responsible and successful pork production.

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Swine veterinarian Lucina Galina says better #mycoplasmahyopneumoniae control must start on the sow farm. #VOSP #SustainableHealth

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Bigger #pigs and larger litters do not necessarily translate to higher profits, a pig genetics expert warns. #pigproduction

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Europe proposes changes to reduce the amount of copper released into the environment, while still meeting pig's nutritional requirement.

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Skilled and committed staff are key to successful, sustainable #pigproduction, but can be hard to come by and retain. #VOSP

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Sustainable Markets: How will global pig markets react to changes in Russia?

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Closed to risk: How one pig farmer is managing price volatility

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Food-industry changes leave some pig farmers feeling ‘thrown under the bus’

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Visit VoiceofSustainablePork.com for articles on lowering mortality, the economic benefits of sustainability and more.

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Planning crucial to ride out Brexit uncertainty - Uncertainty brought about by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union means pig producers everywhere must plan carefully to ensure their business’ economic sustainability, experts say. For British producers, locking in prices and recognizing opportunities arising from Brexit is key, consultant Peter Crichton told Farmers Weekly. While the weakened pound is supporting pig prices, feed is more expensive, with the price of imported soya m...

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Cutting tail biting, without cutting the tail - Research presented at the 2016 International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) conference sheds new light on how pig tail biting may be prevented, while avoiding the health and welfare risks associated with tail docking. Tail biting can occur in groups of pigs at almost any time. For reasons still not fully understood, one or more animals turn their normal exploratory behavior onto their pen-mates, repeatedly biting their tails and other body part...
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