The Dairy Podcast Show - #8 - How can better milk production reduce the environmental impacts? the dairy podcast show Nov 01, 2022

Dairy nutrition has come a long way in terms of manipulating diets to feed the cows. Besides that, producing more efficient animals is essential to economically succeed and better reduce the environmental impacts of dairy systems. This issue is precisely Dr. Sebastian Apelo's focus in his...

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #11 - How does a university feed mill work? the poultry podcast show Nov 01, 2022

How does a university research feed mill work? As far as the routine goes, feed mill researchers conduct experiments, facilitate the manufacture of research diets to meet internal or external demands, and deal with day-to-day operations associated with budgeting, maintenance, and human resources,...

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #10 - The basics of egg production data analysis the poultry podcast show Oct 25, 2022

 It’s always a good idea to keep an eye on what is going on in the egg world. In order to keep producing in the most efficient manner, we must understand the current economic situation. People might think understanding the egg economy is not a big priority, but we do need to know a bit...

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #7 - The future of research in the dairy industry the dairy podcast show Oct 25, 2022

Over the years, a lot of research has been done in the agriculture industry. The purpose is to help producers with new ways to produce more efficiently and sustainably. In today’s episode, Dr. Mark McGuire explains how an ag research facility operates. He focuses on a new facility in Idaho,...

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Swine Health Blackbelt #25 - What do composting, sow livability, and learning to dance have in common? by Dr. Sarah Probst Miller the swine health blackbelt Oct 24, 2022

All of us have worked with people, so we know that not one person is the same as another. Each individual learns and implements their skills differently in their career – and workers in the swine industry are no exception. In today’s episode, I talk with Dr. Sarah Probst Miller about...

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #6 - Dealing with heat stress: how do cows do it? the dairy podcast show Oct 24, 2022

Heat stress can severely affect the feeding behavior, immune response, and production performance of dairy cows. Besides,  it also has the potential to affect not only lactation cows, but calves and dry cows as well. Our guests, Drs. Peter Hansen, Lance Baumgard, and Agustin Rius, have...

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Swine Health Blackbelt #24 - The effect of Ileitis on the immune function of the pig's gut by Dr. Helm the swine health blackbelt Oct 18, 2022

Lawsonia intracellularis can have a significant impact on the capabilities of the small intestine of pigs. This can cause a wide range of effects, from weakened immunological function to reduced nutrient absorption and slowed growth. In this episode, Dr. Emma Helm explains her research...

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #9 - Precision poultry farming: what’s yet to come? the poultry podcast show Oct 17, 2022

Precision poultry farming utilizes a variety of tools, technologies, and even procedures to optimize the production and the environment – including the  response of birds to it. The goal here is to achieve the highest performance, welfare, and profits possible. As a matter of fact,...

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #5 - The right forage for the right cow the dairy podcast show Oct 11, 2022

Forages are crucial to support an adequate diet for cows. Because of that, we must monitor and improve its growth. Also, when it comes to silage management, we need to follow the best practices for harvesting corn silage and haylage. As for optimizing forage quality and fiber digestibility, we...

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #8 - How can feed mills contribute to better poultry production? the poultry podcast show Oct 11, 2022

Nutrition is a key to success in poultry production. That means that every process involved with nutrition is crucial to ensure the best outcomes – and that’s where the feed mill comes in. Understanding and improving feed mill processes and regulations, feed milling operations,...

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Swine Health Blackbelt #14 - Dr. Gaurav Rawal: Is your PRRS positive test from a live vaccine or from a wild type? the swine health blackbelt Oct 09, 2022

Modified live virus vaccines are one of the best ways to prevent and control PRRSV today, but PRRS cases continue to be a problem. When testing for PRRSV though, its hard to tell if a positive test is from the live vaccine or from the wild type. In this episode Dr. Guarav Rawal talks about his...

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Swine Health Blackbelt #22 - Where are we on creating a vaccine for Strep suis? by Dr. Jessica Santos the swine health blackbelt Oct 04, 2022

Streptococcus suis is present in almost all pigs and is considered endemic in all countries with an extensive swine industry. However, not all forms of Streptococcus suis in pigs are inherently pathogenic. In today’s episode with Dr. Jessica Santos-Streauslin, we talk about...

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