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National Hog Farmer Weekly Preview
December 20, 2010
In this issue:
  Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!
National Hog Farmer, our weekly contributors, and the sponsors of Weekly Preview would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a

Merry Christmas
and best wishes
for a happy, healthy and
prosperous New Year.

Weekly Preview Staff:

Dale Miller, Editor
National Hog Farmer

Steve R. Meyer, Ph.D.
Paragon Economics, Inc.
author of Marketing Preview

Ron Ketchem and Mark Rix
Swine Management Services, LLC
authors of Production Preview

Mark Greenwood
swine industry consultant
author of Financial Preview

P. Scott Shearer
Vice President
Bockorny Group
Washington, DC
author of Legislative Preview

Kent Schwartz, DVM
Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
author of Swine Health Preview

Jerry Torrison, DVM
University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
author of Swine Health Preview

Jim Herlihy and staff
U.S. Meat Export Federation
authors of Port Export Preview

National Hog Farmer would like to thank our sponsors, PIC, National Pork Producers Council, Genetiporc and Pfizer Animal Health.

Watch for Steve Meyer’s analysis of the USDA’s Hogs & Pigs Report in our Dec. 28th edition of Weekly Preview.



The October 15 Blueprint edition of National Hog Farmer provides guidelines for building a sound replacement gilt program, including nutritional considerations to maximize genetic potential and the importance of an effective herd health management program. In addition, the issue offers a special section on screening replacement gilt candidates for skeletal and reproductive soundness.

Click here to learn more.



National Hog Farmer offers 10 posters targeting key production areas, offering guidance in critical areas such as feet and leg soundness and reproduction traits soundness in replacement gilts. Others include pig anatomy, heat detection, sow condition, etc. All posters are in English. Select posters are translated to Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.


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