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Oregon Pork Producers Vaccination Recommendations

This article contains suggested vaccinations and health practices for pork producers in Oregon regardless of whether it is a commercial herd, small part time operation or a youth project.

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Animal Genomics and Biotechnology Program at UC Davis

Provides research and education on the use of animal genomics and biotechnology in livestock production systems. The research focus of Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam's laboratory is the use of DNA-based biotechnologies in beef cattle production and agricultural systems.

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Is my pig too macho to eat?

We purchased three 7-week old feeder pigs on the last day of August 2015 and one of the pigs was a non-castrated boy. We have heard that non-castrated male pigs get to an age that their hormones mature and their meat is tainted, flavor wise? Is this true and if so, what age is too old to butcher a...

By Gene Pirelli