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Seit Sommer 2018 gibt es „The Squeal“, PIC’s Podcast (Englisch), in dem (nordamerikanische) Branchenexperten und PIC-Experten aktuelle Themen der Schweineproduktion diskutieren.

The Squeal 0041 - Wean To Finish Health Status, Part 3: Question and Answer With The Panel

This is part three of a three part series on how to manage the wean to finish phase. Dr. Joe Conner (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr. Deanne Hemker (Health Assurance Veterinarian, PIC), and Dr. Will Lopez (Technical Services Wean to Finish Specialist, PIC) take on questions about wean to finish health, their management, and approaches to dealing with pathogens.

The Squeal #040 - Wean To Finish Health Status, Part 2: Managing On-site Pathogens

This is part two of a three part series on how to manage the wean to finish phase. Dr. Joe Conner (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr. Deanne Hemker (Health Assurance Veterinarian, PIC), and Dr. Will Lopez (Technical Services Wean to Finish Specialist, PIC) talk about managing on site pathogens – what’s involved and who is invoked.

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This is part one of a three part series on how to manage the wean to finish phase. Dr. Joe Conner (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr. Deanne Hemker (Health Assurance Veterinarian, PIC), and Dr. Will Lopez (Technical Services Wean to Finish Specialist, PIC) talk about new technologies, herd monitoring tools, and best herd health management practices.

The Squeal #038 - Animal Handling, Part 3: Animal Well-being And Animal Welfare

This is part three of a three part series on animal handling. Dr. Lily Edwards-Callaway (Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University), Chock Booher (PIC Wean-to-Finish Specialist), and Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager) discuss production efficiency, Animal Well-being, and animal welfare.

The Squeal #037 - Animal Handling, Part 2: Good Animal Handling Practices And Some Potential Facility Shortcomings

This is part two of a three part series on animal handling. Dr. Lily Edwards-Callaway (Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University), Chock Booher (PIC Wean-to-Finish Specialist), and Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager) discuss handling animals and how facilities can impact animal health during movement.

The Squeal #036 - Animal Handling, Part 1: Looking At Tools And Strategies For Best Animal Care And Quality

This is part one of a three part series on animal handling. Dr. Lily Edwards-Callaway (Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University), Chock Booher (PIC Wean-to-Finish Specialist), and Brandon Fields (PIC Applied Meat Science Manager) share tools and strategies for best animal care and quality. This is a great review for management and barn staff.

The Squeal #035 - Priorities In Pig Nutrition, Part 3: Ingredient Quality

This is part three of a three part series on priorities in pig nutrition. Kansas State’s Dr. Mike Tokach and PIC’s Wayne Cast and Dr. Uislei Orlando talk through their thoughts on ingredient quality.

The Squeal #034 - Priorities In Pig Nutrition, Part 2: Nutrient Access, Feed Mill Considerations, And Feeder Selection

This is part two of a multi part series on priorities in pig nutrition. Kansas State’s Dr. Mike Tokach and PIC’s Wayne Cast and Dr. Uislei Orlando talk through their thoughts on nutrient access, feed mill considerations, and feeder selection.

The Squeal #033 - Priorities In Pig Nutrition, Part 1: Income Over Total Cost

This is part one of a multi part series on priorities in pig nutrition. Kansas State’s Dr. Mike Tokach and PIC’s Wayne Cast and Dr. Uislei Orlando talk through the key performance indicators used in understanding pig nutrition and how to prioritize the information in the decision making process.

The Squeal #032 - Day One Pig Care, Part 3: 24-Hour Staffing and Enhancing Inter-Employee Communications

This is part three of a multi part series on day one pig care. Steve Horton (Sow Farm Supervisor for Thomas Livestock), Kendall Weger (PIC Global Technical Services ), and Pedro Mosqueira (PIC Technical Services) share some case study insights on employee communications that make first day pig care successful.

The Squeal #031 - Day One Pig Care, Part 2: Pre-Farrowing Preparation, Personnel, And Colostrum Management

This is part two of a multi part series on day one pig care. Steve Horton (Sow Farm Supervisor for Thomas Livestock), Kendall Weger (PIC Global Technical Services ), and Pedro Mosqueira (PIC Technical Services) talk about the preparation required to get personnel ready for pre-farrowing activities and colostrum management.

The Squeal #030 - Day One Pig Care, Part 1: Critical Key Indicators For Good Day One Pig Care

This is part one of a multi part series on day one pig care. Steve Horton (Sow Farm Supervisor for Thomas Livestock), Kendall Weger (PIC Global Technical Services ), and Pedro Mosqueira (PIC Technical Services) talk about the some of the key indicators and actions required for that first day of piglet care.

The Squeal #029 - Endemic Disease, Part 1: Definitions, Issues, And Symptoms

This is part one of a multi part series on Endemic Diseases. Dr. Bailey Arruda (Iowa State University Assistant Professor), Dr. Jess Waddell (PIC Health Assurance Veterinarian), and Dr. Maria Clavijo (PIC Health Assurance Veterinarian and Research Assistant Professor at Iowa State University), look at the types of disease endemic agents cause, the issues they bring, and what symptoms to look for.

The Squeal #028 - Team Motivation, Part 3: Helping Employees Be Better

This is part three of a three part series on staff motivation in challenging times. Special guest Matt Booth (Certified Speaking Professional and attitude expert) is joined by Jamie Hundley (Production General Manager, Birchwood Genetics) and Jason Pooley (PIC’s Supply Chain Manager).
The group looks at how to deal with difficult employees and working with them to change and be better at what they do.

The Squeal #027 - Team Motivation, Part 2: Dealing With Different People, Personality Types, And Learning Styles

This is part two of a three part series on staff motivation in challenging times. Special guest Matt Booth (Certified Speaking Professional and attitude expert) is joined by Jamie Hundley (Production General Manager, Birchwood Genetics) and Jason Pooley (PIC’s Supply Chain Manager).
The group looks at how to understand what motivates employees and working with different people, personality types, and learning styles.

The Squeal #026 - Team Motivation, Part 1: Challenging Times

This is part one of a three part series on staff motivation in challenging times. Special guest Matt Booth (Certified Speaking Professional and attitude expert) is joined by Jamie Hundley (Production General Manager, Birchwood Genetics) and Jason Pooley (PIC’s Supply Chain Manager).
The group looks at how to help farm staff and management work through problems while the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic impacts farm operations across the country and world.

The Squeal #025 - Sow Farm Management, Part 2: Culling and Replacement Rate

This is part two of a two part series on sow farm management. The Squeal group discusses various aspects of culling and replacement rate.
The panel includes Jay Oliver (Tosh Farms), Jose Piva (PIC Latin America Technical Services Director), Carlos Gonzalez (PIC USA Technical Services).

The Squeal #024 - Sow Farm Management, Part 1: Approach and Practices

This is part one of a two part series on sow farm management. The Squeal group discusses various aspects of sow management related to feeding, farrowing, and body conditioning.
The panel includes Jay Oliver (Tosh Farms), Jose Piva (PIC Latin America Technical Services Director), Carlos Gonzalez (PIC USA Technical Services).

The Squeal #023 - Body Condition, Part 2: Body Condition Factors And Practical Tools

This is part two of a two part series on swine body condition. Dr. Mark Knauer from North Carolina State Extension and PICs Sergio Canavate and Dr. Ning Lu discuss body condition factors and practical tools to improve your operation’s performance.

The Squeal #022 - Body Condition, Part 1: Tips, Techniques, And The Cost Impacts

This is part one of a two part series on swine body condition. The panel looks into quantitative approaches to assess body conditions and the tools to help understand the impacts of proper body condition management.
The panel includes Dr. Mark Knauer (North Carolina State Extension), Dr. Ning Lu (PIC), and Dr. Sergio Canavate (PIC).

The Squeal #021 - Nursery Pig Nutrition, Part 2: Feed Presentation and Feed Management Issues

This is part two of a two part series on nursery pig nutrition, focusing on feed presentation and feed management issues. The panel looks at how wean to finish pigs get to the feed, helping stimulate pigs to learn to take up feed and water, and insuring the feed bins are setup correctly.
The panel includes Kyle Coble (JBS Live Pork), Amanda Gerhart (JBS Live Pork), Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist), and Isaiah Spath (PIC Product Validation and Wean to Finish Technical Services).

The Squeal #020 - Nursery Pig Nutrition, Part 1: Basic Concepts

This is part one of a two part series on nursery pig nutrition. The panel looks at wean to finish pig access to nutrition and helping them make the transition from mother’s milk to a dry diet.
The panel includes Kyle Coble (JBS Live Pork), Amanda Gerhart (JBS Live Pork), Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist), and Isaiah Spath (PIC Product Validation and Wean to Finish Technical Services).

The Squeal #019 - Nutrient Access / Availability, Part 3: Ensuring A Free-flowing And Optimum Quality Water Supply

This is part three of a three part series on managing for best access to nutrition. In this episode on management ideas for feeding to maximize genetic potential, The Squeal focuses on ensuring a free-flowing and optimum quality water supply.
The panel includes Ben Haberl (Director of Feed and Nutrition at Iowa Select Farms), Ilia Zubtsov (PIC Technical Consultant for Ukraine, Russia, and parts of Asia), Nat Stas (PIC Wean To Finish Technical Services Team), and Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist).

The Squeal #018 - Nutrient Access / Availability, Part 2: In-Barn and On-farm Nutrient Access

This episode of The Squeal continues the discussion on access to nutrition: Management ideas for feeding for maximum genetic potential.
The panel includes Ben Haberl (Director of Feed and Nutrition at Iowa Select Farms), Ilia Zubtsov (PIC Technical Consultant for Ukraine, Russia, and parts of Asia), Nat Stas (PIC Wean To Finish Technical Services Team), and Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist).

The Squeal #017 - Nutrient Access / Availability, Part 1: Feed Mills, Ingredients, And Pelleting

Swine herd nutrition is the big ticket on every operation, and today we’re looking at access to that nutrition. Today our special guests will talk about feed mills, ingredients, and pelleting, discussing issues that may be limiting health and profitability.
The panel includes Ben Haberl (Director of Feed and Nutrition at Iowa Select Farms), Ilia Zubtsov (PIC Technical Consultant for Ukraine, Russia, and parts of Asia), Nat Stas (PIC Wean To Finish Technical Services Team), and Wayne Cast (PIC Nutritionist).

The Squeal #016 - Genetic Dissemination, Delivering Genetics To Our Customers

How are genetic improvements disseminated from PIC development throughout the breeding herd, and how might that impact your management considerations? Our special guest today is Todd Marotz, Head Of Production at Wakefield Pork, and Gerardo Lopez, PIC North America Regional Supply Chain Director, and Lindsay Case, PIC North America and Latin America Genetic Services Manager.

The Squeal #015 - African Swine Fever Roundtable

African Swine Fever, or ASF, is a critical issue for the global pork production industry. PIC’s Health and Technical Services team spent a recent afternoon with Dr. José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno, University Complutense of Madrid, to better understand the history, dispersal, and future impact of ASF.
Afterwards, Dr. Tim Snider (Health Assurance Director, PIC Europe), Dr. Jean Paul Cano (Health Assurance Director, PIC Americas), and Dr. Marisa Rotolo (PIC Health Assurance Veterinarian) discuss the presentation by Dr. Sánchez-Vizcaíno and share their thoughts.

The Squeal #014 - Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 3

In this third part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses „What does the future hold for swine genetics and nutrition?“ On the panel are Dr. John Patience of Iowa State University, Dr. William Herring, PIC’s Director Of Global Development, and Dr. Uislei Orlando, PIC’s Global Nutrition Director.

The Squeal #13 - Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 2

In this second part of a three part series on the evolution of genetics and nutrition, the panel discusses „What new metric is of greatest value to you?“ On the panel are Dr. John Patience of Iowa State University, Dr. William Herring, PIC’s Director Of Global Development, and Dr. Uislei Orlando, PIC’s Global Nutrition Director.

The Squeal #12 - Expecting More From The Evolution Of Genetics And Nutrition, Part 1

This episode focuses on the question „What should we expect from the evolution of genetics and nutrition?“, with Dr. John Patience of Iowa State University, Dr. William Herring, PIC’s Director Of Global Development, and Dr. Uislei Orlando, PIC’s Global Nutrition Director.

The Squeal #11 - Feeding The PIC Sow, Part 3

This episode on feeding the PIC sow for optimal performance focuses on farrowing and wean to estrus feeding programs with Dr. Steve Dritz (Kansas State University), Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC), and Dr. Marcio Goncalves (former PIC nutritionist and Founder at Swine.It ).

The Squeal #10 - Feeding The PIC Sow, Part 2

Feeding The PIC Sow, Part 2: This episode on feeding the PIC sow for optimal performance focuses on gestation rations in feeding programs with Dr. Steve Dritz (Kansas State University), Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC), and Dr. Marcio Goncalves (former PIC nutritionist and Founder at Swine.It ).

The Squeal #9 - Feeding The PIC Sow, Part 1

Feeding The PIC Sow, Part 1: The genetic blueprint is a key componenet of the end product. But matching nutritional profiles to extract optimal value is critical to your profitability. In this The Squeal series, Dr. Steve Dritz (Kansas State University), Dr. Uislei Orlando (PIC), and Dr. Márcio Gonçalves (former PIC nutrionist and Founder at Swine.it) discuss considerations in feeding the PIC sow through gilt development.

The Squeal #8 - Disease Elimination

Disease Elimination in Pig Farms: Dr. Bill Hollis (Carthage Veterinary Service), Dr. Jer Geiger (PIC), and Dr. Jean Paul Cano (PIC) discuss disease elimination, which is becoming ever more important as the industry works to reduce antibiotic use.

The Squeal #7 - Decision Making In Diet Formulation

Decision Making In Diet Formulation: Ani-Tek Group’s Dr. Aaaron Gaines,along with PIC’s top nutrition specialists Wayne Cast and Dr. Uislei Orlando, have an in-depth conversation on decision making in diet formulation.

The Squeal #6 - Early Pig Care

Early Pig Care: Matt Grimm (Cactus Family Farms), Dr. Fernando Gomez (PIC Wean to Finish Technical Services Specialist), and Joe Koenig (PIC Account Manager) cover early pig care as a critical component for pig operations.

The Squeal #5 - Current Thoughts On Finishing Pig Nutrition

Finishing Pig Nutrition: Dr. Márcio Gonçalves (PIC Global Nutrition Specialist), Dr. Noel Williams (Iowa Select Farms), and Wayne Cast (PIC) focus on nutrition (tools, technologies, process improvemnets, and ingredients) as a key element in maximizing genetic potential.

The Squeal #4 - Creating A Biosecurity Culture

Biosecurity: Dr. Joel Nerem (Pipestone), Dr. Andrea Pitkin (PIC), and Dr. Jess Waddell (PIC) talk about the key elements of biosecurity, what is volved in developing a mindset around biosecurity, and thinkuíng about the diligence required to build the infrastructure for a sustainable biosecurity culture.

The Squeal #3 - Managing Ventilation For Maximum Performance

Managing Ventilation: This episode shares important management best practices on managing ventilation for maximum performance. We’ve assembled for this timely topic Lance Barton (Belstar Milling Director of Wean to Finish and Genetic Services), Fernando gomez (PIC Wean to Finish Specialist), and Nat Stas (PIC Wean to Finish Tech Service Team member).

The Squeal #2 - Gilt Selection

Gilt Selection: In this episode on the importance of gilt selection, Dr. Ken Stalder (Swine Genetics Specialist, Iowa State University), Malcolm Turley (PIC GTC Supply Account Manager), and Marlon Tafs (PIC Quality Assurance Manager) discuss ways to best set up the gilt selection operating environment, employee training, and evaluation criteria.

The Squeal #1 - Pork Quality

Pork Quality: In this episode on pork quality, Collette Kaster of Kaster Solutions and PIC Meat Scientists Dr. Neal Matthews and Brandon Fields offer viewpoints on management and technology.