Tag Archive: Bob Blomme, Pig care
Dec 07, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pig care: If there’s something off, don’t try to ‘look him well’Watching pigs may not be glamorous or stimulating, but it’s a responsibility that Bob Blomme, DVM, takes very seriously.
Jul 26, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on More training needed to fulfill sow-pen potentialThe transition from sow stalls to pens will require greater levels of stockmanship and training if it is going to fulfill its health and welfare potential, according to a pig expert.
May 17, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Piglet pain control during castration still needs answersCastrating male piglets to prevent boar taint at market age is a common occurrence on US hog farms. However, as consumer interest in on-farm practices and animal welfare grows, producers will need...