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Pipestone Veterinary Services News

  • Spring Ventilation Checklist

    Spring Ventilation Checklist Exterior All soffits open and swept clean Curtains free and insulation removed Emergency curtain drops tested and functioning All fans plugged in, uncovered, and in and in good state of repair Generator started and checked under load Internal Insulation removed from curtains Fan covers removed Emergency dial...
  • Fall Barn Prep Checklist

    Fall is upon us, and with the change of season it’s time to prep our barns for cooler temperatures.  Fall is undoubtedly a busy time of the year with harvest around the corner.  Our fall checklist will ensure all your bases are covered with some tips and tricks along the way.  ...
  • United Nations Discuss Antibiotic Resistance- How Will You Respond?

    United Nations Discuss Antibiotic Resistance – How Will You Respond? By: Dr. Carissa Odland The United Nations met in September in New York, gathering governments from all over the world to debate issues of global importance.  The threat of resistant bacteria was the only topic on the agenda of the all-day “high-level...
  • Focus on Family Farms Leads to Partnerships and Business Opportunities

    For thirty years, Doug Pollema has focused on providing products and services to support family farmers around his business in northwest Iowa. Doug is a native of Hull, Iowa, and after college he started working as an outside salesman and livestock production representative for Hull Feed & Produce, an independent...
  • Responsible Antibiotic Use

    What comes to mind when you hear the word “Antibiotics”?  The media is crawling with content about antibiotics these days.  For consumers - there is a growing concern about bacterial resistance to antibiotics, and sometimes these concerns are coupled with the use of antibiotics in livestock. At Pipestone, we take...
  • Welcome to the team, Dr. Joseph Yaros!

    Joseph originally grew up in Upstate New York with three twin brothers on a 1000 ewe sheep farm. He spent his summers showing pure bred Suffolk sheep at the county and state fairs, while helping taking care of the family farm. Caring for livestock and understanding the management of the...
  • Fly Control

    Some of the most common pests within a hog operation include your common house fly and fruit fly. These pests are not only a risk for transferring diseases, but are also a nuisance to the animals and people that work or reside in these barns. Once these pests are established...
  • July 2016 Hog Market

    Last Friday USDA released their Quarterly Hogs & Pigs Report which I’ve included along with the Pre-report estimates and so you can see the differences in the far right hand column.  You’ll notice that the actual USDA numbers came in quite a bit higher than the estimates across most of...
  • Preventing and Managing Heat Stress

    Have you ever unloaded a group of pigs that are heat stressed following transportation? How do you manage transportation during months of high heat and humidity to prevent or minimize heat stress and transport losses? Here are a few tips to help your pigs weather summer heat and humidity.  It...
  • Culling Strategy: Should She Stay or Go?

    Culling – as boring of a subject it may be, your culling strategy is an important factor in the health and future of your herd.  Culling “strategy” is something that is highly variable from farm-to-farm.  First, having a culling strategy implies that you have a choice, and we all know...

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