If processors want to continue to buy pigs from independent producers, now is the time to offer a better price and stop barns from shutting down, says the author.  |  File photo

Hog price crash forcing barn closures

What is the difference between pigs and cows? It’s a dumb question, you may say. Cattle are ruminants, meaning they have four stomachs, while pigs are monogastrics with one stomach. From my observation, cows are more aloof while pigs are more social. Another difference unique to North American pigs is they are one directional, moving […] Read more