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<br /> May 2018<br /> NationalHogFarmer.com<br /> NPB president's parting<br /> words PAGE 42<br /> How to be a virtual rock star PAGE 46<br /> WPX guide PAGE 50<br /> Rethink the norm:<br /> Combating high<br /> pre-weaning mortality<br /> There's a standard swine producers and veterinarians have<br /> grown accustomed to: 15 percent. It's roughly the industry<br /> average for pre-weaning mortality in piglets, an issue that has<br /> long impacted the swine industry.<br /> The 2016 Pork Industry Analysis indicates<br /> that while the number of pigs born alive<br /> continues to rise, pre-weaning mortality<br /> is growing right alongside it. According<br /> to the report, which looks at production<br /> data from about 35 percent of the U.S.<br /> sow herds, the sow farm average for<br /> pre-weaning mortality was 17.3 percent in<br /> 2016. 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