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Feb 04, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Steps to keep the incidence of stillborns at bayby Megan Schnur, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. Carthage, Illinois
Jan 30, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Minimise weaning stress to maximise piglet performanceMinimising the amount of stress piglets go through can help limit health issues and growth checks associated with weaning, according to a pig health specialist.
Jan 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pig care, disease prevention are top goals for this vetIn a video produced as part of the Vets on Call series, Dr. Paul Ruen explains that pigs are social creatures who like to be in groups.
Jan 24, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Europe bans zinc oxide in pig feedEurope’s farmers have been given five years to phase out the use of zinc oxide in pig feed.
Jan 24, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Nutrition key to increasing sow productivityGreater focus on sow nutrition can help swine producers drastically improve productivity and longevity across their herd, according to one of Canada’s senior nutritionists.
Jan 15, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pork producers need to proactively communicate with consumers to change the dialoguePork producers and swine veterinarians need to take a more active role in consumers’ food conversations for them to get an accurate picture of how pigs are raised, said Tamika Sims, PhD, director...
Jan 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on New claim provides flexible dosing for M. hyo medicationPork producers battling swine respiratory disease associated with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) now have more flexibility when using Lincomix® (lincomycin hydrochloride) Type A medicated...
Dec 28, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on New antibiotics targets announced for UK pig sectorUK pig produers are working to meet ambitious new targets to further reduce antibiotic use in the industry.
Dec 27, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome control in Asiaby Marlon L. Linatoc Regional Technical Manager Swine Asia-Pacific and Greater China, Zoetis Inc. Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) continues to be one of the most...
Dec 21, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Boar stud requires high health status, zero tolerance for biosecurity errorsA boar stud producing semen for thousands of sows needs to maintain excellent health with the highest level of biosecurity possible.