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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 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on New forms of swine influenza pose tough but manageable challengesNew strains of the swine influenza virus continue to emerge, making it difficult for pork producers to manage, two experts who specialize in the disease of food animals said at a recent webinar...
Jan 22, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Individual pig care offers path to better health, uniformityMaking pig uniformity part of the management strategy from birth can maximize profitability throughout the growth cycle.
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...
Jan 10, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Calls to cut antibiotics could hurt pig health, vet warnsCalls to ban antibiotics for disease protection in pig and other livestock systems could damage animal welfare and compromise the United States’ food system, industry leaders say.
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 14, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on What to expect during an on-farm CSI auditAn on-farm visit by an auditor will likely be routine for pork producers in the future. Knowing what an auditor expects and what pork producers can do during the audit will help prepare for a...
Dec 11, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pig Health Today launches mobile appPig Health Today, the world’s only news website focused entirely on swine health, welfare and sustainability, has partnered with sponsor Zoetis to launch a mobile app for Apple and Android devices.
Dec 05, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Air-cleaning technology could slash respiratory disease riskA technology that reduces dust, germs and gasses from the air in pig sheds could help cut the number of pigs that develop lesions associated with respiratory disease.
Dec 05, 2017PGT EditorComments Off on Build up winter housing defenses to ward off diseaseOptimizing pig sheds is vital for maintaining herd health, but in the winter months, getting the environment right is especially important in warding off illness.