Tag Archive: animal welfare, animal well-being program, antibiotic use, confinement, disease prevention, Dr. Tara Donovan, food production, food safety, Hanor Company, judicious use, withdrawal times
Jun 16, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Hanor swine vet: Food animals deserve the same care and treatment as petsPigs are “very cool” animals — they’re all curious and very friendly from the time they’re baby pigs to sows and boars, explains Tara Donovan, DVM, company veterinarian for Hanor Company.
May 19, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Understanding animal behavior helps ensure better piglet careWatching 21-day old piglets that just left their mothers being placed in a nursery barn takes a special “sixth” sense to understand what they’re feeling.
May 19, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Technology, veterinary care helping to improve pig health, production on Illinois swine farmNess farm pigs get dessert before dinner. The Ness’ production system uses a liquid byproduct from an ice cream manufacturer to supply fat and energy to their pigs’ diet.