Tag Archive: antibiotics, Heather Fowler, National Pork Board, One Health, Pig care, Pork Checkoff, vfd
Feb 27, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on ‘One Health’ approach needed to balance antibiotic usage, animal welfareWhen it comes to responsible antibiotic management, there are wide-ranging views and interpretations on usage, impact, future direction and even terminology.
Feb 22, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Producer priorities drive NPB swine-health researchThere’s no shortage of swine-health issues that would benefit from research investment, but when it comes to allocating Pork Checkoff funds, producers make the decisions.
Feb 21, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on New council to direct swine-disease responseFor years, the USDA and US pork industry have had plans in place to address a foreign animal disease, but PED and ASF developments raised the priority status to a new level.
Nov 20, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Secure Pork Supply plan: Beginning steps to safeguard your herdAccording to an Iowa State University study, the potential revenue losses to US pork and beef industries from an FMD outbreak would run $12.8 billion annually with associated losses to corn and...
Aug 10, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pork industry teaming with NAHMS, FDA to score antibiotic useNational Pork Board’s David Pyburn, DVM, talked with Pig Health Today about two initiatives under way to help regulators grade the pork industry’s commitment to responsible antibiotic usage.
Jun 08, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Secure Pork Supply plan seeks to minimize disruption from foreign animal diseasesThe National Pork Board, with major support from USDA, is creating a Secure Pork Supply plan to help America’s pig farmers respond quickly and successfully to a major threat, such as a foreign...
Jun 03, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Updated PRRS research book now available onlineA new guide on managing porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is now available online from the National Pork Board.