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Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Agreements Reached to Swap Sanofi’s Animal Health and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Consumer Healthcare Businesses
GLOBAL - Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim have announced the signing of contracts to secure the strategic transaction initiated in December 2015 which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health...
Thursday, June 23, 2016
IPVS: Diagnostics Help in Monitoring, Controlling Swine Respiratory Diseases
IRELAND – From 7-10 June, the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress gathered swine veterinarians from all over the globe. Thermo Fisher Scientific, world leader in serving science...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
CIRCOVAC Prevents PCVD on Your Pig Farm, Reduces Antibiotic Use
GLOBAL - Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVD) is a devastating disease that causes wasting in piglets and can lead to serious production and economic losses for the farmer....
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
How Important is PRRS Control?
GLOBAL - The annual cost of Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS) to the swine industry is $664 million, according to Dr. Derald Holtkamp, associate professor of veterinary medicine at Iowa...
Game Time: What a Pig’s Guts and Euro 2016 Have in Common
GLOBAL - We might think of skin as being the surface barrier between an animal and the outside world, but we need to consider also a much larger surface: the gut wall....
Friday, June 17, 2016
Swine Industry Veteran Wes Johnson Joins Ceva
US - Longtime industry sales veteran Wes Johnson, has joined Ceva Animal Health’s swine business unit as strategic account manager with a keen focus on the custom vaccine business. In his new role, Johnson...
IPVS: MSD Animal Health Explains How to Build Consumer Trust in the Pork Industry
IRELAND - The 24th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress was held in Dublin, Ireland, from June 7-10, 2016, simultaneously with the 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management. MSD...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Preventing PCVD on Your Pig Farm Whilst Increasing Uniformity
GLOBAL - Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVD) is a devastating disease that causes wasting in piglets and can lead to serious production and economic losses for the farmer....
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Novus Launches Project Horizon at World Pork Expo
US - Today at an exclusive event in their tent at World Pork Expo, Novus International, Inc. launched Project Horizon, their commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free...
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Thermo Fisher Scientific Research Monitors Genetic Diversity of European PRRSV
EUROPE - The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus mutates rapidly, especially European strains, creating a challenge for diagnostic laboratories to monitor the disease. Today, Thermo...
Amazing IGA Response Found in PEDv Oral Fluid Testing
ANALYSIS - A recent study that evaluated the antibody response against PEDv in serum showed the best results when using the IGA response. ...
Monday, May 23, 2016
New Video Tutorial available at on PRRS Control
GLOBAL - HIPRA has issued the fifth in its recent series of educational videos that looks at immunization to help vets and producers immunize their breeding herds most effectively....
Friday, May 20, 2016
Preventing PCVD on Your Pig farm
GLOBAL - Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVD) is a devastating disease that causes wasting in piglets and can lead to serious production and economic losses for the farmer. ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Performance Benefits through Early Xylanase Application Demonstrated in New Video
GLOBAL - The latest video in the AB Vista ‘Extraordinary Science Brought to Life’ series reveals significant benefits for swine through early xylanase application....
Thursday, May 12, 2016
What Does it Take to Create a Sustainable Farm in China?
CHINA - Big Dutchman China, in collaboration with Alltech, capped off a successful week by hosting and conducting The 2016 Pig week in the Chinese cities Shenyang and Beijing. The event was held April...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Demonstration Farm Helping Pork Industry See Benefits of Pig-Castration Alternative
US - A group of 250 intact male piglets arrives at the demonstration farm ready to be the face of a new type of pork production. Beginning at approximately 25 days of age, these piglets will unknowingly...
Friday, May 06, 2016
Oral Fluid Testing Expected to Expand Disease Spectrum
ANALYSIS - Oral fluid testing has made huge strides as a diagnosing and surveillance tool, and even more important, it has the opportunity to make a bigger impact by expanding the number of diseases it...
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
New Real-time PCR Kit Accurately Detects African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - Recent outbreaks of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in Eastern Europe have led to the growing need for more accurate diagnostics to help identify and monitor the highly contagious pathogen for...
Monday, May 02, 2016
Zoetis Champions Swine Health in Canada with Pigcare.Ca
CANADA - Zoetis is proud to announce the launch of PigCare.ca, the new online community for Canadian swine producers, designed to promote animal health and provide resources which respond to the varied...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Brazilian Swine Producers Use Diagnostics to Pinpoint Diseases
ANALYSIS - Despite lacking of some swine diseases seen in other parts of the world, the demand for swine diagnostics in Brazil is growing as producers want to pinpoint disease challenges and better understand...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Making Room for Feed Additives in Piglet Diets
GLOBAL - Organic acid use in piglet diets can be considered routine nowadays. Yet, high levels of organic acids in feed formulation take up a lot of otherwise useful space in the feed. Replacing a portion...
Hypor Invests in New Technology for Canadian and US Swine
CANADA - Hypor is growing the number of pigs it tests by 25 percent with the addition of several Pig Performance feeding stations at its nucleus facility in Abernethy, Saskatchewan....
Tight Margins Call for Goal-Minded Planning
ANALYSIS - With swine producer margins tighter than ever, it's important for producers to review current protocols and set goals that can maximize return on investment. ...
Monday, April 25, 2016
MSD Animal Health to Acquire Worldwide Rights to Whisper® Veterinary Stethoscope System
GLOBAL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health inside the United States and Canada) today announced plans to acquire worldwide rights for the Whisper® Veterinary Stethoscope System from Minnesota-based...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Nutriad Gold Sponsor of Pig Feed Quality Conference
THAILAND - With record turnout, the 2016 Pig Feed Quality Conference in Bangkok once again proved successful in presenting the latest in ‘science, trials and applications’ in pig nutrition to its attendants....
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
AB Vista Video Sheds New Light on the Positive Effects of Complete Phytate Destruction on animal nutrition
GLOBAL - A new video from AB Vista reveals details about why complete phytate destruction in the digestive tract may lead to increased growth efficiency in swine and poultry....
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
How Do US Biosurveillance Efforts Impact the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - When you hear the word "biosurveillance", you may wonder who's watching who? In this case, the team at Iowa State University's Diagnostic Laboratory is playing the important role of surveilling...
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Combined Mycotoxin Threat to Livestock Rated High in the US, According to BIOMIN Survey
US - Increased occurrence and co-occurrence levels in the 2015 corn harvested in the United States pose a higher risk to livestock production in 2016, according to the latest BIOMIN Corn Survey....
Monday, March 21, 2016
Diagnostics Help Pinpoint Disease Amid Antibiotic Use Concerns
ANALYSIS - Antimicrobial use has garnered much attention lately, and an industry expert explains the critical role that diagnostics play in pinpointing disease challenges so the right health solution is...
Friday, March 18, 2016
Prestigious Award for PIC Veterinarian
US - Dr Bob Thompson received the American Association of Swine Veterinarians’ Technical Services/Allied Industry Veterinarian of the Year Award during the association’s 47th Annual Meeting on February...
 
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