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Monday, June 29, 2015
Diagnostics Important to Identify Type of PRRS on Sick Farm
ANALYSIS - Dr. Lisa Becton, Director of Swine Health Research at the National Pork Board, said the role of diagnostics with Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRS) is important in helping...
Experts Discuss Recent Findings in PEDv Monitoring, Risk Factors and Immunology
US - With the recent increase in porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) cases reported this spring, the latest At The Meeting (ATM) with the Morrison Group audio program provides an update on developments...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Controlling Costs, Improving Herd Health are Keys to Success in Tough Times
US - During the 2015 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, veterinarians from two leading swine health and production companies shared their recommendations on how producers can best manage their herds...
First HIPRA SENG Vaccine Reaches China
CHINA - Last April, HIPRA presented RHINISENG®, the innovative vaccine for the prevention of Progressive and Non- progressive Swine Atrophic Rhinitis, in China. ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Video Tutorial Helps Establish Monitoring Programme for PRRS
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers establish a strong monitoring programme, veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued the second of a series of educational videos....
Boehringer Ingelheim Develops New PCR Test for Ileitis
ANALYSIS - Boehringer Ingelheim has developed the swine industry’s first commercially available quantitative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for Lawsonia (ileitis) using fecal samples. ...
Rapid Diagnostics Play Critical Role in PEDv Cases
ANALYSIS - Dr. Paul Thomas, veterinarian with AMVC Management Services, said rapid diagnostics have played a key role in detecting Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus because the clinical signs can look...
Friday, June 19, 2015
Nutriad Developing Mycotoxin Rapid Test Kit
BELGIUM - Belgium based feed additive specialist Nutriad and Ghent University have been working for two years on a project developing a prototype rapid test kit for mycotoxins....
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Diagnostics Play Important Role with Complicated Disease Complexes
ANALYSIS - Howard Hill, DVM and past National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) president, said diagnostics are playing a critical role in the pork industry as the industry deals with complicated disease complexes...
Prescription Vaccines Offer Rapid Response Solutions to Swine Industry
ANALYSIS - New USDA regulations will allow producers access to more herd-specific or prescription vaccines, so a farmer can customize their vaccine portfolio to their herd that can be validated by USDA,...
Monday, June 15, 2015
New Boehringer Ingelheim Vaccine Protects Against Two Types of Salmonella
ANALYSIS - Salmonella has taken a back seat to other diseases like PEDv, SIV and even Avian Influenza, but Salmonella is an important disease to monitor and protect your herd against, reports ThePigSite's...
New Video Helps Pig Producers Control PRRS
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers control Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS), veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued the first of a series of educational videos....
Friday, June 12, 2015
Harrisvaccines CEO is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Winner
US - EY has announced that Dr Hank Harris of Harrisvaccines, an Ames-Iowa based animal vaccine producer, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2015 Award in the manufacturing category in the Upper...
Merck Animal Health Supports Young Researchers at International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses
US - The 3rd International Symposium on Neglected Influenza Viruses (ISNIV) held in Athens, Georgia was an opportunity for young and upcoming scientists to be recognized. Two Junior Investigator Best Speaker...
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
HIPRA presents TRUE FUSION for Gilts
EUROPE - At the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) which took place last April in Nantes, HIPRA presented the new fusion ERYSENG® PARVO + UNISTRAIN® PRRS, the first choice for gilts....
Monday, June 08, 2015
Reduce Stillbirths by Being Pro-active During Farrowing
GLOBAL - One of the most important things in keeping pigs alive is just by being present. The second half of this is using your time effectively, write Lorne and Vick Tannas, swine specialists and nucleus...
Friday, June 05, 2015
First Commercial Quantitative PCR Test for Lawsonia Developed by BIVI
US - The Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) Health Management Center has developed and will offer, starting July 1, the industry’s first commercially available quantitative polymerase chain...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
First EuropeanPRRSpective Symposium Highlights PRRS Costs and Control
EUROPE - A major pig health conference took place in Nantes, France on April 21st with new evidence showing that the PRRS disease syndrome does more damage to the costs of pork producing herds across Europe...
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Boehringer Ingelheim Announces New PRRS Website
GLOBAL - Boehringer Ingelheim has announced its the new website on PRRS information....
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Experts to be Grilled at Iowa Swine Day
US - Experts from across the pork industry will gather to discuss key production issues at this year’s Iowa Swine Day, on 25 June....
Monday, May 18, 2015
Hog Slat's Poly Lamp Improves Plastic Heat Lamp
GLOBAL - Hog Slat’s introduction of the Poly Lamp improves several features of plastic heat lamp shades used in swine farrowing houses. ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015
MSD Animal Health Announces Expanded ZUPREVO® Label to Include Metaphylactic Use in Swine
EU - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has announced the expansion of the ZUPREVO® (tildipirosin) label following approval from the Committee for Medicinal...
Osborne Industries, Inc. to Present at VIV Russia International Summit
RUSSIA - Osborne Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced pig production equipment, is pleased to announce that company representatives are slated to present at the VIV Russia...
Friday, May 08, 2015
How To Maintain and Troubleshoot Hog Slat's GROW-DISK Feeding System
GLOBAL - Appropriate maintenance and troubleshooting of a GROW-DISK chain feeding system will lead to smooth operation and a longer lifetime of the components....
Porcine Circovirus: Focus of Latest 'At The Meeting' Swine Health Series
US - In the latest 'At the Meeting' (ATM) audio program on swine health from the Morrison Group, leading swine veterinarians take on the historic and novel work regarding porcine circovirus (PCV2), including...
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Solid Quarterly Performance Reported by Zoetis
GLOBAL - The CEO of Zoetis Inc. describes the company's first-quarter performance as "solid", with a six per cent increase in operational revenue linked to the strong markets in the Americas....
Monday, May 04, 2015
Diagnostics at Work: Tissue Sampling
US - Tissue samples can be tested for the presence of a range of pathogens, according to Life Technologies. ...
Friday, May 01, 2015
Zoetis Accepting Nominations for Pig Caregivers Award
US - Do you know a pig caregiver who goes above and beyond to consistently provide superior pig care? Nominate him or her for the Honoring Caregivers award from Zoetis....
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Harrisvaccines CEO Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year Award
US - EY has announced that Founder and CEO, Hank Harris, of Harrisvaccines is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Upper Midwest. ...
Monday, April 27, 2015
Nutriad Sponsors Important Pig Feed Conference in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Nutriad was recently a gold sponsor of the 2015 Pig Feed Quality Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, that was organised by Asian Pork Magazine, Asian Feed Magazine and GaZeFi....
 
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