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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...
Thursday, March 17, 2016
MSD Animal Health Introduces PORCILIS® PCV ID at 2016 High Quality Pork Congress
PORTUGAL - On February 4-5, MSD Animal Health held its 2016 High Quality Pork Congress in Lisbon, Portugal, bringing together swine producers and veterinarians from across Europe to discuss the benefits...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Harrisvaccines Receives Production Platform Vaccine Licensure
US - Merck Animal Health has announced that its recent acquisition, Harrisvaccines, has been granted licensure of its Prescription Product, RNA Particle (RP) vaccine platform from the US Department of...
Friday, March 11, 2016
Internal Positive Control Reagent Improves Accuracy of Veterinary Diagnostic Tests
US - Veterinary diagnostic laboratories now have access to an internal positive control (IPC) reagent that is designed to improve the accuracy and effectiveness of their test results....
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Diagnostics Critical in New Norm of Emerging Swine Diseases
ANALYSIS - Diagnostics are the most critical element in detecting and differentiating emerging diseases from endemic or already occurring domestic disease, writes Sarah Mikesell. ...
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Research to Develop a Digestible Calcium System for Pigs to be Presented at Pig Feed Quality Conference in Bangkok
THAILAND - The latest data to be published from research to determine the digestible calcium (Ca) requirements for pigs and corresponding digestible Ca availability in feeds will be presented at the upcoming...
Friday, March 04, 2016
AB Vista to Reveal New Research into Mineral Utilisation in Piglet diets at Pig Focus Asia
THAILAND - New research into optimising piglet performance and trace mineral nutrition will be presented by AB Vista at this year’s Pig Focus Asia conference in Bangkok, March 21-23....
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Comprehensive Technical Manual for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (MH) Management Now Available From Zoetis
US - In collaboration with a team of seven Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (MH) experts, Zoetis is providing veterinarians with proven strategies and protocols for managing this costly disease through a new resource...
Diagnosing Swine Diseases Requires Diagnostics
ANALYSIS - Many swine diseases, including Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS), can "look" the same, making it difficult to diagnose, so veterinarians regularly rely on diagnostics to help...
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Supports Independent PCV2 Research
GERMANY - For the ninth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has funded independent European research projects related to Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) infection and associated diseases. Over the...
Monday, February 29, 2016
New Lung Programme Helps Pig Farmers Review Respiratory Diseases
GLOBAL - Two organisms that can cause serious respiratory diseases in pigs are the bacteria Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia. Vaccination is used to help farmers prevent infections...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
New Novus Video Commemorates 25th Business Anniversary
US - GLOBAL - Novus International Inc. has released a new video that celebrates the silver anniversary of the company. The video, a compilation of employee interviews from earliest employees to new hires,...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
MSD Launches First Intradermal Vaccine Against PCV2
PORTUGAL – MSD Animal Health held the High Quality Pork Congress on 4th and 5th February in order to present the lastest state-of-the-art intradermal vaccine against PCV2: PORCILIS PCV ID....
Friday, February 05, 2016
Zoetis Collaborates with National Pork Board to Extend Access to its Pig Care Training Program
US - Starting this month, Zoetis will be working with the National Pork Board to help extend the reach of Individual Pig Care, an in-barn education and training program from Zoetis. For nearly 10 years,...
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Ingelvac PRRS® MLV 250-Dose Option Now Available
GLOBAL - Protecting your herd against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) just became more convenient. In an effort to give producers and veterinarians a broader choice of sizes, Boehringer...
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Novus International Releases CIBENZA® DP100 Video
Today, Novus International, Inc., a global leader in animal nutrition, announced the release of a video highlighting the world’s leading protease feed enzyme, CIBENZA® DP100 feed additive. The video...
Thursday, January 28, 2016
What is Phytase Superdosing? AB Vista Explains the Science
GLOBAL - In a recently released technical video, Mike Bedford, Research Director at AB Vista, highlights new research that more precisely identifies how phytases work in the animal. This helps explain...
PRRS More Devastating in US than PEDv at its Worst
ANALYSIS - $664 million - that's the annual cost of Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS) to the swine industry, reports Sarah Mikesell from the North American PRRS Symposium. ...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Emerging Strains of PRRS Can Be Highly Virulent
ANALYSIS - Emerging strains of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) can develop on a regularly basis and every few years a particularly virulent strain will arise and cause waves of disease,...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Get More from Forage this Winter with Revolutionary Forage Pre-Treatment
UK - Despite good silage-making weather in some regions of the UK and Ireland last summer, many clamps still contain large volumes of low feed value silage made under less than favourable conditions. ...
 
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