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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Less Invasive Diagnostic Sampling Using Oral Fluids to Be Main Topic of Special Seminar at ESPHM Congress
ITALY - A free, educational seminar about the benefits of collecting and testing oral fluids for diseases in swine will be held just before the 2014 European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM)....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Altresyn: Making Good Sow Productivity Even Better
DENMARK - Ceva’s expertise in the field of swine reproduction was put to the test with the introduction of Altresyn® in Denmark. With an average of 28.8 sold pigs per sow each year, Danish producers...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Novartis Launches Strenzen for Treatment of Respiratory, Enteric Diseases in Pigs
SWITZERLAND - Novartis Animal Health (NAH) has announced the launch of Strenzen® (amoxicillin, clavulanic acid), an oral water medication for pigs containing a combination of amoxicillin trihydrate (500mg/g)...
Monday, April 07, 2014
New, Unrelated Virus Strains Invade US Swine
US - At the recent American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) meeting, an important topic was confirmation of the presence of multiple strains of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV) and Swine...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Pig Producers Urged to Vaccinate against Swine Influenza
UK - Following an announcement by the AHVLA at the end of 2013 regarding an increase in swine influenza diagnoses in the UK, Merial Animal Health is urging pig farmers to consider vaccination against the...
Tips on Hospital Pen Management
UK - The purpose of a hospital pen on the pig farm, as its name implies, is to provide a comfortable environment in which to treat ill pigs and give them a good chance of recovery, says ACMC veterinary...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Prevent Contamination of Liquid Feed and Keep Pigs Healthy
GLOBAL - Hygiene is a key priority in liquid feed installations, says CID Lines. ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
ESPHM 2014 to Take Place in Sorrento, Italy
ITALY - The organising committee for the 6th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) has announced that the symposium will take place from 7 to 9 May 2014 in Sorrento, Italy....
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Zoetis to Participate in Jefferies Animal Health Summit
US - Zoetis will participate in the Jefferies Animal Health Summit on Thursday 27 March at the Jefferies Conference Center in New York, NY. ...
Friday, March 14, 2014
2014 PRRS Research Awards Announced
US - The 2014 Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) PRRS Research Awards were announced at the annual conference of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV). ...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Register for European Pig Health Symposium This Week!
ITALY - Saturday 15 March is the closing date for registrations for the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM), according to the event organisers....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Zoetis Appoints Purdue Veterinary Expert to Board
US - Zoetis has appointed Dr Willie M. Reed, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Purdue University, to its Board of Directors....
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Two New PED Initiatives from BIVI
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc has launched two initiatives on Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) for swine industry; it has announced applied research funding and a PED News service for vets....
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
5m Publishing Expands Its Animal Care Coverage
UK - 5m Publishing is expanding its coverage of animal health and welfare beyond the farm gate....
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Unlock New Areas of Profitability
US - As for other new technologies, as the use of immunocastration increases among global competitors, US pork producers will risk losing market share by not adopting it, says Zoetis....
Friday, February 21, 2014
Registration Open for Pig Performance Symposium Offered by Zoetis
US - Online registration is open for Evaluating, Optimizing and Utilizing Technologies to Improve Pig Performance, a symposium offered by Zoetis. This special technology symposium is free and will be held...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Novus Forum Focuses on Protease Use in Animal Feed Industry
THAILAND - Leading animal protein producers from the Southeast Asia Pacific Region recently gathered to work on the best model for using enzymes in animal diets. The Novus Forum-Enzyme Summit, one of the...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Healthier Pigs for Farm and Fork
UK - A Swedish Nucleus Hampshire population has been bred to be more robust when dealing with disease challenge, explains JSR Genetics, thus meeting growing demand for pork while minimising the risk of...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Zoetis Results Confirm Commitment to Grow Revenue
US - Zoetis has reported its fourth quarter 2013 revenue of $1.25 billion, an increase of seven per cent from the same period the previous year and while revenue for the year was up five per cent at $4.56...
Zoetis Partners with Iowa State University on PED Vaccine
US - Zoetis has announced a research partnership with Iowa State University to help control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) in the United States....
Friday, February 07, 2014
MSD Animal Health, Utrecht University Partner up to Discover PED Vaccine
US & NETHERLANDS - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) announced that it has entered into a research agreement with Utrecht University to test leads towards a vaccine...
Monday, February 03, 2014
Co-operation to Prevent Zoonosis
HUNGARY - A conference was held early last month to facilitate the control of diseases transmissible from animals to humans....
Review Vaccination Procedures, Says ACMC
UK - It is well worth while periodically reviewing vaccination procedures with the pig farm staff actually giving the injections, including their technique, accurate dosage — ensuring automatic syringes...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
New Administration Option Now Available with Zoetis RespiSure-ONE
US - Zoetis is giving swine veterinarians and pork producers another on-label vaccination option by making RespiSure-ONE available for a two-dose protocol....
Monday, January 27, 2014
Take Advantage of Early Registration Discount for ESPHM
ITALY - Organisers of the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) are advising early registration for the conference, which takes place in Sorrento from 7 to 9 May 2014....
PED Update: Canada Positive
CANADA - The last few weeks Genesus was at the Iowa and Minnesota Pork Congresses partaking in the meetings and tradeshows. To no surprise there was a lot of discussion regarding Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Avoid Residues in Cull Sows by Using Antibiotics Responsibly
US - Violative antibiotic residues in meat can bring serious problems to your farm. These violations can be easily avoided. Responsible antibiotic use in pork production isn’t a single decision; it’s...
Merck Launches New Addition to the Circumvent G2 Product Line
US - Merck Animal Health last week introduced Circumvent® PCV-M G2 - a porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccine. The new vaccine is the only one-dose or two-dose,...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
GeneSeek Now Offers Rapid PEDV Test
US - Neogen Corporation has announced the immediate availability of a new test to rapidly and accurately detect Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV). ...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Zoetis Breaks New Ground in Sustainable Pork Production
US - IMPROVEST® life cycle assessment and Environmental Product Declaration represents the first to be awarded to an animal health company, according to Zoetis....
 
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