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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hybrid Pharmaceutical Twin-Screw Extruder Designed to Deliver True Drug Formulation Flexibility
GLOBAL - The Thermo Scientific Pharma 16 Twin-Screw Extruder allows simple switching between hot melt extrusion and continuous granulation operation...
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...
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...
 
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