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Friday, November 10, 2017
Employee training improves piglet-survival rates
In an unusual research study, an employee-training program — Day One Pig Care via the Pork Avenue Training Portal (PATP) — focused on online training followed by tracked, in-barn verification experiences,...
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Food Citizenship Report: Building a Better Food System
UK - The result of a ten-month inquiry with six organisations including the RSPB and Co-op to explore a Citizen food system, the Food Citizenship Report explores the false and limiting idea of ‘the consumer’....
Monday, March 13, 2017
Mark Your Calendar for the Novus Graduate Scholars Program (NGS) Launch
CHINA - Since its introduction in China, the Novus Graduate Scholars Program (NGS) has been held successfully for 11 years by Novus International, Inc., and this year's launch is set for March 20 at Sichuan...
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
CIRCOVAC Found to Protect Piglets Against PCV2d
GLOBAL - The new PCV2d variant of the Porcine Circovirus is an emerging virus that has been associated with vaccine failure....
Friday, December 23, 2016
Combined CIRCOVAC+SPRINTVAC Vaccine Does Not Reduce Efficacy
FRANCE - Combining vaccines often brings convenience but at the cost of efficacy....
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Czech Points: Prague Hosts European PRRSspective
CZECH REPUBLIC - The place: Prague, capital city of the Czech Republic. The occasion: the 2nd Boehringer Ingelheim European PRRSspective, attended by veterinary practitioners and researchers from across...
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Enriched Pens Linked to Less Gestational Stress, Lower Piglet Mortality
GLOBAL - Housing sows in enriched pens can reduce stress and have a positive impact on the development and survival rate of piglets, according to scientists....
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
FluSure XP® Vaccine With Strain Update Now Available From Zoetis
US - Zoetis Inc. has announced the availability of its FluSure XP® vaccine updated with clusters IV-A and IV-B of the H3N2 subtype. Because influenza A virus of swine (IAV-S) continues to evolve and challenge...
Thursday, November 24, 2016
A Successful Cleaning Procedure for Pig Houses
GLOBAL - Successful disinfection of a pig house starts with a well planned cleaning procedure...
Monday, November 07, 2016
SonicClean: Ultrasonic Waves Against Biofilm
GERMANY - Big Dutchman presents a new cleaning system for the liquid feeding of pigs...
Thursday, November 03, 2016
EstrusControl: New Tool Reliably Analyses the Heat Cycle of Sows
GERMANY - Checking gilts for heat is time-consuming and therefore often an issue on pig farms....
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Big Dutchman Innovation Sets New Hygiene Standards for the Feeding of Suckling Pigs
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has enhanced the well-known CulinaCup system for the feeding of suckling pigs and developed an automatic feeding system. ...
Thursday, October 27, 2016
What is the Future of Oral Fluid Testing in Pigs?
GLOBAL - Oral fluid testing is often carried out as it is a welfare friendly, convenient and cost-effective tool for disease monitoring in pigs....
Friday, October 21, 2016
Three Projects Win 2016 European PRRS Research Award
EUROPE - The winners of the 2016 European PRRS Research Award have been announced at this year’s international swine veterinary assembly by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health....
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Zoetis Free Personal Wellness Course Reinforces Ongoing Commitment to Veterinarians
GLOBAL - Zoetis has announced the addition of seven new Personal Wellness Modules to VETVANCE, its free, web-based learning resource for the veterinary community. The new 2-3-minute video modules, part...
New EasySlider Offers Individual, Computer-Controlled Feeding in Sow Management
GERMANY - Optimising the feed supply is a central factor for economic success in sow management. A computer-controlled dosing device for farrowing pens that Big Dutchman recently introduced to the market...
Pig Respiratory Disease Treatment Safe Against Antibiotic Resistance Development
GLOBAL - Antibiotic resistance is of growing concern to both human and animal health. With this in mind, Merial has determined the minimum inhibitory concentrations of gamithromycin against swine food-borne...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Big Dutchman Takes Over Distribution, Development of CulinaCupLine
GERMANY - The successful piglet feeding system CulinaCupLine, devised by the feed producer Bröring from Dinklage, Germany, will be distributed and developed by the world market leader for piglet equipment,...
Friday, October 14, 2016
Five Steps to Better Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Control
GLOBAL - Pig health is critical for maintaining animal welfare and ensuring a steady supply of safe and affordable pork. “Sustainable Health” is a series of articles about common health issues in today’s...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Free Your Pig Farm of Mange with the ARPEGE Programme
FRANCE - Mange (Sarcoptes Scabiei var. suis) is an important disease impacting pig herd productivity but, thanks to the ARPEGE eradication programme, pig farms can now be mange free....
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Understanding Dietary Fibre to Boost Animal Feed and Digestion
GLOBAL - The addition of fibre-degrading enzymes to feed delivers significant benefits for animal digestion, explains Dr Hadden Graham, Global Technical Director at AB Vista....
Friday, October 07, 2016
Zoetis Calls on Veterinary Students to Apply for 2017 Scholarships
US - Zoetis Inc. is partnering with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) to invite second- and third-year veterinary students in the US and Caribbean to apply for the 2017 Zoetis...
Thursday, October 06, 2016
What is the Prevalence of PRRS in Brittany?
FRANCE - A recent survey shows 60-70 per cent of farms in Brittany, France, test positive for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS). ...
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Lifetime Nutrition Key to Optimising Pig Performance
GLOBAL - Continuing to improve nutrient utilisation and performance through in-feed applications is a key focus for modern swine production systems....
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Call for Entries: Awards for Advancing Swine Respiratory Disease Research
US - The Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease, with the financial support from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), is pleased to open the call for entries for the 2017 research...
Thursday, September 22, 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 3
GLOBAL - A new product is proving to be efficiant in the treatment of swine respiratory disease (SRD)....
Friday, September 09, 2016
BIOMIN Sponsors Nutrition and Gut Health Summer Academy at Vetmeduni Vienna
AUSTRIA - Gut health is becoming increasingly important in farm animals, and throughout the first week of August, 19 young researchers and professionals working in the area of animal nutrition and animal...
Thursday, September 08, 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 2
GLOBAL - Gamithromycin has been shown to have stronger potency against the four major pathogens causing respiratory diseases in pigs....
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
MSD Animal Health Supports Young Veterinarian in Tropical Animal Health Research
ETHIOPIA - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) today announced it will sponsor veterinarian, Wudu Temesgen Jemberu, who will present data on the economic impact of Foot...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Zoetis to Sponsor Postgraduate Research Fellowship at Iowa State University
US - A study at Iowa State University may give pork producers new insights on how to manage the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). A postgraduate fellow, sponsored by Zoetis, will work...
 
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