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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...
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
What Makes Iberian Ham So Unique?
Dry, cured hams have been produced throughout southern Europe for centuries. Spain, Italy, Portugal and France have highly valued hams, employing a variety of pig breeds and curing methods. ...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
MagixX: Exhaust Air Treatment Makes Pig Farm Smell Like the Woods
GERMANY - "This barn houses 1,000 pigs – and the exhaust air smells like the woods!" farmer Arno Usselmann from Bersenbrück in Northern Germany says happily about his Big Dutchman exhaust air washer...
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...
Friday, July 15, 2016
Biosecurity in Pork Production – Bio-Exclusion
GLOBAL - There are three types of biosecurity in pork production: bio-exclusion – avoiding the entry of a new pathogen; bio-management – controlling the level of pathogens already on the farm; and...
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,...
Friday, December 04, 2015
Video Tutorial Helps Establish Gilt Management for PRRS Control
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers most effectively prevent the spread of PRRS into their breeding herds, veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued the fourth of its recent series of educational...
Monday, November 23, 2015
Canada Market Report
CANADA - Ontario producers are by and large coming off a marvelous fall for harvest. They have been blessed with mostly favourable weather for getting fall work done and a bountiful harvest, with lots...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
PEDv Global Insights: Investment Being Made for Future
ANALYSIS - Joel Harris, Harrisvaccines Head of Sales and Marketing, shared insights regarding Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) from his recent global travels. ...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
MSD Animal Health Announces European Commission Approval of First Intradermal Vaccine Against Porcine Circovirus Type 2
EU - Swine producers can now protect their piglets against three major swine diseases with a needle-free intradermal device from MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Pork Commentary: China! China! China!
CHINA - The China pork market continues to be the wildcard for the hog price prospects for both the North American and EU markets....
Monday, October 19, 2015
Viet Nam Hog Markets
VIETNAM - At the end of September and according to the General Statistics Office, Vietnam had about 2.5 to 3.0 per cent more pigs on farm as compared to last year at this time (all livestock are up about...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
New Targeted Vaccine to Improve Control of Enzootic Pneumoniae Avialable in Europe
EU - A brand new vaccine, Hyogen, launched by global animal health company, Ceva Sante Animale will help to improve the welfare of European pigs. The vaccine which protects against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae,...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
European Medicines Agency (EMA) Approves Use of Ingelvac CircoFLEX® During Pig Pregnancy, Lactation
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted the use of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Ingelvac CircoFLEX® during pregnancy and lactation in sows. The vaccine is registered worldwide for the protection...
Friday, August 14, 2015
Are You Prepared for PEDv? Zoetis Ready to Bring Vaccine to Europe
EUROPE - Showing its commitment to supporting European pig farmers and veterinarians, Zoetis is making its Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus vaccine available to the European market....
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Cut the Conflict on in Your Pig Operation
US - The people working on your operation are essential to your success. So when conflict interferes with their performance, are you prepared to lead them through it? writes Kerry Jones, consultant and...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Measuring Lactation Feed Intake
CANADA - One of the most important farm inputs is Lactation Feed Intake, write Lorne and Vick Tannas, swine specialists and nucleus support for Genesus farms in China....
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Big Dutchman Attracts a Multitude of Visitors in Bangkok
THAILAND - Big Dutchman looks back on a successful VIV Asia 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. On a 432 m2 stand, the pig equipment supplier presented many new products and innovative developments of existing...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Informative Leaflet on Housing Equipment for Piglet Rearing and Pig Finishing
GERMANY - Modern penning systems have to be animal-friendly and easy to clean and they should facilitate everyday work. Big Dutchman offers the respective solutions which can be implemented independent...
Friday, July 17, 2015
Video Tutorial Helps Establish Biosecurity for PRRS Control
GLOBAL - To help vets and producers establish a strong PRRS control programme, veterinary pharmaceutical company, HIPRA has issued an educational video focusing on the importance of strict biosecurity...

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