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Ceva’s Response to Pharmacosmos Study on Impurities in FDA-Approved Injectable Iron Solutions

It is a medical fact that iron-deficiency anemia among baby pigs poses a risk to both animal welfare and productivity, as baby pigs are highly susceptible to iron deficiency. An injection of iron shortly after birth remains the scientifically proven, most effective way to prevent anemia in pigs. Today, there are a number of FDA-approved

Data can help improve PRRS control

Read more articles on Pig Health Today KEY POINTS ♦ Decisions based on data from a production system affected by PRRS will be better than reactive decisions made when PRRS strikes. ♦ Implementing metrics, using predictive analytics and applying a proactive decision-making process can help pork producers improve management of PRRS. ♦ The value

Indiana Gene Transfer Center Open House

DNA Genetics, the second largest swine genetic supplier in North America, invites you to the open house of their state-of-the-art genetic transfer center on Thursday May 24. The newly constructed facility is located in northeast Fayette County, Indiana. They will conduct guided tours and have presentations about DNA and how this facility will impact the

March Beef Exports Set New Value Record; Pork Exports also Strong

Strong March results capped an excellent first quarter for U.S. red meat exports, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF, as beef exports set a new monthly value record in March and pork export value reached the second-highest level on record. The United States is exporting a strong share of its beef

Purdue, CME Group’s Ag Economy Barometer Dips Again. Still Positive

The Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer fell to 125 in April, which was 10 points lower than a month earlier and 15 points below its February reading (Figure 1). The sharp drop in the ag producer sentiment index, which is based upon a monthly a survey of 400 agricultural producers from across the U.S., was

NAFTA Participants Increasingly Invested in Successfully Concluding Negotiations

Farmscape for May 1, 2018 Full Interview 12:27 Listen The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says participants in discussion aimed at modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement have become highly invested in successfully concluding the negotiations. Negotiations aimed at rewriting NAFTA continued last week and are expected to resume again in about

Full Year: Boehringer Ingelheim’s Sales Up 14%, Profits Down 112%

Source: Boehringer Ingelheim news release To view the complete report, click here. The research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim can look back on a very successful 2017 financial year. All businesses contributed to net sales growth. R&D expenditure exceeded three billion euros, around 2.7 billion euros of which was in the human pharmaceuticals area alone. “There

YANG® listed for use in U.S. organic swine diets

Prebiotic supports animals during stressful conditions Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces YANG®, yeast association new generation*, is now listed in the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) Products List©. This gives U.S. organic swine and aquaculture producers — as well as pet food manufacturers — an innovative prebiotic concentrate of yeast derivatives to support animals during stressful

Justin Welsh, D.V.M., Named Executive Director, Food Animal Technical Services

Justin Welsh, D.V.M., has been named Executive Director of Food Animal Technical Services for Merck Animal Health’s U.S. Food Animal Team. In his new role, Dr. Welsh oversees the technical services and pharmacovigilance groups for the company’s ruminants, swine and poultry businesses. “I am honored to lead this very talented group of veterinarians and Ph.D.

What have we learned about antibiotic-resistant genes in groundwater?

Read more articles on Pig Health Today Swine manure is a valuable resource for cropland, but understanding its potential impact on groundwater is an ongoing priority. This includes if and how antimicrobial-resistant organisms move through groundwater following manure application. Among the researchers looking for answers is Michelle Soupir, PhD, associate professor of agricultural and bioengineering at Iowa State University.   “I’ve

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