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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

Maximizing colostrum intake at birth improves finishing performance

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The amount of colostrum a piglet consumes during its first 24 hours of life impacts its performance through finishing, according to Jeffery Wiegert, swine specialist, North Carolina State University Extension. Wiegert’s research showed colostrum’s vital role in helping piglets survive and thrive throughout their life. Not only

Genesus Global Market Report, France Markets May 1st 2018

  GLOBAL MARKET REPORT – FRANCE Philippe Mallétroit, Director France, Genesus Inc. The market Beginning of April 2018 price for a piglet was €25.44 compared to €36.91 same period last year. The average price for a 25 kg feeder pig was €1.64 per kg compared to €2.32 same period last year (that is €17 cheaper than

Coping with shortage of Vitamin A and E in swine diets

In January, the swine nutritionist team at the University of Minnesota shared in National Hog Farmer, how to cope with the shortage of vitamins A and E in swine diets. Usually, vitamins A and E are added to swine diets at up to 4 times the recommendation made by the National Research council. This is

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.

Feeders have bottomed but trip not straight up

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market which is expected to hold the market from potential decline. Resistance– a price area or trend line above the market that is expected to prevent or stall price increases. Trend lines

Take the time to learn about APC Inc and company history

Source: APC Newsletter While you may have heard the APC, Inc. name over the last 35 years, chances are you’re more likely to know our products and science than about the company itself. APC, Inc. is one of seven independent companies owned by The Lauridsen Group, Inc., headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa. We’ve been in the

Tonisity Appoints General Manager and Chief Operations Officer

Tonisity, a cutting-edge company bringing innovative swine nutrition, health and wellness products to market, is growing its senior leadership with the addition of Daniel Faidley as general manager and E. Michael Amos as chief operations officer (COO) of its U.S. business. Tonisity appoints Daniel Faidley as general manager of its U.S. business for Tonisity Px, the

Applegate Farms, LLC Announces Appointment Of New President, Leadership Changes

Applegate®, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand, announced that John Ghingo will assume the position of president, and the company’s Senior Director of Mission, Gina Asoudegan, will be elevated to vice president of mission and innovation strategy. Applegate Farms, LLC (Applegate) is a stand-alone subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL). Most recently

Antibiotic stewardship: What can the pork industry learn from human medicine?

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download With so much attention being placed on antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance, animal agriculture can sometimes feel as if it’s the only target. However, human medicine also is getting an overhaul, as the end goal for everyone is to ensure

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