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Select Your Trace Mineral Source to Maximize Vitamin Activity

Choice of trace mineral form can affect nutrition supplied to the animal When it comes to maximizing vitamin activity in animal rations, not all trace minerals are the same. Particularly when reducing fat-soluble vitamins to save costs in feed formulations, consider Zinpro Performance Minerals®. Research has shown that different trace mineral forms can have dissimilar

NPPC Statement on Pork. The Other White Meat® Ruling

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today issued a ruling on a suit challenging the sale of the Pork. The Other White Meat® trademarks. The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) sold the trademarks to the National Pork Board in 2006. The following statement may be attributed to Ken Maschhoff, an Illinois pork

Round 7 of NAFTA Renegotiation Creates Room for Optimism

Farmscape for January 30, 2018 Full Interview 7:51 Listen The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says the fact that the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement will continue is cause for renewed optimism. With Round 6 of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement having concluded in Montreal

Individual pig care offers path to better health, uniformity

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ When sorting pigs for market, one priority is to keep variation to a minimum, as a more uniform group is more likely to receive top dollar. But making pig uniformity part of the management strategy from birth can maximize profitability throughout the growth cycle. “We need to

Hypor expands US presence with new hire

Hypor continues to grow throughout the U.S., and the latest addition to their sales team will help accomplish that. “We’re pleased to be bringing Ethan Parsley on board as an account manager,” says Graydon Bell, Hypor General Manager USA. “He combines a good education from Kansas State and a strong background in sales and production.”

Pork Producers in Manitoba and Minnesota Agree on Importance of NAFTA

Farmscape for January 18, 2018 Full Interview 6:20 Listen A member of the Board of Directors of Manitoba Pork says pork producers in Manitoba and in Minnesota remain optimistic that a agreement will be reached that preserve the benefits that have resulted from the North American Free Trade Agreement. A delegation representing Manitoba Pork is

TechMix Global Launches New Swine Drying Agent

New Dual Dry is a dual-purpose drying agent and scours support product  for newborn and pre-weaned pigs TechMix Global announces the introduction of Dual Dry™, an innovative new drying agent to support newborn and pre-weaned pigs, to have a healthy start in life. Dual Dry is specifically formulated to dry the environment and the pig

Large hog operator pulls its Chippewa County plans

Source: Leader Telegram People had spoken out against three planned facilities in county A southern Minnesota swine operation has announced it has canceled plans to build three large hog facilities in Chippewa County. Jay Moore, Old Fashion Pork’s environmental services director, said his company has decided against opening one operation near Jim Falls in the

In-feed antibiotics best addressed on a case-by-case basis

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Adjusting to changes in how and when to use in-feed antibiotics is an ongoing effort. While those products are still available under veterinarian supervision for prevention and treatment of a specific disease, it’s best to address each case individually, said Levi Johnson, DVM, New Fashion Pork (NFP),

Huvepharma® Acquires AgriLabs®

Huvepharma® today announced its acquisition of AgriLabs® in a move that will expand the U.S. presence of the global animal health and nutrition company and speed commercialization of their biologic solutions for animal health.   “We’re very excited about the talent and technology that are part of the AgriLabs businesses,” says Glen Wilkinson, president of

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