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Minimizing the impact COVID-19 has on your pig farm – if you fail to...

Across all corners of the globe, people’s lives have been severely disrupted by the Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) pandemic. Here in Ireland we are into...

Dietary Fiber and Intestinal Health of Monogastric Animals

Abstract Animal performance, feed efficiency, and overall health are heavily dependent on gut health. Changes in animal production systems and feed regulations away from the...

Heat stress in swine affects production

Quick facts Pork producers shouldn’t overlook the effects of heat stress. Heat stress causes Lower feed intake in grow-finish pigs during the summer. Harmful effects...

Deadly swine-disease outbreak at buying station triggers search for mystery pathogen, By Daniel Gascho...

Source: PigHealthToday.com When a call came into the office last September reporting very high, unexplained sow mortalities, Daniel Gascho, DVM, didn’t expect it to be...

NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) today announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June...

EveryPig Helps Swine Vets and Pork Producers Collaborate Remotely Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Revolutionary pig health management and telehealth company EveryPig is urging swine veterinarians and pork producers to take advantage of telemedicine to reduce health risks...

Antimicrobial resistance in swine respiratory bacterial pathogens in the USA

Antimicrobial resistance in swine respiratory bacterial pathogens in the USA On this Monday morning, we would like to share with you this article published in...

Maintaining Your Freedom to Farm, By Bill Even CEO, National Pork Board

Traveling to state pork association meetings this winter, from Iowa to Indiana to South Dakota and beyond, I have heard a lot of talk...

Neogen increasing production of sanitizers and disinfectants to fight coronavirus

Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that it is ramping up its inventory of hand sanitizers, disinfectant wipes, nitrile gloves, and disinfectants to help...

Forecasting PEDv in the US through the use of machine learning

Key Points Machine learning is still underutilized in veterinary medicine, but offers great potential for the field An ongoing project uses machine learning to...

Permit denial disappoints Osakis farmer in Minnesota

Source: Alexandria Echo Press As a fifth generation farmer, Orry Trisco was more than disappointed when Douglas County commissioners denied a conditional use permit that...

Heart Health’s Potential Link to Early-life Nutrition

While researchers are well versed in the cardiovascular risks associated with a bad diet, a lack of exercise, and smoking, they’re still learning about another possible risk factor...

Merck Animal Health Reaffirms Support of Future Swine Practitioners; Announces 2020 AASVF Veterinary Scholarship...

As part of its ongoing commitment to the next generation of veterinarians, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States...

Four Keys for Effective Clean/Dirty Lines for On-Farm Biosecurity, By Todd Thurman, SwineTex Consulting...

The concept of a clean/dirty line is one of the most basic, fundamental concepts in on-farm biosecurity and perhaps the most important. It’s also...

Coronavirus outbreak could spur China to fulfill promise to purchase US agricultural products

The coronavirus outbreak could have the unexpected effect of helping the United States ensure that China sticks by its promise to purchase $40 billion...