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...

African Swine Fever Risk Calls For Action

Source: National Pork Board news release The global African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China is wreaking havoc on the international pork industry. Fortunately, ASF...

Vaccines Key to Halting Spread of COVID-19

Farmscape for July 20, 2020 Full Interview 16:16 Listen The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac suggests the introduction of vaccines to provide protection from COVID-19...

U.S. Research Shows Promise In Race To Create Effective ASF Vaccine

In a recently published research paper, a team of USDA researchers at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center reported new-found optimism that the long...

Preventing ASF Depends on All

Farmscape for December 10, 2018 Dr. Christa Arsenault 5:48 Listen The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs says all pork producers have...

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...

Ribeye-eating pigs demonstrate protein quality for humans

Nearly a decade ago, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) developed a new index to assess protein quality in foods. The goal, writ...

Nerem: Shift focus to responsible antibiotic use, not arbitrary reductions

Some retailers and foodservice companies are asking for animals that have never received antibiotics (“no antibiotics ever” or NAE), but that request fails to...

Effect of Immune Challenge on Different Genotypes: How Sick Do They Get?

M.T. Leininger, C.P. Portocarrero, C.A. Bidwell, M.E. Spurlock, J.N. Nielsen, and K.L. Houseknecht Department of Animal Sciences and Purina Mills Introduction There is a significant economic incentive...

Ellis: No magic bullet to reduce pre-wean mortality

Pre-wean mortality has increased over the last 15 years, and it’s a major concern for US pork producers and veterinarians. In fact, producers lose...
Translate Web in Your Language »