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Source: PigHealthToday.com A recent study will help advance understanding of how antimicrobials are being used, particularly in integrated operations. Having more detailed information is a good way to educate producers and, more importantly,  veterinarians, said Peter Davies, PhD, principal of...
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Donnie King has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Current President and CEO Dean Banks is leaving the company and board for personal reasons. "The board...
United States and Canadian inventory of all hogs and pigs for December 2010 was 76.2 million head. This was down 1 percent from December 2009 and down 4 percent from December 2008. The breeding inventory, at 7.09 million head,...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of all live swine, swine germplasm, swine products, and swine byproducts from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin...
The swine industry is battling a tough strain of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus – PRRS 1-4-4 Lineage 1C. It is an unusual strain because infections peak in spring/summer, as well as fall/winter months, compared to other strains that typically only peak in fall/winter months. However,...
This week's Feed Additive Focus, brought to you by Glowlit, takes a look at the latest price changes in DL-Methionine https://glowlit.com/products/7d0565e-animal-feed_amino-acids_dl-methionine Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the 2020 United States election, with current President Donald Trump now challenging...
The Biden administration is considering a proposal that could allow some pork plants to slaughter pigs more quickly if they boost staffing, a union official said, after a U.S. court struck down a Trump-era rule that removed line speed...
Source: Bloomberg A top meatpacker is halting sales of some pork products in California, in the first sign of fallout from the state’s new law demanding more space on farms for the animals. Seaboard Foods, the second-largest U.S. pig producer and...
Source: NBC Federal workplace safety regulators announced Monday that they have reached an agreement with Smithfield Foods to settle a contested citation of the company’s coronavirus safety measures during a massive outbreak last year at a South Dakota pork processing...
R. Hinson, B. Hill, M. Walsh, D. Sholly, D. Kelly, M. Cobb, L. Peddireddi, S. Radcliffe, A. Sutton, A. Schinckel, and B. Richert Department of Animal Sciences Introduction The swine industry has undergone many production changes over the past two decades. Production...
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