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License granted to market products with partner genetics Acuity recently announced the strategic selection of the company’s genetic partner: Topigs Norsvin. With this new agreement, both Acuity and Topigs Norsvin have been granted a license to market products in the...
A new study published by a Kansas State University researcher and her team looks at how the current outbreak of African swine fever in China and Europe could be spreading through feed and feed ingredients. As an African swine fever...
Cargill’s Provimi introduces Nurture, a new, age-based feeding program and technologies for pigs to support performance and livability With today’s market prices, disease pressures and global demand for pork, swine producers are feeling the need more than ever to increase...
A tale of two pigs Picture this: Two pigs walk up to a scale. Pig 1 walks on, and the scale says the pig is in the heavier half of the group. The pig walks off and is automatically directed to...
Company name: EW Nutrition https://ew-nutrition.com/ Product name: Grippozon Product description: Quick relief and support against respiratory distress Grippozon optimizes production performance by quickly relieving respiratory challenges. It is a liquid preparation with easy application and fast action, consisting of standardized amounts...
Late-night snacking. Midafternoon munching. Small snacks throughout the day keep you energized and happy. The same goes for your sows. Hungry, lactating sows no longer must wait for feeding time. Now they can benefit from on-demand snacking with the new...
Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com Everyone knows that a breeding female is a valuable asset because it drives the farm’s downstream production. But the costs involved in getting a replacement gilt ready to enter the breeding herd or to keep a sow...
Source: Grandin.com This diagram illustrates a modern cattle stockyard and chute system. All the animal movement is one-way and there is no cross traffic. Each long narrow pen holds one truckload. The animals enter through one end and leave...
Source: PigHealthToday.com A new, single-dose vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to protect pigs from before weaning to slaughter, helping prevent secondary infections and performance losses associated with the costly disease. The modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine,...
Reprinted from: PigHealthToday.com The upward trendline of sow mortality over the past several years is noteworthy and needs to be addressed. But until farms have a clearer understanding of why a gilt or sow leaves the breeding herd, progress will...
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