Addressing ‘unknown factors’ in sow mortality

Sow mortality has been on the rise in the US pork industry, reaching upwards of 15% in many sow-production systems, said Ashley Johnson, DVM,...

Dr. Stefan Langer Joins Zinpro Corporation as Business Development Manager – Swine, International

Zinpro Corporation, the industry leader in performance trace mineral nutrition for livestock, poultry, aquaculture and companion animals, today announced that Stefan Langer, Ph.D., has...

Animal welfare for youth: Part 2 – Introducing the Five Freedoms to youth

This series will explore basic concepts of animal welfare and why 4-H youth involved in animal projects should be familiar with this subject. This is...

Survey Reports Farmers’ Concerns About Live Events

Many farmers say they're less likely to attend live events this year, citing risks associated with the new coronavirus and social distancing restrictions. A May...

Chr. Hansen acquires UAS Laboratories LLC to extend the microbial platform and strengthen probiotic...

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S has today entered into an agreement with the owners of UAS Laboratories LLC (“UAS Labs”) to acquire 100% of the...

Oklahoma Workforce to assist laid off Hitch Pork employees

Source: Woodward News A Guymon area pork producer, Hitch Enterprises, is shutting down activities, laying off approximately 150 employees. According to Oklahoma Office of Workforce Development...

Merck Animal Health Announces $100 Million Investment In Its Kansas Operations

Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, today announced an investment of $100 million in facility expansion and...

Being Vigilant of Livestock Property Security and Surveillance, By Heidi Carroll South Dakota State...

Livestock producers have many daily responsibilities when it comes to caring for and protecting their animals. One responsibility is to remain vigilant regarding individuals...

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...

Potential risk‐factors affecting Salmonella sp. and Escherichia coli occurrence and distribution in Midwestern United...

Abstract Aim This study aimed to evaluate the patterns and potential risk factors associated with the occurrence of Salmonella sp. and Escherichia coli in...
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