Wean-To-Finish Production Systems Evolve for Healthy Pigs, By Ryan Samuel South Dakota State University

Around the same time as the world was pondering Y2K, the swine industry was pondering a new production system for feeder pigs. Traditionally, producers...

Ralco Launches Product to Reduce Risk from Viral Challenges in Swine

Research published in the July 2020 issue of Transboundary and Emerging Diseases stated that feeding Ralco’s Dual Defender™ feed additive prevented clinical signs of...

IPPA Launches Expo Video Series This Week

Beginning on February 3rd, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is launching a 4-week video series to fill the void of no in-person pork...

Extruded grains may be better for pigs

Extrusion is the norm in the pet and aqua feed industries, yet it remains unusual for swine feed in the United States. But the...

U.S. pork processor seeks to delay court decision limiting slaughter speeds

Source: Reuters The logo of Seaboard Foods hog processing plant is seen in Guymon, Oklahoma, U.S., May 13, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Hay U.S. pork processor Seaboard Foods...

Get weaned pigs off to a good start, By Will Fombelle, DVM, with Carthage...

Getting pigs off to a good start is both an art and science, and even under the best of circumstances it can be challenging....

Cardiovascular Development and Congenital Heart Disease Modeling in the Pig

Abstract Background Modeling cardiovascular diseases in mice has provided invaluable insights into the cause of congenital heart disease. However, the small size of the mouse...

Tyson Foods Again Tops FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies List for Food Production

For the fifth consecutive year, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein, ranks No....

Negotiating extra label drug use rules, By Rick Swalla, DVM

Rick Swalla, DVM, recently talked with editors of Pig Health Today about regulations concerning extra label drug use. Q: Extra label drug use in swine and...

Rapid scours diagnosis key to limiting piglet mortality

Diarrhea or scours in baby pigs can cause a rapid decline in health as animals become dehydrated and develop systemic infections. Diagnosing and identifying...
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