Briefing Room

  • Aug 31, 2015
    press release

    Weight determines ileal protein digestibility in pigs

    A recent meta-analysis by Drs. J. A. Almeida and Hans H....More
  • Aug 26, 2015
    press release

    Fostera PCV MetaStim now available from Zoetis

    Zoetis announced Aug. 25  the availability of Fostera PCV MetaStim. The monovalent killed virus vaccine that helps protect against porcine circovirus associated diseases (PCVAD) caused by porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) has been updated with the commonly used adjuvant known as MetaStim....More
  • Aug 25, 2015
    press release

    Osborne Industries celebrates anniversary of patented system of weighing pigs, goats and sheep

    Osborne Industries Inc., a leader in the design and development of advanced livestock management equipment for sheep, goats and pigs, celebrates the 30-year anniversary since the development of the ACCU-ARM animal weighing system....More
  • Aug 21, 2015
    press release

    Smithfield Foods expanding dry sausage facility

    Smithfield Foods' Cudahy, Wis., facility, which produces the company's Patrick Cudahy brand as well as additional Smithfield branded products, broke ground today to expand its existing facility by 12,500 square feet, adding four new smokehouses and two dry rooms....More
  • Aug 20, 2015
    press release

    Osborne introduces new heat pad indicator light

    Osborne Industries Inc. has introduced an electric indicator light for the company’s signature Stanfield pig heating pads. The patent-pending indicator light provides visual confirmation that heat pads are operating properly and providing crucial heat to newborn piglets in farrowing or growing pigs in nurseries....More
  • Aug 17, 2015
    press release

    TechMix enhances Blue2 for better hydration

    Proper hydration is critical for health and performance of all livestock - and now Blue2, by TechMix, has been reformulated to help hydrate even better. Blue2 is a Nutrient Dense Liquid that contains energy, electrolytes, and acidification. Recent laboratory screening tests verified that by boosting critical ingredient levels in Blue2, TechMix was able to enhance the osmolality of drinking water when Blue2 was added....More
  • Aug 12, 2015
    press release

    Renewable Nutrients announces pilot of Quick Wash process in the animal ag sector

    Renewable Nutrients LLC, a firm focused on nutrient extraction, recovery, and reuse, today announced that it will be piloting its Quick Wash phosphorus extraction and recovery process later this month at Walk Stock Farm, a large swine production farm near Neoga, Ill. ...More
  • Aug 12, 2015
    press release

    Pharmgate relocates headquarters and expands field team

    Pharmgate is pleased to announce the relocation of its headquarters from Ramsey, N.J., to Wilmington, N.C. The new office will house approximately 10 employees involved with corporate functions and customer service for Canada and Latin America. The Omaha, Neb., manufacturing plant and office will continue to house supply chain, customer service and accounting functions for the domestic U.S. business....More
  • Aug 11, 2015
    press release

    Christensen Farms responds to video release

    Christensen Farms & Feedlots Inc. announced last week that it had suspended seven employees after allegations of possible improper animal care at one of its hog farms located near Luverne, Minn. Today LCA, a Los Angeles-based group, released a video depicting animal mistreatment from that farm....More
  • Aug 7, 2015
    press release

    Christensen Farms takes action to protect animal welfare

    Christensen Farms & Feedlots Inc. announced today that it has suspended seven employees and is conducting a full internal investigation after learning of possible improper animal care at one of the company’s Minnesota hog facilities.   “We were disappointed to learn of alleged violations of our animal welfare policies at one of our facilities,” Christensen Farms CEO Glenn Stolt said. “At Christensen Farms, we take the health and welfare of our animals very seriously....More
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