Nedap U.S. announces Hog Slat as the newest supplier of parts and services for Nedap’s electronic sow feeding (ESF) systems in the United States. As a dealership, Hog Slat offers pork producers convenient access to Nedap ESF systems through its numerous U.S. locations....More
New research from Purina Animal Nutrition shows that every pound a pig gains at weaning can be correlated to nearly 2 pounds at the end of nursery and nearly 4 pounds at finishing.
Challenges with feed consumption ranked high in results from a recent industry survey; 85% of pork producers saw early feed consumption as a challenge. The impacts of this challenge reach far beyond the nursery....More
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. welcomes Christa Goodell, DVM, Ph.D., MS, as a technical manager in the BIVI Swine Division. Goodell joins a team of swine veterinary experts to bring innovation and information to the industry....More
New data from a survey of wheat samples from across Canada is helping to drive optimized feeding strategies for pigs and poultry. The survey was led by Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.) and the University of Manitoba in cooperation with farming operations and feed mills across four provinces....More
Genesus wishes to welcome Jamie Williams to our Genetic Sales and Technical Group. Jamie and his family live in Manning, South Carolina and he will be responsible for the South-East region for Genesus....More
Julie Schwalbe has joined Ceva Animal Health’s swine business unit as strategic account manager. In her new role, Schwalbe’s No. 1 priority is the customer — listening and learning about their needs while going above and beyond to provide an unparalleled customer experience....More
BASF and Balchem Corporation announce they are working together to bring next generation feed efficiency and health products to the North American swine industry.
Backed by the extensive research capabilities of both companies, this relationship opens the door to a unique portfolio of products and technologies that improve feed hygiene, safety and overall animal performance. ...More
The Pork Checkoff has awarded 22 scholarships to college students around the United States as part of its strategy to develop the pork industry’s future leaders. Successful applicants were selected from a pool of 35 applicants based on scholastic merit, leadership activities, involvement in the pork production industry and future plans for a career in pork production....More
Purina Animal Nutrition has selected the RxExpress software platform from New Planet Technologies as its tool to help meet feed documentation requirements of the Veterinary Feed Directive. This federal regulation mandates documentation of a veterinarian’s approval to feed or distribute feed additive antibiotics that are deemed medically important to production livestock. It goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017....More