Animal Well-Being http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/16388/more en Antibiotic resistance: a human and animal issue http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/antibiotic-resistance-human-and-animal-issue <div class="node-body article-body">Antibiotics and their use in food animals will be the illuminating consumer issue this year. Rightfully so; consumers depend on antibiotics as a critical tool to help keep them healthy when they get ill, just as hog farmers depend on antimicrobials to help sick pigs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/antibiotic-resistance-human-and-animal-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/nutrition/antibiotic-resistance-human-and-animal-issue#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Nutrition Antibiotics Wed, 20 May 2015 21:32:00 +0000 57161 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com World Pork Expo, one-stop destination http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/world-pork-expo-one-stop-destination <div class="node-body gallery-body">Join thousands of pork producers from across the United States and worldwide to see first-hand the newest innovations and gather valuable intelligence on pork production at the 2015 World Pork Expo brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/world-pork-expo-one-stop-destination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/world-pork-expo-one-stop-destination#comments Animal Well-Being Marketing Wed, 20 May 2015 15:27:00 +0000 57071 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>World Pork Expo/NPPC</p> FDA releases proposed rules to collect antimicrobial sales information http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-releases-proposed-rules-collect-antimicrobial-sales-information <div class="field-byline"> Source: U.S. Food &amp; Drug Administration </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing revisions to its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals in order to obtain estimates of sales by major food-producing species</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-releases-proposed-rules-collect-antimicrobial-sales-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/fda-releases-proposed-rules-collect-antimicrobial-sales-information#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Tue, 19 May 2015 15:39:00 +0000 57011 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Furlong Pork Checkoff announces sponsored activities at the World Pork Expo http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pork-checkoff-announces-sponsored-activities-world-pork-expo <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Pork Checkoff has an exciting lineup of Checkoff-sponsored events scheduled for World Pork Expo, June 3-5, at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pork-checkoff-announces-sponsored-activities-world-pork-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pork-checkoff-announces-sponsored-activities-world-pork-expo#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Marketing Tue, 19 May 2015 13:05:00 +0000 57001 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com #RealPigFarming Challenge, Week 2 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/realpigfarming-challenge-week-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The competition is sizzling in Week 2 of the #RealPigFarming Challenge. Great things are happening on pig farms across the United States and Canada. Click through the #RealPigFarming social media posts for the week May 9-May 15. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/realpigfarming-challenge-week-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/realpigfarming-challenge-week-2#comments Animal Well-Being Business Facilities Marketing Sun, 17 May 2015 21:59:00 +0000 56871 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com World Health Organization urges more politically correct disease names http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/world-health-organization-urges-more-politically-correct-disease-names <div class="field-byline"> Source: World Health Organization </div> <div class="node-body article-body">World Health Organization (WHO) called on scientists, national authorities and the media to follow best practices in naming new human infectious diseases to minimize unnecessary negative effects on nations, economies and people.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/world-health-organization-urges-more-politically-correct-disease-names" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/world-health-organization-urges-more-politically-correct-disease-names#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Thu, 14 May 2015 18:48:00 +0000 56831 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com #RealPigFarming Challenge, Week 1 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/realpigfarming-challenge-week-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Everyday hog farmers work very hard to raise pork for our table. We challenged them to open the barn doors and share the real stories of real pig farming. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/realpigfarming-challenge-week-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/realpigfarming-challenge-week-1#comments Animal Well-Being Facilities Sun, 10 May 2015 22:07:00 +0000 56601 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Friday Roundup: 5 agriculture stories to read, May 8 http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/friday-roundup-5-agriculture-stories-read-may-8 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The Friday Roundup recaps the must read stories from this week.&nbsp; The animal agriculture industry has been on high alert as the U.S. faces its largest outbreak of bird flu, yet.&nbsp; Meanwhile, Kansas State released an in-depth economic look into mandatory COOL, Aramark announced animal welfare standards and Seaboard fires employees over improper handling of pigs.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 3 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/friday-roundup-5-agriculture-stories-read-may-8#comments Animal Well-Being Marketing Fri, 08 May 2015 17:59:00 +0000 56591 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p><em>Photo Credit: ThinkStock/IStock</em></p> Expert panel probes Colorado hog farm undercover video http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/expert-panel-probes-colorado-hog-farm-undercover-video <div class="node-body article-body">Seaboard Foods respond to animal cruelty allegations. An independent animal review panel provides expert perspectives on the released undercover video. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/expert-panel-probes-colorado-hog-farm-undercover-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/expert-panel-probes-colorado-hog-farm-undercover-video#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Facilities Herd management Thu, 07 May 2015 14:49:00 +0000 56571 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Vivitar LifeCams, a wearable camcorder&nbsp;</p> Getty Images/Becker Doing the right thing http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/doing-right-thing <div class="node-body blog-body">Seaboard Foods took the correct actions as a result of recent undercover video showed improper animal handling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/doing-right-thing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/doing-right-thing#comments Animal Well-Being National Hog Farmer Blog Wed, 06 May 2015 22:14:00 +0000 56541 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com