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  • Jul 10, 2015
    press release

    Claw trimming gains momentum

    A University of Georgia associate professor, Robert Dove, foresees a day when claw trimming for swine becomes as routine as hoof trimming is for bovine, ovine or equine farm and ranch animals. “If you look at cattle, sheep and horses - their feet are trimmed on a routine basis as a standard management practice,” Dove says. “I believe we’re going to move in that direction with pigs as well.”...More
  • Jul 7, 2015
    press release

    Company will create swine vaccines based on advanced mucosal technology

    Aptimmune Biologics, a mucosal vaccine company developing novel swine vaccines for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and influenza virus, has received $2.75 million of funding from Arsenal Capital Management, Fox Ventures LLC and a group of Midwest angel investors....More
  • Jul 2, 2015
    press release

    Ceva Animal Health requests proposals for swine reproductive research

    Ceva Animal Health is seeking proposals for applied research studies that will focus on improving gilt and sow reproductive performance to help answer long-standing questions in swine breeding. Dedicated to helping veterinarians and producers find ways to improve reproduction practices, Ceva is contributing research funds to explore topics that can advance swine reproductive performance on-farm....More
  • Jul 2, 2015
    Commentary

    Announcing the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion

    The votes have been counted and the #RealPigFarming Grand Champion has been selected....More
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