More in Animal Welfare

  • Oct 10, 2016

    A few more farmers, fewer politicians

    The 2016 presidential election campaign season is one that will be talked about for years, but not in a good way. While the world record is being set for the number of insults two presidential candidates can exchange, the meat of the actual issues is yet to be discussed....More
  • Oct 7, 2016

    Stormy picture could be worse

    Hog producers in the southeastern U.S. have the added pressure of Hurricane Matthew knocking on their barn doors this weekend....More
  • Oct 3, 2016

    Global investors ask Walmart and others to cut meat

    A group of 40 global investors urge major food companies to skip animal proteins in its call for sustainable protein supply chains....More
  • Sep 26, 2016

    Battling superbugs takes commitment from all

    Combating antibiotic resistance takes a commitment from both the animal agriculture and human health sectors, together and equally....More
  • Sep 26, 2016
    press release

    New Fashion Pork selects Nedap ESF in Gap 1 sow facility

    New Fashion Pork has selected the Nedap Electronic Sow Feeding system for its new facility near Thorp, Wis. The 1,400-sow operation has been certified Step 1 by Global Animal Partnership, an organization dedicated to supporting animal comfort in agriculture....More
  • Sep 23, 2016

    Young veterinarian puts animal welfare first and foremost

    Natalie and John Baker discuss with farm broadcaster Max Armstrong the importance of focusing on individual pig care and encouraging pork producers to consciously think what is right for the pig....More
  • Sep 22, 2016
    press release

    Most complete respiratory protection

    When it comes to raising pigs, it is important to create a system to produce pigs of uniform size that grow at a similar rate. But, what happens when pigs are showing different feed conversion rates, different signs of disease, and as a result, different rates of growth? Your bottom line starts hurting....More
  • Sep 22, 2016
    press release

    TechMix stimulates new-born pigs with NeoPerk

    NeoPerk from TechMix is a Day 1 product for new-born pigs designed to increase activity and encourage effective suckling. Getting every pig on the teat early is critical to long-term development. Many pigs exhibit sluggish behavior or are slower responders — and during the colostrum phase this can be particularly problematic when these nutrients are especially critical to development. Using NeoPerk on every pig reduces the risk of fall behinds and provides Day 1 energy that stimulates nursing and results in more vigor and weight gain....More
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