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  • Jan 19, 2016
    press release

    New year, new innovations for livestock feed

    Feed innovations are set to tackle the sustainability file in 2016, as a changed regulatory landscape and broad swath of fresh advancements take hold for pigs, poultry and ruminants. The innovations cover efficiency, profitability, environmental footprint, animal health and welfare, and more.   The wave of modernization is propelled by new science, says Rob Patterson, Technical Director for Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.), which researches, develops and manufactures a range of new bio-based livestock feed supplements....More
  • Jan 13, 2016
    press release

    NutriQuest names new nutritionist

    Josh Flohr, Ph.D., has joined NutriQuest as a nutritionist serving the Midwest region. He will be responsible for assisting clients in enhancing and maintaining nutrition programs for their swine herds with the goal of helping them accomplish their production objectives....More
  • Jan 12, 2016
    blog

    Fighting the elements for the love of hogs

    Today's hog producers raise their pigs in modern confinement facilities because they care for their livestock, rather than exposing them to the harsh elements of an Upper Midwest winter....More
  • Jan 12, 2016
    press release

    Exclusive: Transitioning to group sow housing

    So you are exploring group sow housing. Whether this decision is based on market demand, state legislation or personal preference, there are several things to consider when choosing which system best meets your needs. ...More
  • Jan 11, 2016
    blog

    Embracing the precise gene editing revolution

    Scientists are able to tackle big health obstacles in humans and other animals quicker with this precise genome editing tool, allowing them a cost-effective way to efficiently target, edit, modify and regulate genomic sequencing....More
  • Jan 11, 2016
    press release

    New indication approved for Pulmotil AC

    ​Pulmotil AC is also approved for control of swine respiratory disease in the presence of Pasteurella multocida and Haemophilus parasuis in groups of swine in buildings where a respiratory disease outbreak is diagnosed. Swine veterinarians can begin prescribing Pulmotil AC for this new indication immediately....More
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