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  • Aug 5, 2016
    press release

    Weaning pigs agree: 'Change is hard'

    How would you feel if one day someone took away your favorite beverage and replaced it with something they said was good for you? Would you squeal in frustration? Would you refuse to work? Would you sulk? If you said, “yes” to any of these questions, you agree with most weaning pigs: Change can be hard. The weaning period can be challenging for pigs and pork producers alike. The transition from sow’s milk to dry feed can cause stress which in turn can lead to performance setbacks and a less than optimal return on investment....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
    blog

    Media interview gone wrong 1

    Openly, Illinois pig farmers accepted the invitation to open the barn doors to reporters of the Chicago Tribune. Unfortunately, the end product was not the balanced approach participants hoped for....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
    press release

    Ralco names Kevin Strecker national swine accounts manager

    Ralco announced today that Kevin Strecker has been named national swine accounts manager of animal nutrition. Strecker’s key responsibility is to introduce the top 25 U.S. swine producers to Ralco and its products....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
    press release

    Merck Animal Health receives FDA approval of Safe-Guard AquaSol for use in swine

    Merck Animal Health today announced the introduction of Safe-Guard AquaSol (fenbendazole oral suspension) for use in U.S. swine operations. Safe-Guard AquaSol is indicated for the treatment and control of adult and larval stages of large roundworms, whipworms and kidney worms, as well as adult stages of the small stomach worm, nodular worm and lungworm....More
  • Aug 4, 2016
    press release

    Zoetis introduces Triamulox

    Today, Zoetis added Triamulox (tiamulin hydrogen fumarate) to its enteric and respiratory disease management portfolio. Triamulox is a proven water-soluble treatment that can be administered to pigs of any age through drinking water to help pork producers and veterinarians combat swine dysentery caused by Brachyspira hyodysenteriae and swine pneumonia caused by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae....More
  • Aug 1, 2016
    blog

    5 notable developments transpiring in China pork industry

    The leading global producer and consumer of pork, China is currently undergoing an evolution that should have all pig farmers sitting up and taking notice....More
  • Jul 25, 2016
    blog

    3 ways HSUS is pressing meatless agenda

    HSUS' mission to make the entire world “meatless” is still alive and kicking. The game may have change. The tactics may be refined, but the agenda is rocking on....More
  • Jul 25, 2016
    press release

    Osborne awarded patent for innovative heat pad indicator light

    Osborne Industries Inc. announces that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has recently awarded Patent No. 9,361,770, for one of the company’s newest products: the Osborne Heat Pad Indicator Light....More
  • Jul 22, 2016
    blog

    And so it begins: Prestage Iowa plant – Part II

    People will have plenty to say about Prestage Farms' plan to build a pork processing plant in Wright County, Iowa, and the county Supervisors introduced steps to maintain civility to those comments....More
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