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  • Sep 17, 2015
    press release

    Merck Animal Health introduces first injectable ileitis vaccine

    Merck Animal Health is pleased to introduce Porcilis Ileitis, the first injectable vaccine that offers a 20-week duration of immunity for control of ileitis caused by Lawsonia intracellularis. Ileitis can significantly impact the health and performance of finishing pigs; curbing average daily gain by 38% and feed efficiency by 27%....More
  • Sep 16, 2015
    press release

    Thermo Fisher introduces first-of-its-kind, USDA-licensed test for swine flu virus subtype detection

    Pork producers now have access to a comprehensive diagnostic kit designed to test production animals for swine influenza virus subtypes with the launch of the VetMAX-Gold SIV Subtyping Kit, the industry’s only USDA-approved, real-time PCR test of its kind....More
  • Sep. 14, 2015

    What disease will be at the top of your watch list this production year?

    The health of the animal is always on the minds of hog farmers. Share with us which disease you as a hog farmer are most concerned with this production year....More
  • Sep 11, 2015

    Do consumers want 'never-ever' antibiotic policies?

    Survey shows that consumers do not agree with a "never-ever" animal antibiotic policy as claimed by retailers....More
  • Sep 4, 2015

    Full circle of pork

    People attending state fairs can reconnect with a possible agriculture past, or perhaps get connected to where their food originates....More
  • Sep 3, 2015
    press release

    Zoetis gains FDA approval on medicated feed cross-clearances

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved new combination uses of Zoetis’ feed additives Actogain 45 (ractopamine hydrochloride) and Engain (ractopamine hydrochloride). Pork producers, veterinarians and nutritionists may now use Engain together with Tylovet 100. These combinations have previously been approved with Tylan (tylosin phosphate). Beef producers, together with their veterinarians and nutritionists, will now be able to use Actogain 45 in combination with Rumensin (monensin USP) plus Tylovet 100 (tylosin phosphate)....More
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