Health http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Are three recent viruses emerging hog disease threats? http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/are-three-recent-viruses-emerging-hog-disease-threats <div class="field-byline"> Source: Swine Health Information Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Veterinarians report growing pigs presenting symptoms that range from mild muscle tremors with mental alertness to lethargy and ataxia, with the most extreme cases progressing to paralysis and death.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/are-three-recent-viruses-emerging-hog-disease-threats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/are-three-recent-viruses-emerging-hog-disease-threats#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Health Marketing Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:31:00 +0000 68281 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Getty Images/Sean Gallup One flu, many colors http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/one-flu-many-colors-0 <div class="field-byline"> By Marie Culhane and Albert Rovira, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA National Animal Health Laboratory Network of veterinary diagnostic laboratories have updated their influenza A virus test into one polymerase chain reaction test for the detection of influenza A virus in pigs, birds, horses, dogs, cats or marine mammals.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/one-flu-many-colors-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/one-flu-many-colors-0#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:27:00 +0000 68191 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com National Hog Farmer File Photo Beat the ‘hog days’ of summer http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer <div class="node-body blog-body">Take necessary steps to ensure your hogs will remain comfortable in this summer's heat, and reward you with continued performance. </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/beat-hog-days-summer#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction National Hog Farmer Blog Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:00 +0000 68091 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Seneca Valley Virus may be down, but it’s not out http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/seneca-valley-virus-may-be-down-it-s-not-out <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cases of Seneca Valley Virus may be on the decline, but that does not mean producers and veterinarians can get lax on their herd surveillance.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/seneca-valley-virus-may-be-down-it-s-not-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/health/seneca-valley-virus-may-be-down-it-s-not-out#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Resources Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:11:00 +0000 68081 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com AASV calls for research abstracts http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/aasv-calls-research-abstracts <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Association of Swine Veterinarians </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A session at the AASV annual meeting will highlight research projects related to swine health and production. Abstracts are now being accepted for potential presentation.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/aasv-calls-research-abstracts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/aasv-calls-research-abstracts#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Nutrition Reproduction Resources Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:00:00 +0000 68041 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Pig farmers urged to prepare for new VFD rule now http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now <div class="node-body audio-body"><p>National Pork Producers Council chief veterinarian, Liz Wagstrom, sat down with National Hog Farmer staff to discuss the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule and the changes soon coming to the farm.&nbsp; The new Veterinary Feed Directive and prescription changes for water-based antibiotics go into effect on Jan. 1, 2017 but the transition period is starting now.</p></div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/27533060476d2d2a47947o.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/wpx-16-nppc-wagstrom-vfd.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=4534438">wpx-16-nppc-wagstrom-vfd.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/pig-farmers-urged-prepare-new-vfd-rule-now#comments Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Nutrition Health Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:49:00 +0000 68031 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Swine antibiotic system is paramount http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/swine-antibiotic-system-paramount <div class="field-byline"> By Joy Philippi </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The development of an efficient system to collect and report antimicrobial use in swine production continues to be a top priority for U.S. swine industry organizations.</div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/swine-antibiotic-system-paramount" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/swine-antibiotic-system-paramount#comments Animal Well-Being Business Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:54:00 +0000 67971 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Elanco opens state-of-the-art vaccines innovation center http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/elanco-opens-state-art-vaccines-innovation-center <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>On June 16,&nbsp;Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Co., announced&nbsp;the opening of a state-of-the-art Vaccines Innovation Center whose intentional design will enable scientists to address some of animal health&rsquo;s most pressing issues.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/elanco-opens-state-art-vaccines-innovation-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Food Animal Report Health Business & Marketing Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:00:35 +0000 67861 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Phibro Animal Health joins GlobalVetLINK’s VFD system http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/phibro-animal-health-joins-globalvetlink-s-vfd-system <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p><a href="http://www.globalvetlink.com/" target="_blank">GlobalVetLINK</a> and <a href="http://www.pahc.com/" target="_blank">Phibro Animal Health Corp.</a>&nbsp;announced today a partnership for GVL&rsquo;s electronic Veterinary Feed Directive System, <a href="http://www.globalvetlink.com/products/feedlink/" target="_blank">FeedLINK</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/phibro-animal-health-joins-globalvetlink-s-vfd-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Facilities Health Business & Marketing Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:44:52 +0000 67851 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Jan Archer talks issues facing hog producers http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers <div class="node-body audio-body">Jan Archer, hog producer from Goldsboro, N.C., was introduced as the new president of the National Pork Board during a press conference at the 2016 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2016/06/wpx-jan-archer-72-dpii.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/podcast/audio/wpx-16-npb-archer.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5311424">wpx-16-npb-archer.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/jan-archer-talks-issues-facing-hog-producers#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Health Marketing Wed, 08 Jun 2016 19:46:00 +0000 67601 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Jan Archer, hog producer from Goldsboro, N.C., was introduced as the new president of the National Pork Board during a press conference at the 2016 World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.</p>