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  • Jun 17, 2016
    press release

    Elanco opens state-of-the-art vaccines innovation center

    On June 16, Elanco Animal Health, a division of Eli Lilly and Co., announced the opening of a state-of-the-art Vaccines Innovation Center whose intentional design will enable scientists to address some of animal health’s most pressing issues....More
  • Jun 16, 2016
    press release

    Phibro Animal Health joins GlobalVetLINK’s VFD system

    GlobalVetLINK and Phibro Animal Health Corp. announced today a partnership for GVL’s electronic Veterinary Feed Directive System, FeedLINK....More
  • Jun 8, 2016
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    Jan Archer talks issues facing hog producers

    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....More
  • Jun 2, 2016
    press release

    Transitioning to antibiotic-free? Tighten up these five areas of pig production

    Is 2016 the year of antibiotic-free products? After a brief look at the supermarket shelves today, many may say yes. Antibiotic-free brands, such as Open Prairie Natural Pork, Applegate Natural & Organic Meats, Farm Promise Pork and Niman Ranch, are popping up in meat counters across the United States....More
  • May 20, 2016
    blog

    A pro-science win?

    A recent report claims genetically modified organisms pose no health concerns to humans who consume products made from such crops. Though a victory for modern agriculture, the battle is far from over....More
  • May 20, 2016
    press release

    PigCHAMP and GlobalVetLINK announce VFD integration

    GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) announced today the integration of PigCHAMP’s swine management software with GVL’s FeedLINK® Electronic Veterinary Feed Directive solution. With this integration, pork producers will be able to access FeedLINK VFD information directly from their PigCHAMP application and eventually import data and information between the two platforms. ...More
  • Apr 29, 2016
    press release

    Purina selects the RxExpress platform for VFD compliance

    Purina Animal Nutrition has selected the RxExpress software platform from New Planet Technologies as its tool to help meet feed documentation requirements of the Veterinary Feed Directive. This federal regulation mandates documentation of a veterinarian’s approval to feed or distribute feed additive antibiotics that are deemed medically important to production livestock. It goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017....More
  • Apr 26, 2016
    press release

    Pharmgate Animal Health launches Aivlosin 17% Tylvalosin

    Ileitis can have a serious impact on swine producers’ profitability. Ileitis, particularly the chronic form, remains widespread on many swine operations, resulting in poor feed conversion and weight gains. Clinical signs may be subtle or absent; diagnosis by serology or polymerase chain reaction will confirm the presence of the disease. Veterinarians and producers can improve production performance through pig flow management and targeted treatment to reduce this form of the disease, a costly threat....More
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