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  • Feb 10, 2016
    blog

    Keep Calm and Move Your Hogs

    Proper livestock handling techniques take an effort, and that effort goes a long way in maintaining the good health of both the animals and the handlers....More
  • Feb 5, 2016
    press release

    Sexing Technologies acquires Genetic Visions genomics laboratory

    Fast Genetics’ parent company, Sexing Technologies, acquires genomics laboratory Genetic Visions from Accelerated Genetics. Sexing Technologies’ acquisition of Genetic Visions will directly benefit Fast Genetics and its customers, as genomic testing will increase dramatically. A major factor influencing genetic improvement is the accuracy of estimated breeding values. Genomic selection improves the accuracy of EBVs and increases selection intensity, both of which translate to dramatic gains in genetic improvement for Fast Genetics....More
  • Feb 3, 2016
    press release

    Ingelvac PRRS MLV 250-dose option now available

    Protecting your herd against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome just became more convenient. In an effort to give producers and veterinarians a broader choice of sizes, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. now offers a 250-dose option for Ingelvac PRRS MLV. Ingelvac PRRS MLV is recommended for vaccination of healthy, susceptible pigs, sows and gilts as an aid in the prevention of respiratory disease and in the reduction of reproductive disease associated with PRRS virus. It is also available in 10-dose and 50-dose bottles....More
  • Jan 25, 2016
    blog

    PRRS, PEDV control proposal carries weight

    Minnesota Pork Producers Association is considering a proposal to partner with the state Board of Animal Health to gather PRRS and PEDV status of the origin herds of pigs entering the Gopher State....More
  • Jan 25, 2016
    press release

    New E. coli solution for nursery pigs available from Elanco

    Kavault, a new swine product from Elanco Animal Health, represents a first-in-class, animal use only antibiotic for reduction in incidence and overall severity of diarrhea in the presence of pathogenic Escherichia coli in groups of weaned pigs. Kavault is an orthosomycin antibiotic, which is a new class of antibiotics in the U.S. market for animal use only (not medically important)*. Administered under a veterinary feed directive, Kavault is a solution for pigs up to 14 weeks of age....More
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