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  • Feb 24, 2016
    press release

    Veterinarians review latest research: SynGenX for weaned pigs

    “Antibiotic stewardship” is a key focus of the upcoming annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Feb. 27-March 1 in New Orleans, La. Veterinarians are leading the effort to optimize antibiotic use and preserve the efficacy of current therapeutic treatments. Interest is high in research evaluating natural alternatives to promote pig health.  ...More
  • Feb 23, 2016
    press release

    Alltech Mycotoxin Management enhances Knowmycotoxins.com

    Alltech’s Mycotoxin Management program has re-launched an updated version of the website, Knowmycotoxins.com....More
  • Feb 18, 2016
    blog

    History’s a good reason to step up biosecurity

    A look back at the 2001 foot-and-mouth outbreak in the United Kingdom should be lesson enough for stepping up biosecurity and closely monitoring your swine herd's health....More
  • 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
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