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  • Mar 4, 2016
    blog

    Industry pressures won’t stop … Be Ready

    Consumer-driven changes to agriculture and the hog industry are not going away, and the antibiotic-use issue is only the latest. Producers need to be front and center on promoting the responsible animal care principles implemented....More
  • Mar 1, 2016
    press release

    BIVI announces Swine Research Award recipients

    The Respiratory Disease Research Board, with support from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc., has selected three research proposals to fund as part of its 2016 Awards for Advancing Research in Respiratory Disease program. These research proposals are funded at $35,000 each....More
  • Feb 29, 2016
    press release

    Comprehensive technical manual for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae management available

    In collaboration with a team of seven Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae experts, Zoetis is providing veterinarians with proven strategies and protocols for managing this costly disease through a new resource — the Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Technical Manual....More
  • Feb 29, 2016
    press release

    Merck Animal Health awards scholarships to swine veterinary students

    In partnership with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation — the charitable arm of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians — Merck Animal Health today announced the 2016 recipients of the AASVF/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarships....More
  • 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
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