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  • Apr 7, 2016
    press release

    Five steps to help fallout pigs bounce back

    In nursery performance, consistency is key. Pigs that fall behind the rest of the group can lag through future phases and require additional days to finishing. To promote uniform groups, work toward a goal of 0.5% or fewer fallouts in the nursery....More
  • Mar 25, 2016
    blog

    Numbers lead to pork production success

    Numbers drive the U.S. hog industry — percent market share, packer capacity, pigs per sow per year, prewean mortality, average daily gain — so you want to be sure that your operation holds its own with strong numbers....More
  • Mar 18, 2016
    blog

    Hog producers come to the table for antibiotic disucssions

    Many families will be gathering together this next week for Easter, and some of the best times together will be spent around the table — feasting and sharing life’s stories, successes, trials, and tribulations. Chances are that table talk may also involve the actual feast in front of the hungry guests, and hopefully that feast will have a nice ham as the center of attention. That ham may also come with a side of how the ham got from the farm to the table....More
  • Mar 15, 2016
    press release

    New UltraCare Creep Feed supports young pig performance

    Purina Animal Nutrition introduces UltraCare Creep Feed, a new opportunity for pork producers to create eaters and support optimal pig performance during the weaning period....More
  • Mar 8, 2016
    video

    Antibiotics, a priority for America’s pig farmers

    For 20 years, the National Pork Board has focused on antibiotic research....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 2, 2016
    press release

    The Ajinomoto Group to begin production of feed-grade tryptophan in North America

    Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Group Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ajinomoto Co. Inc., will begin production of feed-grade tryptophan in North America in addition to its existing operations in Europe. With the addition of this product line in North America, the Ajinomoto Group will stabilize profits in the animal nutrition business by strengthening the flexibility of its production system, which can switch product lines in response to changes in market prices....More
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