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  • 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
  • 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
  • Feb 1, 2016
    blog

    Carefully moving forward

    “Cautiously optimistic” was the perfect description of Iowa pork producers’ attitudes attending the 44th Iowa Pork Congress last week....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
    Commentary

    Vegan butcher, just plain wrong 34

    The first vegan butcher opens its doors in Minnesota. While the concept is creative, the actual business plan breaks the truth in advertising rule book....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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