The latest articles, analysis and information on managing pig herd health and preventing costly outbreaks, such as PEDv, piglet diarrhea, African swine fever and Porcine Circovirus Disease for sows, gilts, boars, hogs and piglets from the editors of Pig International magazine.
Pigs that were born after the veterinary feed directive (VFD) went into affect in January are now reaching market weight and giving the 60,000 pork producers in the U.S. a glimpse at how eliminating feed-grade antibiotics impacts the industry.
I had often heard about how dangerous and destructive feral swine can be, but what I had heard became more relevant when my family saw two of them in a wooded area near our campsite in at a state park in Oklahoma over Labor Day weekend.
Pharmgate and Cambridge are pleased to announce an agreement between the companies. This agreement provides a platform from which the parties can provide commercial, autogenous and prescription vaccine solutions to veterinarians and producers in the US and around the world.
The World Veterinary Association with Ceva Santé Animale recognize 6 outstanding veterinarians for their commitment to promoting the welfare of animals
August 30, 2017
On Aug. 29, during the 33rd World Veterinary Congress in Incheon, Korea, the 1st WVA Global Animal Welfare Awards co-founded and supported by Ceva Sante Animale was given to six veterinarians representing each of the six WVA world regions.
Leveraging an integrated approach to meat inspection, involving serology testing, to improve the pork value chain
August 21, 2017
In an effort to modernize the meat inspection process for the first time since the mid-1880s, Thermo Fisher Scientific will present a new and more efficient approach to help protect consumers from potential health hazards during the 12th Safe Pork Conference in Foz do Iguassu, Brazil, Aug. 21-24.
The threat of a devastating zoonotic disease currently restricts the areas of Malaysia where pig farms can be set up, but that could change if a new international effort to develop a vaccine is successful.
Patterson Companies announced that Kevin Pohlman has been named President of Patterson Animal Health. Mr. Pohlman replaces John Adent, who left the company in July to pursue other leadership opportunities.