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Pig Health & Disease

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.

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Pork industry focuses on feed ingredients to combat ASF

Amid African swine fever outbreak, producers urged to ask questions of feed suppliers
With the expansion of the current outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China, the National Pork Board, along with the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV), the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), are working even more closely together to help keep the United States free of ASF and all other foreign animal diseases (FADs). This includes focusing on the importation of feed ingredients, a key area of potential high risk of disease transport.
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IPVS 2018: impact of zinc oxide in piglet feeds

Two years after Dublin (Ireland), more than 5000 people gathered in Chongqing (China) for the 25th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Three communications focused on the potentiated zinc oxide from Animine (HiZox).
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Diamond V at 75: Focus on swine health at World Pork Expo

Changes in the regulation of antibiotics are affecting pork production around the world, especially for integrated food companies and countries that export pork, says Dr. Y.K. Kwan, a veterinarian with feed industry experience who provides technical services for Diamond V partners and customers in Southeast Asia.
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Pharmgate Animal Health unveils innovative new website

New Pharmgate Animal Health Website is designed to help provide producers, veterinarians and nutritionists with crucial tools and information
Pharmgate Animal Health has launched a new website in tandem with updated corporate branding to reflect the company’s mission to be an innovative partner for producers, veterinarians, and nutritionists.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health announces new avian team

Over the past fifteen years Merial Animal Health and Boehringer Ingelheim's avian and swine departments have produced a number of innovative vaccines for improved animal health. Following Boehringer Ingleheim’s acquisition of Merial Animal Health, this focus on disease prevention continues, and is reflected in the ongoing investment in research into new vaccines for the poultry sector.
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