Pig Industry News

News published on March 18, 2008:
If sows are heat-stressed their daily feed intake decreases to decrease heat production. The reduced feed intake can result in increased tissue loss from the sow, lower piglet weaning weights, and possibly high...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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News published on March 14, 2008:
International Collaboration to Discuss Lameness Identification and PreventionZinpro Corporation has announced the world’s first symposium on sow lameness will take place in Minneapolis, Minn., on April 2-4, 200...
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Zinpro Corp.
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News published on March 14, 2008:
Uppermost in the mind of consumers in this age of ecology are the safety of the food chain, from farm to fork, and its environmental impact. Global agriculture is in the spotlight as rarely before. By rethinkin...
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Alltech Inc.
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News published on March 12, 2008:
Two major elements that are of concern in nutrient management, phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N), also contribute to the odor of swine manure. Nitrogen is particularly important because it is a component in ammon...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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News published on March 12, 2008:
Hypor China is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Wang Laixi (Hunter Wang) who joined the organization in March 2008 as Sales and Marketing Manager, China. Mr. Wang brings many years of experience in ...
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Hypor
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News published on March 11, 2008:
Engormix.com proudly announces the launching of its newest area, AQUACULTURE, as an answer to our members’ need for current information regarding aqua farming.Having in mind that aquaculture is an area inside a...
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News published on March 7, 2008:
Several trials in Kansas have demonstrated that circovirus vaccination improves the performance of growing pigs even on high health farms.On a 300 sow, PRRS negative farm with a history of PCVAD, 235 animals we...
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Pork News & Views - OMAFRA Newsletter
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News published on March 6, 2008:
Salmonella, a very important bacterium to study, causes Salmonellosis in animals and poultry, and is one of the main foodborne pathogens associated with meat and meat products. Each year in the U.S., there are ...
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OMAFRA release
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News published on March 5, 2008:
Castration of male livestock intended for meat production is a long standing management practice. In North American swine production, castration is essentially universal and only a select few male pigs are left...
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Virginia Cooperative Extension Livestock Update
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News published on March 3, 2008:
New generation E. Coli phytases, the latest in thermoprotection technology, enzyme solutions to optimise both piglet and grower/finisher performance and the use of enzymes in antibiotic growth promoter free nut...
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Danisco Animal Nutrition press release
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