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Nutriad sponsor 6th Leman China Swine Conference & World Swine Industry Expo

2017-11-10 01:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

The 6th Leman China Swine Conference & World Swine Industry Expo was held in Nanjing City, China on November 2-4. As an industry leader for feed additives, NUTRIAD was proud to be one of the sponsors of the renowned event.

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Greece move to smart farming

2017-11-10 01:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

The Greek government aims to use Copernicus, Europe’s earth-monitoring system, to maximise the potential of smart farming, which will help the country ensure its position in the post-crisis era, Greece’s digital policy minister told EURACTIV.com.

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No exemptions from CERCLA emissions reporting after court ruling

2017-11-10 01:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Livestock and poultry farmers are required to notify federal authorities under CERCLA and state and local authorities under EPCRA if their facilities are estimated to be emitting over 100 lb. per day of either ammonia or Hydrogen sulphide, with the deadline as soon as November 15th 2017.

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How 50 swine vets plan to manage seasonal respiratory disease in the new VFD era

2017-11-10 01:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

The pork industry has adapted to the new rules nicely, according to Chris Rademacher, DVM, swine veterinarian at Iowa State University Extension. Still, feed medications will continue to play an important role in swine health, and the “acid test” could come during the first fall and winter of the new VFD era.

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Employee training improves piglet-survival rates

2017-11-10 01:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

In an unusual research study, an employee-training program — Day One Pig Care via the Pork Avenue Training Portal (PATP) — focused on online training followed by tracked, in-barn verification experiences, helped a start-up farm achieve top piglet-survival rates, according to Sarah Probst Miller, DVM, AgCreate Solutions, Inc.1

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Euthanasia workshops: helping pork producers to provide proper humane animal care

2017-11-10 01:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Pork producers are committed to ensuring their pigs receive proper humane care, but, despite their best efforts, not every pig will make it to market.

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PCV MH vaccines provide equal protection in study, but lung lesions, ADG, final weight differ

2017-11-10 01:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

Three porcine circovirus (PCV) vaccines compared in a recent study* equally protected pigs against PCV type 2d and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, but there were some significant differences in gross lung-lesion scores, average daily gain (ADG) and final weight.

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Delay sought for reporting farm air emissions

2017-11-10 00:13:07| National Hog Farmer

EPA, NPPC and the poultry and egg association are asking the court to give the agency more time to provide farmers with specific guidance before mandating reporting takes effect.

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Senate Tax Plan Could Undermine Farm Bill Funding

2017-11-09 23:13:43| National Farmers Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2017 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202-554-1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON U.S. Senate leadership today released its plan for comprehensive tax reform. The legislation differs in many ways from its counterpart released by the U.S. House of Representatives a week ago.  The plan would comprise a greater number of individual tax brackets, limit […]

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THERE ARE CHALLENGES TO KEEPING FEEDLOT CALVES HEALTHY

2017-11-09 22:21:14| Cattle Today

It's harder today to keep calves healthy after they leave the ranch and enter a feedlot. Dr. Eugene Janzen (Assistant Dean, Clinical Practice, Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary) says there has been a lot of research in the past decades looking at pharmaceutics—vaccines and antibiotics.

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