Animal Nutrition & Health
Alltech joins the Pet Sustainability Coalition
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Alltech has joined the Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC), a nonprofit organization that accelerates sustainability in the pet industry through education, implementation tools and collaboration. As a nonprofit, PSC offers companies many tools designed to help them align with responsible, sustainable business practices, such as su...More Info
Dr. Gordon Spronk and Dr. Jon De Jong - Biosecurity in pig feed
With the rise of foreign animal diseases like African swine fever, mitigating the risk of viruses spreading through feed has become a massive challenge for pig producers today. Dr. Gordon Spronk and Dr. Jon De Jong of Pipestone System detail their research on biosecurity measures in feed to reduce risk on farm....
Feed management technology: Ag-tech’s missed opportunity?
Technology is disrupting and changing every aspect of the agriculture industry, and, for the most part, farmers are embracing it. Already, autonomous robots ...
Tips for reducing tail-biting in pigs
Aggressive behavior in pigs is a frustrating management problem, leading to costly losses. Incidents of tail-biting, in particular, are among the top behavioral problems in gilt development units (GDUs) and grow-finish pigs that can lead to economic losses due to reductions in gain, secondary infections, death or carcass condemnations. Numerous factors can increase the prevalence of tail-biting,...