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Torben Ancker: ZnO ban: An alternative plan?

The European Commission has given producers five years to remove zinc oxide from animal feed. The pig industry, which relies on the mineral to promote gut health, must now find an alternative solution. Can farmers eliminate zinc without…

Modern amenities for the modern pig

Has swine housing and management technology kept pace with the modernization of today's pig? Hubbard Feeds swine specialist Steve Toft weighs in.

Build a strong foundation for performance and profitability with Alltech’s latest in-feed technology

Viligen™, Alltech’s newest innovation for pig producers, promotes a healthy gut and microflora

Build a strong foundation for performance and profitability with Alltech’s latest in-feed technology

Dr. Cat Berge: Antibiotic angst: Antimicrobial resistance in pig production

Antimicrobial resistance is an increasing issue on many pig farms, and producers are noticing that old antibiotics no longer work. Dr. Anna Catharina Berge, owner of Berge Veterinary Consulting BVBA, provides practical advice for producers…

The ideal pig starts with the ideal gut

Gut health is essential to building a foundation for performance and profitability in pig production.

Innovative new facility advances swine research

The 2,500-head, wean-to-finish Leavenworth Livestock Research Center is expected to make a big impact on modern pig production.

A better bulk bin: Preventing pig feed contamination

How to store pig feed: Tips for preventing feed contamination

Having a sound feed storage management system is vital for preventing pig feed contamination.