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The diversity and balance of the pig's microbiome, or intestinal ecosystem, are critical to its health and performance, especially as antibiotics are reduced.

Growing from the gut: The impact of the pig’s microbiome

The diversity of a pig’s microbiome, or their gut’s “ecosystem”, varies along the different regions of the gastrointestinal tract, with some regions having less tolerable conditions and containing

What’s holding pork back from capitalizing on the antibiotic-free movement?

The antibiotic-free “other white meat”

Antibiotic-free is a hot topic these days, but have you noticed the discussions mainly center on poultry? What about pork, “the other white meat?”

Poultry and swine production gain new recommendations for supplementation with organic minerals

[ARAUCÁRIA, BRAZIL] – The Federal University of Viçosa (UFV-MG) in Brazil has launched a new edition of the “Brazilian Tables for Poultry and Swine,” which is considered one of the most important r

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Gut health is key to reducing antimicrobial use in pig production

There is a global movement to reduce antimicrobial use in livestock production.

Alltech launches first biogas solution DIGEST P3

[DUBLIN, Ireland] – As fossil fuels deplete at astounding rates, biogas production is fast becoming an alternative source of economic and renewable energy.

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will disrupt the swine industry norm, provide innovative solutions for producers

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will disrupt the swine industry norm, provide innovative solutions for producers

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] — ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE17), held May 21–24 in Lexington, Kentucky, is certain to inspir

Water quality in pig production: Pay attention to these 5 indicators

Water is the most precious element on Earth.

Pig drinking water.

Water quality in pig production: Pay attention to these 5 indicators

Water is the most precious element on Earth.

Top 3 questions following the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)

Top 3 questions following the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)

The new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) has caused many changes for farmers, ranchers and their dealers t

8 digital innovations disrupting agriculture

8 digital innovations disrupting agriculture

Eight digital disruptions are driving the next agriculture revolution.