Iowa State University's Zoe Kiefer investigates pelvic organ prolapse in sows and identifies factors that may be contributing causes in hopes of developing a strategy to decrease prolapse incidence on sow farms.
Hearing concerns about food safety compliance issues directly from growers, senior staff with the Food and Drug Administration toured two Delaware produce farms Aug. 5. The outing was co-hosted by officials with the Newa
U.S. swine production has seen gains in sow productivity, measured by piglets weaned per sow per litter farrowed. But it has accompanied by an increase in the number of total born piglets that are alive at weaning.
Sows were monitored throughout gestation—identifying nutrition requirements into how much energy in their diet went for maintenance, and growth of the sow, and how much was left for the developing litter.
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As one of the researchers who helped developed pigs resistant to the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus said, "At the very least, the development of PRRS-resistant pigs is a new tool for im
Saying its new guidance will emphasize prevention of food safety problems, the Food and Drug Administration has issued revised draft guidance on the control of Listeria monocytogenes in fresh produce and other ready-to-e