MORE NEWS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
Meat Plants shutter up as Ian hammers Florida – Meat companies are bracing for the brunt of Hurricane Ian as it hits the southeastern United States where livestock and chickens are raised.
Farmers await testing on PRRS resistant hogs – Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is a devastating disease that costs North American farmers more than $600 million annually.
Veganism is not sustainable, just marketed really well – Veganism is not sustainable (or all that healthy), it’s just marketed really well by radical activists on social media.
Cattle contracts library pilot program moves forward – USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has published a Notice to Trade related to the Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program.
Federal judge upholds new swine inspection system – On Sept. 30, a federal judge upheld USDA’s New Swine Inspection System. This program gives employees a bigger role in the inspection process.
Hurricane Ian’s deadly punch to one Florida dairy – Despite experiencing Hurricane Ian firsthand, Dakin Dairy Farms in Myakka City, Fla., is committed to not only making sure their cows are still well cared for, but they’re also becoming a helping hub for their local community.
California commercial turkey farm hit with avian influenza – According to USDA-APHIS, the state of California confirmed a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza on a commercial meat turkey operation impacting 51,000 turkeys.
Reusing poultry litter can reduce antibiotic-resistant Salmonella – A joint research collaboration between the University of Georgia’s Department of Poultry Science and the U.S. National Poultry Research Center, housed within USDA-ARS, has been investigating the role that bacteria plays in poultry health and food safety. New research from this group has found that the type of litter broiler chickens are raised on plays an important role in their pre-harvest health.
Infrared technology can detect sick sows earlier – Infrared technology offers quicker and more efficient temperature readings and can help detect sick sows earlier says Kaci Way, a DVM student at The Ohio State University.
ANNOUNCEMENTS IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
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