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Preventive Antibiotic Approved For Hogs

Draxxin (tulathromycin) is now registered for control of swine respiratory disease (SRD) in groups of pigs where SRD has been diagnosed. Draxxin is the first and only injectable antibiotic with a control claim for use in pigs assessed to be at risk of developing SRD because of their proximity to sick animals. With the additional

Sask. Crop Insurance Changes Welcome

Saskatchewan Stock Growers president Calvin Knoss welcomed changes to that province’s crop insurance program in response to drought conditions in northwest and west-central Saskatchewan. “We appreciate the efforts of federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and our Saskatchewan minister, Bob Bjornerud, in moving these changes forward so quickly,” said Knoss. “The three measures announced today stand