Monthly Archives: April 2017

Understanding late-finishing mortality

The cost of late mortality is significant in relation to early mortality. By Aaron J. Lower DVM | Apr 21, 2017 Much of the focus in wean-to-market pig production tends to be on getting weaned pigs placed, started on feed and going. That attention is warranted as we commonly observe early health issues coupled with the stress of getting pigs converted from milk-based to plant-based protein. In our race to get pigs to town, producers seem to shrug off late-finishing mortality in hopes of just getting to

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Swine Awards of Excellence – Seeking Nominations

Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD recognizes excellence in swine operations through its Swine Awards of Excellence.  Anyone wishing to bring recognition to the attention of a farm are encouraged to make nominations by completing the nomination form (attached or online) and returning it to CVS before June 30, 2017.  The Winners will be recognized at this year’s Annual CVS Swine Conference.  This program is designed to highlight the year and provide shared enjoyment of the outstanding people we work with in the swine production business!

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Carthage Diagnostic Laboratory Open House

Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd will be hosting an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Carthage Diagnostic Laboratory on Monday, April 24 from 4-6 p.m.  The community is invited to attend.  The lab is located at 980B Center Street in Carthage.  Parking is available near the Carthage Veterinary Service main office at the 303 North Second Street location.  The ribbon cutting will occur at 4:00 p.m. followed by refreshments and tours of the lab. The Carthage Diagnostic Laboratory is located in

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