Monthly Archives: May 2017

Swine audits provide animal care scorecard

          The overarching goal of the common audit process is to provide consumers greater assurance of the care taken by farmers and pork processors to improve animal well-being and food safety.     By Dyneah Classen, DVM | May 19, 2017 Harvest facilities (packers) have started third-party auditing requirements for hog farms supplying or marketing hogs to them. The audit programs initially varied by packer and were intended to assure consumers that the animals that produce their pork are well cared for

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Carthage Diagnostic Laboratory – Open House

Carthage Veterinary Service, LTD. has a new diagnostic laboratory on the Carthage campus. Stanton Hall, which was formerly the Home Economics building of the old Robert Morris College, is now home to the Carthage Diagnostic Laboratory.  The building had also been used as a daycare facility by previous owners. There was a ribbon cutting to debut the facility on Monday, April 24. The new molecular laboratory replaces a smaller facility that was previously located in the main office and allows Carthage Veterinary Service to expand

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