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Thursday, February 23, 2017
EU and Spanish Pork Markets
EU, SPAIN - In the Spanish market, 2017 seems to have started positively. We are now at prices above 2015 and 2016, and almost at the levels of 2014. The Mercolleida market price for last week closed at...
Big Dutchman Acquires Agricultural Building Business from Betco
CHINA - The Big Dutchman group based in Vechta, Germany, announced today that it has acquired Qingdao Betco Asia Co., Ltd. (Betco Qingdao), which is the livestock building business of the North Carolina-based...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Pork Commentary: US Hog Market Getting Stronger
US - On October 21, April Lean Hog Futures were at $0.56/lb. Last Friday, April lean hog futures closed at $0.7075/lb. That’s over $30 USD per head increase. It’s about the difference between losing...
PIC Helps to Improve Your Profit Per Sow
GLOBAL - At the end of last year, PIC conducted a series of road shows in the US. During two weeks, a team of technical experts went to various locations across the Midwest to meet with over 800 people...
Ceva Joint-Venture with EBVAC Reinforces Position in China's Swine Market
CHINA - In the presence of the Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang and French Prime Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) and EBVAC today signed a joint-venture agreement to create a new...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Ceva Reinforces its Position in China and Swine through New Joint-Venture with EBVAC
CHINA - In the presence of the Chinese Prime Minister, Li Keqiang and French Prime Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve, Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) and EBVAC today signed a joint-venture agreement to create a...
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Novus Hosts Next Generation Swine Nutritionist Council Meeting
US - Last week, Novus International hosted the inaugural meeting of the Next Generation Swine Nutritionist Council....
South East Asia Hog Market
SOUTH EAST ASIA - I am writing this having just arrived in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, having already held business meetings in Thailand and Viet Nam over the last couple of weeks with...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Pork Commentary: Bacon Shortage?
CANADA - Over the last few years, the demand for Bacon in the North American market has greatly increased. Bacon on burgers, Bacon in all day breakfast programs such as McDonalds, Bacon on everything....
Latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey Reveals High Risk to Livestock Globally
GLOBAL - Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are higher this year than in the past, according to the latest 2016 BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey....
Monday, February 13, 2017
Food Safety & Animal Nutrition Course in Spain
SPAIN - Multinational Feed Additives Producer Nutriad, headquartered in Belgium, participated in the Food Safety and Animal Nutrition Course organized by Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, which...
2017 European PRRS Research Award: Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Calls for Submissions until July 1st
EU - For the fourth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for improved control of the swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and...
Friday, February 10, 2017
Ceva Santé Animale Confirms its Circle of Virtuous Growth in 2016
GLOBAL - 2016 was a year of sustained organic growth and major acquisitions. Consolidated sales reached €912m as the Ceva Group continued to achieve double-digit growth, cementing its position as the...
Thursday, February 09, 2017
[Webinar] Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results
GLOBAL - Watch the webinar with experts from BIOMIN and Romer Labs for an an in-depth discussion about how to successfully implement on-site mycotoxin monitoring, and recent trends in mycotoxin occurrence...
Russia Hog Market
RUSSIA - The pig price this week in Russia is averaging 98 Roubles ($1.66) per live kg., writes Simon Grey, General Manager of Genesus Russia....
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Pork Commentary: China Market Update
CHINA - China has been the big story in the Global Swine industry in 2016.The lower supply of pork in China led to large pork exports from EU and North America. It is obvious that the increase in China...
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Heavier DON, ZEN and FUM Levels Reported in 2016 US Corn and DDGS: BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey
US - US feed and livestock producers have more reason to carefully monitor mycotoxin contamination in feed and crops, according to results of the latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey....
New Flexible Sample Prep Solution Provides Consistent Performance While Saving Time, Money
Diagnostic labs are constantly searching for more effective sample preparation solutions that can adapt to their quickly evolving business and numerous testing requirements. To meet this need, Thermo Fisher...
Monday, February 06, 2017
Nutriad Launches Partnership Iraq
IRAQ - Feed additives producer Nutriad, alongside its new partner Mila Company for Veterinary Drugs, held its launch meeting in Erbil, Iraq. ...
Friday, February 03, 2017
Mexico Hog Market
MEXICO - Mexican pork prices have shown a slight negative trend over the last four weeks, decreasing about 2.50 MXN pesos/kg liveweight. However, over a longer period of time (last 8 weeks), the decrease...
Nutriad Appoints Area Managers India
INDIA - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Anand Srivastava and Rajaram Thiyagarajan as Area Managers covering the Indian subcontinent....
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Dr Derek Petry Joins Genesus
CANADA - Genesus is pleased to announce the addition of Dr Derek Petry as Chief Development Officer. Dr Petry joins Genesus from Choice Genetics USA, where he served as the CEO and Global Director of R&D....
Your Questions Answered: Upcoming Mycotoxin Webinar
GLOBAL - Our upcoming live webinar on Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results scheduled for February 8, 2017 is quickly approaching. Along with hundreds of people having already registered, we received...
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Prudent Antibiotic Use in Canadian Feed Applications
CANADA - Today we face an onslaught of articles and directives that deal with the use of antibiotics in a myriad of feed and water applications. This is in addition to the therapeutic applications usually...
Pork Commentary: Iowa Pork Congress Report
US - Last week, we attended the Iowa Pork Congress, held annually in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa is the largest hog producing state and has been for decades. The Iowa Pork Congress is the largest of all state...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
GrowerSELECT Curtain Machine Improvements
Hog Slat’s engineering department says, “In almost every case we can look at existing products and make improvements.” ...
PROVENIA Feed Supplement for More Potent Piglets
GLOBAL - PROVENIA feed supplement is a unique protected source of flavouring compounds, including benzoic acid. ...
Monday, January 30, 2017
Economics of PRRS in Growing Pigs Is Severe for Producers
ANALYSIS - At the North American PRRS Symposium, a key focus was how to control PRRS in growing pigs because the economic impact is exceptionally high for this population of pigs. ...
Replacement of Acid Components in Pig Diets
GLOBAL - At EuroTier 2016, Dr Attila Kovács, Global Product Line Manager Acids highlighted how to effectively reduce the acid component of swine diets using an innovative acid-based feed additive. His...
Friday, January 27, 2017
Canada Hog Market Report – Labour (Challenge) of Love
CANADA - All pork producers I deal with and talk to have operations that are certainly a “labour of love”. To raise their stock in a humane, sustainable, and hopefully profitable manner, to raise their...
 
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