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Friday, December 15, 2017
Genesus Global Market Report: USA
I have been reading articles about corn markets and the question that everyone wants an answer to, is:“ Will we see higher prices?”...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
What to expect during an on-farm CSI audit
An on-farm visit by an auditor will likely be routine for pork producers in the future. Knowing what an auditor expects and what pork producers can do during the audit will help prepare for a positive...
Hypor's new facility opens doors to the future
Successful companies don’t react to change; they drive it. With that in mind, Hypor recently opened the doors on a new state-of-the-art facility in Sichamps, France. ...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
AASV: Improving Surveillance Keeps Emerging Diseases at Bay
ANALYSIS - The Province of Ontario is focused on emerging swine diseases and developing surveillance systems by bringing all the stakeholders together, including the government and private industry, to...
Genesus global technical report: Incorporating information in routine genetic evaluation
For many years, pig producers depended on physical characteristics and phenotypic evaluations to select pigs to produce their next generation. Later on, breeding and cross-breeding methods, using quantitative...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Hog markets shows profits for next 12 months
Using current projected feed cost and current lean hog futures it appears the average profit potential for next twelve months should average about $20 US per head for farrow to finish operations. That’s...
Monday, December 11, 2017
Pig Health Today launches mobile app
Pig Health Today, the world’s only news website focused entirely on swine health, welfare and sustainability, has partnered with sponsor Zoetis to launch a mobile app for Apple and Android devices....
Genesus Global Market Report: China - 8 December 2017
Last month a load of Genesus Purebred pigs arrived in North East China for Guangdong Wens Foodstuff Group Co. Ltd. One of eight large companies that have made this region the growth hot spot for China....
Nutriad present gut health research at Global Feed Summit
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad presented new gut health research at the recent Global Feed Summit in Bangkok (Thailand)....
Friday, December 08, 2017
Genesus global technical report: whole carcass pork quality
As most industry participants know, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking comment on the proposed changes to the standards of pork carcass grades....
Pig care: If there’s something off, don’t try to ‘look him well’
Watching pigs may not be glamorous or stimulating, but it’s a responsibility that Bob Blomme, DVM, takes very seriously....
Thursday, December 07, 2017
Nutriad launches MycoGut Academy
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, global leader in practical solutions for Mycotoxin Management, received customers and distribution partners in Belgium for the inaugural sessions of the MycoGut...
Zoetis Influence Feed - December 2017
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and...
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
New Hypor managing director brings wealth of experience
If it’s true that experience is the best teacher, the new Managing Director of Hendrix Genetics’ Business Unit Swine (Hypor) goes to the head of the class. ...
Genesus Global Market Report: Spain December
It has been 14 weeks in a row with pork price decreasing. Finally, this week the live-weight price had stopped to fall. These strong decreases in the price have been due to the greater supply of hogs in...
Hypor exports excellence in partnership with Nugeporc
When you’re the best at what you do, how can you improve on that? One way is to do it in more places for more clients, and that’s exactly what Hypor is doing by partnering with Nugeporc in the Dominican...
Nutriad acquires partners' interest in China
A global leader in flavor and sweetener solutions for animal feed, Nutriad announced it acquired the 45% share stake of its’ local partner into FFI. ...
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
ERYSENG® PARVO, a new sow reproductive vaccine launched by HIPRA in Canada
In November 2017, HIPRA Canada Animal Health organized three events in Guelph, Quebec City, and Winnipeg respectively for the launch of the new reproductive vaccine ERYSENG® PARVO....
Jim Long Pork Commentary: December 04 2017
Le PORCSHOW – Quebec, US new Grade’s and Danish Woes Continue....
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Genesus Technical Report: Big data
Data collection and interpretation is a critical part to a swine genetics breeding program. Without data and its interpretation, genetic progress cannot be made. As technology evolves the ability to collect...
PIC China's 2017 symposium: Dreaming big for China
The Chinese pig industry is going through an amazing transformation. For over 21 years, PIC China has been working side-­‐by-­‐side with the pig producers to advance genetics and improve the competitiveness...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Genetics - pork quality
We understand there is some push back from some Swine Genetic Companies regarding the new proposed grade system. They are saying, that to produce Prime or Choice Pork will increase cost of swine production....
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Proposed new U.S. grade system
The USDA has proposed a new pork grade system, where new categorises are proposed: Prime, Chioce and Select. An article on the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Website by Rick Stein, Vice President of Fresh...
Yeske: Provide better pig care — one animal at a time
Taking time to walk the pens, make eye contact with each pig and pull the sick ones for individual care seems to conflict with the basic tenets and efficiencies of population medicine....
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
AB Vista expands Technical Service Team with new Feed Applications Engineer
AB Vista’s Technical Services Team has recently been expanded, as part of the company’s strategy to strengthen feed mill support to customers in the Americas....
Monday, November 27, 2017
Sow management tips: total preparation for top performance
Supplying top genetics for pork production at the least cost to ensure client success is at the core of Hypor’s business. Success with sow breeding begins with proper preparation for the next round....
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Minding your gilts' prenatal environment
The lifelong performance of pigs is known to be affected by conditions during gestation (uterine) and early life (neonatal, 21 days after birth). Adverse conditions and stressors during gestation or nursing...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: November - producers never do well
This time of year, is never a good time for producers. Year after year this is the time of maximum seasonal hog numbers. This always results in lower hog prices. It is also usually the time packers, historically...
Secure Pork Supply plan: Beginning steps to safeguard your herd
The US hasn’t encountered a foreign animal disease (FAD) for decades, but it remains a lingering and serious risk as long as countries throughout the world are dealing with foot-and-mouth disease (FMD),...
Monday, November 20, 2017
New book provides fresh insight into the use of enzymes in swine feed
Feed additive enzymes are set to play a key role in shaping the future of pork production efficiency, according to the contributing authors of a newly published book....
 
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