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Friday, December 04, 2015
US PEDv Update: Expected to Worsen in Winter 2015-2016
ANALYSIS - Winter 2015/2016 could be worse than last year for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) in the United States. ...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
PEDv Global Insights: Investment Being Made for Future
ANALYSIS - Joel Harris, Harrisvaccines Head of Sales and Marketing, shared insights regarding Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) from his recent global travels. ...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Industry Trends, Like Animal Welfare, Drive Hog Slat's Global Business
ANALYSIS - David Herring, Vice President of Hog Slat, said global industry trends drive their business and domestic and international offering. ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Hog Slat Opens 70th Store, Expands to Poland, Germany
GLOBAL - Alan Riley, National Retail Manager at Hog Slat, said Hog Slat has recently opened it's 70th store in the US and has expanded it's international retail locations to Germany and Poland....
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Hog Slat's GrowerSELECT Focuses on Quality, Value
GLOBAL - GrowerSELECT is a private label brand from Hog Slat and Georgia Poultry, initially created to supply repairs for the OEM brands that Hog Slat sells, and from there has been developed into a complete...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Experts to be Grilled at Iowa Swine Day
US - Experts from across the pork industry will gather to discuss key production issues at this year’s Iowa Swine Day, on 25 June....
Monday, May 18, 2015
Hog Slat's Poly Lamp Improves Plastic Heat Lamp
GLOBAL - Hog Slat’s introduction of the Poly Lamp improves several features of plastic heat lamp shades used in swine farrowing houses. ...
Friday, May 08, 2015
How To Maintain and Troubleshoot Hog Slat's GROW-DISK Feeding System
GLOBAL - Appropriate maintenance and troubleshooting of a GROW-DISK chain feeding system will lead to smooth operation and a longer lifetime of the components....
Monday, April 13, 2015
Diagnostics at Work: Nasal Swabs
GLOBAL - Nasal swabs can be tested by culture for the presence of bacterial respiratory pathogens. For practical information on how to collect nasal swabs, view and download an informational brochure,...
Feed System Checklist for Hog Buildings
Most producers have a checklist for basic equipment repairs between groups to prevent costly and time-consuming problems later, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Sow Group Housing Conversion Answers Animal Welfare Concerns
US - Murphy-Brown’s North Division completed one of the largest stall to group housing conversions in the industry, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Innovative Fan from Termotecnica Pericoli Adds Depth
ITALY - A new innovative fan from Termotecnica Pericoli adds depth, making your production a little easier and more efficient. ...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Environmental Bootcamp Education Program Offered at 2015 IPPE
US - The Environmental Bootcamp education programme will provide an overview of the environmental regulations that commonly affect the poultry, egg and meat processing industries and discuss the importance...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Feed Enzymes Essential in Sustainability Development
US - Dr Nasser Odetallah, Global Product Champion Fermentation Products for Novus International, Inc., presented at the 11th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology last month. ...
Monday, April 28, 2014
'Spy in the Sty' Research Yields Big Benefits
UK - A product heralding a major breakthrough in pig management will be launched at the British Pig and Poultry Fair. The In-pen Voluntary Access Scale — a growth sensor — will enable farmers to ‘see’...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Zoetis Breaks New Ground in Sustainable Pork Production
US - IMPROVEST® life cycle assessment and Environmental Product Declaration represents the first to be awarded to an animal health company, according to Zoetis....
Friday, November 16, 2012
Botanical Feed Additives Reduce Carbon Footprint
AUSTRIA - Botanical feed additives support sustainable livestock operations, thereby promoting the health of farm animals as well as reducing their impact on the environment and public health. ...
Thursday, October 18, 2012
HRS Optimises Scraped Surface Evaporation Technology
SPAIN - HRS Heat Exchangers S.L.U., the Spanish arm of HRS Heat Exchangers Limited, a leading heat transfer specialist for the process industry, has been selected as part of the EfficientHeat consortium...
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Pork Commentary: Drought
US - The US corn price rolled higher last week with spot corn hovering around $7.00 a bushel pushing the cost of production of hogs up due to feed prices by $15 - $20 per head in the last three weeks,...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
BPEX Announces Promotion for Katrin Turvey
UK - Katrin Turvey has been appointed BPEX Veterinary Programme Manager with responsibility for managing the BPEX Research and Development programme of activity for improving pig health and pig meat safety....
Monday, February 06, 2012
New HelixX System Rivals Central Exhaust Air Washer
GERMANY - For many pig producers in regions with a high livestock density, the retrofittable Big Dutchman-system for exhaust air treatment HelixX is often the only solution to qualify for a permit for...
Friday, February 03, 2012
SITES Certifies Novus International Campus
US - The global headquarters campus of Novus International, Inc. is one of the first pilot projects to be certified by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) for its sustainable site design, construction...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Innovations at VIV Asia from Big Dutchman
THAILAND - Big Dutchman will have a number of innovations on show at VIV Asia 2011, which takes place in Bangkok on 9 to 11 March. ...
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Carbon Dioxide Sensor Saves Heating Costs
GERMANY - Big Dutchman recently announced a successful launch of their new carbon dioxide (CO2) sensor, DOL 17 CO2 sensor....
Tuesday, November 03, 2009
Overview of Environmental Legislation for UK Pig Producers
UK - The new version has been published of Summary Notes of Key Environmental Legislation with Implications for the UK Pig Industry from BPEX....
Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Schering-Plough Flips Switch on 1.7MW Solar System
US - Animal health and pharmaceuticals giant, Schering-Plough Corporation, has switched on a 1.7 megawatt solar energy system on the roof of its centre in New Jersey....
Monday, December 22, 2008
Funding Boosted for Glenlea Farm Education Centre
CANADA - Manitoba's pork producers are counting on a planned three million dollar agricultural education centre to help better inform the public about the food they eat and the role of farmers in getting...

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