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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. ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Central AI Delivers the Best Genes the Fastest
THE NETHERLANDS - Through centrally-located AI stations, Hypor delivers the best genes to its global network of strategically-located and interconnected, satellite nucleus farms....
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Managing Pig Health: Second Edition Nears Release
UK - Managing Pig Health, a reference for the farm, offers a fresh and comprehensive guide to practical veterinary information for pig farmers, veterinarians and technologists around the world....
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Hermitage Genetics Callan AI Station Approved for Semen Export to China
CHINA - Following an inspection visit from an official delegation from AQSIQ (The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine) of the People’s Republic of China last year,...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Evolution of Hydraulic/Injectable Insemination
GLOBAL - Did you ever think swine AI would be using 400 million spermatozoa and sexed semen?, asks Mark Anderson of Absolute Swine Insemination Co., with additional comments from Dr Grant Walling and Stephen...
Monday, October 22, 2012
Evolution of Hydraulic/Injectable Insemination
GLOBAL - Did you ever think swine AI would be using 400 million spermatozoa and sexed semen? Decades ago, a novel approach to pig breeding was introduced that is nowadays status quo. Yes, we are talking...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
PIC Opens New AI Research Centre
UK - Pig breeding company PIC opened a gene technology research centre in the UK on Tuesday – believed to be the first of its type in the UK and probably in Europe. ...
Friday, September 24, 2010
BPEX Sets AI Standard
UK - To try and improve the competitiveness of the English pig industry, BPEX and the NPA recognised that the industry needed to focus on improving reproductive performance and spread the costs of production...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Hermitage Opens 'State of the Art' EU Licensed Boar Stud
IRELAND - According to Dr John Mabry, director of Iowa Pork Industry Centre and a professor at Iowa State University, who oversees the Hermitage genetics programme, the new Hermitage AI centre at Callan...
Friday, February 20, 2009
Genus Increases Porcine Capacity in China
CHINA - Genus, a world leading animal genetics company, is pleased to announce significant advances in its strategy for expansion in China with progress being made in both the bovine and porcine sectors....
Saturday, October 11, 2008
Hypor Records Broken in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - More evidence that the Hypor sow is a good producer world over ... results from the first locally born litters in Korea have broken Hypor’s own records....
Monday, May 19, 2008
Advanced Breeding Herd Management Seminar
IOWA - ISU Extension, Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa Pork Producers Association are sponsoring an advanced swine breeding herd management seminars: June 10 (Marina Inn, South Sioux City, Neb) and 11(Waverly...
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Swine workshop scheduled in Waseca
US - A workshop on artificial insemination in swine will take place 13-14 December at the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca. ...
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
New Technology Accelerates Genetic Improvement in Swine
CANADA - A geneticist with PIC says new tools and technologies introduced over the past ten to 20 years have dramatically accelerated the rates of genetic improvement in breeding stock for swine, writes...
Thursday, February 08, 2007
Recent Developments in Genetic Improvements in Pigs
CANADA - Bruce Cochrane, Farmscape online and Dr. Dave McLaren, PIC, Global Genetic Development Director, discuss recent developments in genetic improvements in pigs. Report from the Manitoba Swine Seminar....
Tuesday, December 05, 2006
New porcine AI products
UK - Innovis Ltd, which is a multi-species operation, works in close partnership with PIC in the operation of two GTCs and supplies all PIC’s AI products and semen processing services....
Friday, September 01, 2006
Free swine artificial insemination workshop to be offered Sept. 7
IOWA - Pork producers can learn how to use artificial insemination (AI) in their swine operation at a free workshop Thursday, Sept. 7, from 3-8 p.m., at the Iowa State University Allee Experimental Farm...

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