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Thursday, June 19, 2014
Viet Nam Hog Market
VIET NAM - Ron Lane, Business Director for Asia Pacific, and Meggie Vo, Genesus Marketing Representative in Viet Nam, provide the latest update on the Vietnamese hog market....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Pork Commentary: Tyson to Buy Hillshire Farms
US - It appears Tyson Foods has won a bidding war with Pilgrims Pride to purchase Hillshire Farms. If everything transpires as proposed, the US$7.7-billion purchase would exceed Shuanghui’s purchase...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Biosecurity = Bioexclusion + Biomanagement + Biocontainment
CANADA - One component of the biosecurity formula is bioexclusion, according to Genesus. Bioexclusion, also known as external biosecurity, involves preventing the introduction of new diseases into a population...
Friday, June 13, 2014
20 Years of Innovations Yield Big Gains in PRRS Control in Pigs Today
US - At World Pork Expo, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI, St. Joseph, MO) discussed the advancements made in combating PRRSV since the release of Ingelvac PRRS® MLV vaccine. ...
International Production & Processing Expo Grows Fast
US - Trade Show News Network (TSNN) has announced that the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is among the top 25 fastest-growing US trade shows in terms of net square footage....
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Area Regional Control, Bioportal Data Help in Swine Disease Management
US - Many of the key lessons gained from area regional control (ARC) programme targeted at PRRS virus over the last six years are now being used to help producers manage, monitor and share information...
Ceva Santé Animale Seeks to Bolster International Ambitions
FRANCE - The management of Ceva Santé Animale announces a reshaping of its capital structure through a new round of financing which strengthens its position as majority shareholder and welcomes new investors...
Novus Welcomes Summer Interns Around the World
US - The Novus internship programme kicked off last week with nearly 30 summer interns planned to join offices around the world, throughout the summer months....
Russia Hog Market
RUSSIA - This past week, while the majority of North American pork producers (and the allied fields) were in Des Moines for the annual Work Pork Expo, I was attending to the seventh delivery of 715 purebred...
Feed Fungal Profiles May Be Impacted by Climate Change
GLOBAL - We appear to be facing shifts in mycotoxin patterns as the world experiences climate change, according to Dr Paula Kovalsky, Biomin Product Manager....
New Boars Boost Slaughterweight
UK - Using higher quality boars is helping a Yorkshire farmer increase the slaughterweight of his finishing pigs by over 17 per cent while maintaining grading, thus improving returns without expanding...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
WORLD PORK EXPO: Positive Producer Outlook
US - The 2014 World Pork Expo attracted nearly 20,000 pork producers and other professionals from 32 countries to Des Moines, Iowa, for the world’s largest pork-specific trade show....
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Danisco Presented Advanced Solutions to Pork Industry Issues at World Pork Expo
US - Danisco Animal Nutrition, a business division of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, showcased advanced phytase and natural betaine solutions at the World Pork Expo, which may help pig producers deal with...
Pork Commentary: World Pork Expo Report - Part 1
US - This past week we were at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, writes Jim Long. Held annually, the World Pork Expo (WPX) was well organized and was well attended. The weather was ideal with moderate...
Monday, June 09, 2014
Spain Hog Market
SPAIN - Despite the Russian border remaining closed to EU pork, the European market has not collapsed, writes Mercedes Vega from Genesus....
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
ACMC Tip: Extract More from Records
UK - Many pig producers who use computerised records get into the habit of looking at a standardised set of reports, says ACMC veterinary consultant Paul Thompson....
New Biomin Website Offers Fresh User Experience, Optimised for Mobility
GLOBAL - In an age of increased user mobility, the new Biomin website presents a fresh look with ease of navigation on all technology platforms — desktop and laptop computers, and mobile devices such...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Virocid Proven Effective against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus
US - Virocid® has proven effective against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) at 1:400 (1/3 oz per gallon) at an EPA-accredited lab, says CID Lines....
Pork Commentary: On The Way to World Pork Expo
US - As we write, we are on our annual pilgrimage to the World Pork Expo in Des Moines Iowa. Never missed it and we hope we never will!...
DuPont Virkon S Effective for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV)
US - DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts has announced that leading farm biosecurity company Neogen can now offer swine producers a proven disinfectant for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV) – DuPont...
Innovative Swine Health Solutions Focus of Boehringer Ingelheim IPVS Symposium 2014
MEXICO - Innovative swine health solutions to improve pig health and optimize pig production will be the key focus of the Boehringer Ingelheim IPVS Symposium 2014....
Recent Media Reports Re-visit Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - A new report from Zoetis explores the latest developments on antibiotic use in livestock and poultry production....
Monday, June 02, 2014
Pork Professionals from 32 Countries to Visit World Pork Expo
US - Nearly 20,000 pork producers and related professionals from 32 countries will attend World Pork Expo, from 4 to 6 June at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. ...
Friday, May 30, 2014
China Hog Market
CHINA - China: it is the pork powerhouse of the world with over 51 per cent of the world’s population of pigs raised within China, writes Ron Lane, Senior Consultant for Genesus China....
Merial Presented Research at Porcine Health Symposium
ITALY - The Merial team presented 17 papers and posters at the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) in Sorrento earlier this month....
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Update on Genus Shennong Joint Venture in China
CHINA - Genus and Shennong will not proceed with the establishment of a joint venture at the present time....
MSD Animal Health to Host Symposium on Emerging Diseases at IPVS Congress
MEXICO - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) will host a symposium, 'Emerging Diseases: Learning from the Past to Prepare for the Future', during the 23rd International...
Zoetis to Participate in Annual Growth Stock Conference
US - Zoetis is to participate in the William Blair 34th Annual Growth Stock Conference on 12 June....
Hypor Gains Access to a High Performance Computing Cluster
THE NETHERLANDS - Via Hendrix Genetics, Hypor has gained access to a state-of-the-art computing facility for research and application of genomics information....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Virocid® Tested Against PEDv at 1:400 (1/3 oz/gal) at an EPA Accredited Lab
US - Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PED virus or PEDV) is a coronavirus that infects the cells lining the small intestine of a pig, causing porcine epidemic diarrhoea, a condition of severe diarrhoea...
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