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Thursday, September 04, 2014
Attendee Registration for 2015 IPPE Now Open
US - Attendee registration for the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is now open....
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Pork Commentary: Russian Trip Over
RUSSIA - Last week we finished our trip to Russia through the Netherlands, and England. 23 days – 14 flights. The old adage “If you want to do business you better not sit in the office and wait for...
NFU President, Celebrity Food Critic Top Bill at JSR's Farming Conference
UK - NFU President, Meurig Raymond and celebrity food critic Jay Rayner will address delegates alongside Beth Hart of Sainbury’s, at JSR’s 25th Annual Farming Conference in York on Tuesday 16 September....
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Big Dutchman Pig Equipment, Feeding Systems for Moldavian Sow Farm
MOLDOVA - Luis Juvinel is the owner of a large sow farm with 3,500 sows in Moldova, and produces piglets in a closed system....
Boehringer Ingelheim Sees Advantages of Freshly Mixed Vaccine
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has decided to remain focused on freshly mixed Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2)/ Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) vaccines and not follow the development of...
Customer Testimonial: Hypor Maxter
GERMANY - Gerd and Markus Sommer defined their target very clearly: ‘to produce many uniform and robust finishing pigs in line with market requirements with the least input’. They have succeeded...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Novus Launches Innovative Phytase Enzyme in South Asia
SOUTH ASIA - Novus International hosted an informational enzyme forum to formally introduce its next-generation phytase enzyme, Cibenza Phytaverse, to the South Asia market in Negomba, Sri Lanka from 27...
New Vaccine from BIVI Doubles up Against Salmonella in Pigs
US - Veterinarians and producers now can protect pigs against two of the most virulent types of Salmonella with a single, convenient oral dose administered by the drinking water or oral drench....
New Proposed Maximum Levels of Fumonisins in Maize
GLOBAL - The current report of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (FAO) on contaminants in foods includes a new proposal for maximum levels for fumonisins in maize and maize products, according to Biomin....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Spain and Portugal Hog Markets
SPAIN and PORTUGAL - It has not been a surprise that hog prices went down in August, writes Mercedes Vega of Genesus, who covers Spain, Italy and Portugal. The good news is that this decline is still less...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip - Week 3
RUSSIA - We just spent our third week in Russia, writes Jim Long. It is a big country and we have seen much of it, he says, and as we all know, swine farms are not in cities so we have been much of our...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Apple App Help Pork Producers Measure Farm Risk Level for Violative Residues
US - Swine veterinarians can help pork producers measure the farm risk level for violative residues in pork with the new Swine Residue Risk Assessment app from Zoetis. The free app is available in the...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
China Hog Market
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....
Fostera™ PCV MH Licensed for Industry-leading 23-week Duration of Immunity Against PCV Combination Vaccine
US - The US Department of Agriculture has granted the combination vaccine the extended label claim of at least 23 weeks of protection against PCV2, which is three weeks longer than any other PCV2 vaccine...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip - Week 2
RUSSIA - This past week was spent in Russia, an interesting place right now with sanctions against several countries on different foods including pork. As we wrote last week producers are making about...
Friday, August 15, 2014
Canada Hog Market
CANADA - On 16 July, 2014 South West Vets (the preeminent and largest all swine practice in Ontario) hosted a Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Summit in Stratford, Ontario with some 250+ producers and industry...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Pork Commentary: Russian Road Trip
RUSSIA - This past week we were in Russia when sanctions were announced stopping many food products from being imported. Included on the banned list was pork from many countries including European Union,...
World Nutrition Forum: Exploring Sustain:Ability and Limits to Growth
GERMANY - Author and sought-after expert in climate issues, energy and scenario modeling, Professor Jorgen Randers will set the tone for discussions on the planet’s sustainability and what this means...
VIV China and China International Summit Team Up
CHINA - An outstanding business opportunity for professionals persons and enterprises engaged in the animal protein production in China and abroad is being arranged in Beijing, from 20 – 25 September...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Mexico Hog Markets
MEXICO - Mexico continues with the production holes due to old Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) outbreaks and new PED outbreaks in Central Eastern Mexico, write Carlos A. Peralta - President and R. Carlos...
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Pork Commentary: US Hog Market Retracts
US - In the last week cash US lean hog prices declined from 130.19 to 125.17, a drop of over $10 per head. It appears to us that some people’s notion that lean hogs would reach $1.40 this summer will...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Clavijo Named to PIC Technical Services Team
US - PIC is pleased to announce the addition of Dr Maria Jose Clavijo to the Technical Services Team as a Technical Services Specialist....
Osborne FIRE Feeders Advance Boar Testing at DNA Genetics
US - DNA™ Genetics recently completed the installation of 80 FIRE® (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) Pig Performance Testing Feeders to advance their swine genetic tests at a new, state-of-the-art facility...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Effects of Heat Stress on Breeding Pigs
UK - While the recent hot weather is welcomed by many, the effects of heat stress on pigs can be profound and can compound the effects of seasonal infertility, warns ACMC veterinary consultant, Paul Thompson....
Viet Nam: Hog Market
VIET NAM - Agricultural production for the first six months of 2014 experienced some difficulties mainly with livestock feed prices being higher and the always present disease challenges: especially Foot...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Mérieux Développement Becomes Shareholder of Ceva Santé Animale
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale, the global veterinary pharmaceutical company headquartered in Aquitaine, (Libourne -33-) has announced the arrival of a new shareholder, Mérieux Développement, the investment...
JapfaHypor Genetics Company
VIET NAM - Hypor has established a successful joint venture with Japfa, an Asian feed company in Viet Nam....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
New Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company's stable of agriculture- and livestock-oriented web sites....
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Novus International Launches Website for Customers in China
US - Novus International officially launched a new version of its global website tailored to the needs of the China market....
Pork Commentary: Hog Profits – As Good as It Gets!
US - We continue to marvel at the profits the swine industry is enjoying. Never did we ever in our wildest delusions ever believe North American profits per head could reach over $1.00 per head and $1.30...
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