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Friday, October 03, 2014
ACMC Tip: Importance of Colostrum
UK - The importance of colostrum cannot be underestimated. It is almost impossible to rear piglets which have received no colostrum, points out ACMC veterinary consultant, Paul Thompson. ...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Pork Commentary: USDA September 1 Hogs and Pigs Report
US - Last Friday the USDA released the September 1st Hogs and Pigs Report....
Zoetis Announces Recipients of Honouring Caregivers Award
US - Zoetis is honouring five exemplary pig caregivers - selected from more than 130 nominations - for their contributions to the pork industry with the Honoring Caregivers Award....
Monday, September 29, 2014
Genesus Focuses on Pig Growth
US - Genesus is one of the leaders in the industry in research and development. It collects information from many sources internally as well as collaborative work with other stakeholder companies and the...
Expect More from Hypor's Pioneering Work on Genotyping
THE NETHERLANDS - The QuickSNP chip enables more accurate and faster selection of the best breeding pigs by analysing more than 100 genetic markers, according to Abe Huisman, Director of R&D at Hypor....
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Mycotoxins a Hot Topic at the Upcoming World Nutrition Forum 2014
GERMANY - An expert panel session at Biomin's World Nutrition Forum will set the tone for emerging issues and critical research in the development of novel strategies to manage the worldwide mycotoxin...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Pork Commentary: Lean Hog Prices
US - Cash lean hog prices gained strength all last week. Friday Iowa–Southern Minnesota averaged $105.82 up over $10 per head on the week. US pork cut-outs were over $113 per pound. We expect further...
Biomin's FUMzyme® Receives EU Positive Vote for Authorisation
EU - FUMzyme® from the well-established Mycofix® product line of Biomin, is slated to become the first-ever purified enzyme authorised by the EU as substances with proven mycotoxin counteracting properties....
JSR Farming Conference Hailed as the Best in 25 Years
UK - After 25 successful years, the final annual JSR Farming Conference took place in York on Tuesday 16 September, with JSR Chairman, Tim Rymer, hailing it as the best since the event began....
Novus International Launches Web Site for Latin American Customers
LATIN AMERICA - Novus International has launched three new versions of its global web site for customers in Latin America....
Monday, September 22, 2014
Strategic Porcine Multiplication Agreement in China
CHINA - Genus plc has a new strategic agreement with River Stone Farm (Shandong) Co., Ltd to become the Group's first commercial multiplier in China....
New Warehouse Opened by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., last month celebrated the opening of its new global packaging and distribution warehouse in the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor....
Hypor Maxter Compared to German Pietrain in Trial
GERMANY - Hypor Maxter is a fast-growing, stress-negative boar line that offers superior growth potential and meat quality, according to Hypor following a comparative trial in Germany....
Friday, September 19, 2014
New Gilts for Philippine-Based Thai Conglomerate
PHILIPPINES - One of Asia Pacific region’s largest Agribusiness conglomerates, Charoen Pokphand Philippines (CP) has taken delivery of 1,500 genetically-improved AC1 gilts at its newly-built unit at...
Thursday, September 18, 2014
More Convenient Gletvax Six for Protecting Piglets
UK - A larger multi-dose bottle of Gletvax® 6, the vaccine against E. coli and clostridial scours, will now make it more convenient to protect large numbers of piglets....
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Pig Farming Conference Series Ends on a High
UK - A piece of the British pig sector's history came to an end yesterday with the 25th and final annual JSR Farming Conference, reports Jackie Linden. The event series went out on a high note with five...
Dufresne Honoured with Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award
US - Luc Dufresne, DVM, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award, reports Zoetis. ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Pork Commentary: Record Corn and Soybean Yields
US - The pork sector got some news on Thursday that will almost guarantee lower feed costs over the next twelve months (compared to the last few years). ...
Monday, September 15, 2014
EuroTier: Implications for Trans-Atlantic Trade Deal on Animal Production
US - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the US is currently the subject of lively debate and will be discussed at EuroTier 2014....
Friday, September 12, 2014
Genesus Looking for New Director of Health & Biosecurity
CANADA - Genesus is looking for a Director of Health and Biosecurity to lead the Genesus Health and Biosecurity program and be responsible for its implementation and maintenance throughout North America....
EuroTier Offers Solutions for the Future
GERMANY - The world’s leading trade fair for animal husbandry professionals, EuroTier, will be presenting solutions for the future of agriculture at the Fairgrounds in Hanover from 11 to 14 November....
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Viet Nam Hog Market
VIET NAM - The animal husbandry and poultry numbers were fairly stable during July and August, write Ron Lane, Business Director Asia Pacific, Genesus Inc. and Meggie Vo, Marketing Representative, Genesus...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Cano Named as PIC's North American Director of Health Assurance
US - PIC has announced the addition of Dr Jean Paul Cano as Director of Heath Assurance for North America....
Merck Animal Health Introduces New Vaccine to Protect against Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome
US - Merck Animal Health today announced the introduction of PRIME PAC™ PRRS+, a vaccine for reducing clinical signs of reproductive disease in female breeding-age swine and respiratory disease in pigs...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Pork Commentary: Price Gain Reported in US Hog Market
US - The US hog market gained in price strength this past week with October Lean Hogs on the CME up $7.50; on Friday Cash lean hogs were 98¢ per pound, a year ago 90¢ per pound, reports Jim Long...
Zoetis Study Tour Focuses on Tackling Emerging Infectious Diseases in Pigs
UK - The pig industry needs to be continually aware of the risk of emerging and re-emerging diseases, world-renowned expert Dr Joaquim Segalés told a Zoetis study tour in Spain recently. The study tour...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Ceva Merges R&D Activity
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale has appointed Dr Steve Chu to its executive committee with responsibility for all R&D activities....
Global Hog Prices
GLOBAL - Genesus has updated its weekly comparison of pig prices in several key markets for the week of 18 August....
Genesus Sends More Breeding Stock to Tecon in China
CHINA - Genesus has announced a successful shipment of high quality swine breeding stock to Tecon Group of Urumqi, Xianjiang province. ...
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Zoetis Granted Conditional Licence for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Vaccine
US - Zoetis Inc. has announced that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted a conditional licence for a vaccine to help fight porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in pigs....
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