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Thursday, December 11, 2014
New Market for Pig Semen Opened Up
UK - Following a visit by a group of Latvians to Spain, organised by the Latvian Pig Breeders Association, a commercial organisation has placed a trial order for 100 doses of semen from British genetics...
Protease Enzymes Make Lower-Cost Sorghum Viable in Animal Feed
US - "Could sorghum be the feed ingredient that helps optimise producers’ bottom-lines?" asks Novus International....
Viet Nam: Hog Markets
VIET NAM - Viet Nam currently has about 26.82 million pigs (up 2.1 per cent from last year), while the on-farm sow number has reached 3.9 million head - an increase of 2.07 per cent as compared to the...
Worker Safety Education Programme Offered at 2015 IPPE
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is a hosting a 'Worker Safety Considerations: Equipment Design, Installation & Operation' workshop at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Novus International Announces Intent to Expand ALIMET Capacity
US - Novus International, Inc. has announced its intention to expand its ALIMET® feed supplement manufacturing capacity in the United States Gulf Coast region to support growing customer base....
Negative Effects of Mycotoxins on Swine Fertility
AUSTRIA - Mycotoxins in animal feed can have a negative impact on the reproductive performance of sows, gilts as well as boars, says Biomin....
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Pork Commentary: US Sow Herd Expansion is Coming
US - There is little doubt in our mind that sow herd expansion is coming. We are in the breeding stock business, every day we are being involved in discussions about more sows going into production, writes...
International Rendering Symposium Returns to 2015 IPPE
US - The International Rendering Symposium is returning to the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). ...
Monday, December 08, 2014
New Maternal Line BLUP Options to Maximise Profitability
IRELAND - Hermitage Genetics can now provide alternative BLUP selection criteria according to individual customer requirements....
Implications of US-EU Free Trade Negotiations to be Discussed at IPPE
US - Implications of US–EU free trade negotiations on animal agriculture are set to be discussed at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Friday, December 05, 2014
ACMC Tip of the Month: Movement Restrictions Impact Multi-Species Sites
UK - The recent outbreak of avian influenza in Yorkshire highlights the unexpected consequences of running multi-species sites, says ACMC veterinary consultant Paul Thompson....
Zoetis to Participate in Animal Health Summit
US - Zoetis Inc. will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Animal & Dental Health Summit on Thursday 11 December in Boston, Massachusetts....
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Canada: Hog Markets
CANADA - With the closure of Quality Meat Packers and their Mitchell Subsidiary in Ontario, the Canadian slaughter capacity was reduced by 35,000 per week. Bob Fraser Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario discuses...
New Biomin Web Site Now Available in Japanese
JAPAN - Biomin has now launched a Japanese version of the new corporate web site....
Effect of Altrenogest Treatment on Homogeneity of Follicular Development in Sows
THAILAND - Treatment with Altrenogest (Ceva Animal Health Thailand) affected the number of follicles, follicular size and homogeneity of follicles in sows, according to research from Thailand in a paper...
Farmland Documentary Features at 2015 IPPE
US - The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will feature the documentary, 'Farmland'....
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Hermitage Purebred Landrace GGP and GP Females
IRELAND - Secure your herd health status and increase overall sow productivity by purchasing purebred Hyperprolific Landrace GGP or GP gilts straight from the Hermitage Freneystown nucleus. ...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
BIVI FLEXcombo Swine Vaccine Available January 2015 in 50-Dose Presentation
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes it easier for producers and veterinarians to vaccinate pigs against porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae with a single injection...
Pork Commentary: Happy for Swine Producers
CANADA - This past year has been the most profitable for North American hog producers ever. As Thanksgiving was celebrated this past week, it gave us time to ponder and to be thankful for the way the year...
Monday, December 01, 2014
SowMAX Had Producers Talking at EuroTier
ANALYSIS - Recently, I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days at EuroTier 2014 in Hannover, Germany, and I asked the same question to the Hog Slat sales teams, "What items are selling in your market?”...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Mexico: Hog Markets
MEXICO - US pork meat imports still increasing and affecting the Mexican pork industry, write Carlos A. Peralta - President and R. Carlos Rodríguez Vice president of Genesus Mexico....
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Pork Commentary: US Supply and Demand
US & CHINA - The most recent US hog numbers show a decrease of 5.2 million hogs – fewer hogs marketed in 2014 year to date compared to 2013 (99.520 – 94.320 million), writes Jim Long President –...
IPPE Tops 486,000 Net Square Feet, More Than 1,200 Exhibitors
US - With two months remaining until the trade show, the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has surpassed 486,000 net square feet of exhibit space with more than 1,200 exhibitors....
AFIA to Host Eighth Pet Food Conference at IPPE
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a one-day Pet Food Conference at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday 27 January 2015. ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Zoetis Enhances Veterinary Education in China
CHINA - Zoetis, the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), and Kansas State University (KSU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together and promote the Doctor of Veterinary Program (DVM)...
Novus International Honours Distinguished Science Fellow
US - Colleagues, friends and family recently gathered to honour the career and scientific achievements of Dr. Julia J. Dibner, retiring Senior Research Consultant and Distinguished Science Fellow at Novus...
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....
MSD Animal Health Receives Approval for Porcilis PCV M Hyo Vaccine in Europe
EU - MSD Animal Health says the European Commission has approved its PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo vaccine that protects piglets against Porcine Circovirus and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections....
Last Week for Abstract Submissions to European Pig Health Event
FRANCE - Abstract submissions for the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM)close on Monday 1 December 2014. ...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Hog Slat Showcases European Equipment at EuroTier
GLOBAL - Having been around Hog Slat for 20+ years, I believe one of our biggest strengths comes from the company’s ability to take its proven equipment designs and adapt to local production methods,...
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