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Monday, April 13, 2015
Diagnostics at Work: Nasal Swabs
GLOBAL - Nasal swabs can be tested by culture for the presence of bacterial respiratory pathogens. For practical information on how to collect nasal swabs, view and download an informational brochure,...
Feed System Checklist for Hog Buildings
Most producers have a checklist for basic equipment repairs between groups to prevent costly and time-consuming problems later, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Friday, April 10, 2015
Viet Nam Hog Markets
VIET NAM - The market pig numbers and the demand for pork just before TET (the New Year Festival) were higher than first estimated. There was an adequate supply of pork for the holidays, write Ron Lane,...
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Osborne Acquires International Electrical Safety Certifications for the Stanfield Pig Heating Pad
GLOBAL - Osborne Industries Inc. has been awarded international electrical safety certifications on the Stanfield® Heat Pad, the company’s electric heating pad for baby pigs....
Nutriad Continues Sales Team Expansion in Europe
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Nutriad has appointed Antonio Vila as Key Account Manager for Western Spain and Portugal. ...
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Canada Hog Markets
CANADA - Last commentary I wrote about how 2014 was truly the “Year of the Pig Farmer” and one for the record books with an unprecedented $60 margin average for farrow to finish on the year, writes...
Hypor GGP Breeders Sent to Taiwan, Philippines, Sri Lanka
ASIA - Hypor has recently sent three groups of breeding pigs to Asia - to the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Taiwan....
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
VIV Asia 2015: Business Centre for the Whole Region
THAILAND - Animal protein business leaders from every single Asian country came together at the latest VIV Asia held in Bangkok in March 2015, according to independently verified data now available for...
Pork Commentary: US Price Expectations
US - We sometimes wonder how we end up thinking as we do. It is as if we are in a different universe compared to other commentators. Last week we read after we wrote our commentary the expectations of...
Keeping Your Herd Protected
US - There was a decline in cases of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus this past winter but producers should not let their guard down, says Harrisvaccines....
Feeding Trial Outcome with Hypor Magnus
US - The versatility of Hypor's Magnus was confirmed in a recent feeding trial, the company reports....
Thursday, April 02, 2015
MSD Animal Health Launches Vaccine in Europe to Protect Piglets from Two Prevalent Respiratory Infections
EUROPE - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has introduced PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo, the first ready-to-use single-injection combination vaccine in Europe that...
BIVI Awards Further Grants for PED Data Sharing Programmes
US - For the second year, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), has awarded $50,000 in Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) research grants. ...
High-quality Antioxidant Improves Pig Growth, Meat Quality
US - New research shows supplementing pig diets with a high-quality antioxidant optimises growth and meat quality, reports Novus....
US Pork Price Hit by Unusual Circumstances
US - Harrisvaccines brings you valuable pork market news each week with the 'Pork Profitability' report....
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Novus International Hosts Latin America Key Opinion Leaders
GLOBAL - Last month, nearly 40 poultry industry professionals gathered to discuss the latest technologies in enzymes at a Novus Forum in St. Charles, Missouri. ...
New Biomin Web Site Now Available in Russian, Slovak
GLOBAL - Biomin has now launched a Russian and Slovak version of its new corporate web site....
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Pork Commentary: Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report - Hope or Disaster?
US - The USDA has released its March 2015 Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, but is it hope or disaster? writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Monday, March 30, 2015
Genesus Discusses the Intricacies of Carcass and Meat Quality
CANADA - Raising pigs is all about feeding a rapidly growing human population and profitability. It is easy to identify the key components to a successful and profitable operation: sow productivity, growth...
How To Select an Ag Replacement Motor
GLOBAL - Today’s livestock operations rely on electric motors to function. Unfortunately, like all things mechanical, motors wear out and have to be replaced, writes Hog Slat's Scott Bauck. ...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Mexico Hog Market
MEXICO - USD revaluation in front of worldwide currencies. What will be the effect on the Mexican market? write Carlos A. Peralta, President and R. Carlos Rodríguez, Vice-president, Genesus....
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. ...
80 Per Cent of Livestock Producing Regions Face High Threats from Mycotoxins
GLOBAL - Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are severe or high in 80 per cent of regions worldwide according to the latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey. Those areas registered three or more major...
CME: Latest USDA Report has Bearish Implications for Pork
US - USDA released on Monday, March 23, the results of its monthly survey of refrigerated warehouses and we think the results have bearish implications for beef, pork and chicken, write Steve Meyer and...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Pork Commentary: Looking for the Pony in the Manure Pile!
CANADA & US - By nature, swine producers are more optimistic than the general population, writes Jim Long President, CEO of Genesus Inc. ...
Friday, March 20, 2015
Over 500 Customers Attend Ceva’s “State of the Art” Seminar in Bangkok
THAILAND - Over 500 customers attended Ceva’s “state of the art” seminars held in conjunction with VIV Asia and opened by Thailand’s former Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Yukol Limlamthong. ...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Diagnostics at Work: Blood Sampling in Pigs
GLOBAL - Blood samples can be tested for the presence of antibodies to a range of pathogens, explains Life Technologies. ...
Clint Lewis Named 2015 Agribusiness Leader of the Year
US - Clint Lewis, Executive Vice President and President, US Operations at Zoetis, was recently named the 2015 Agribusiness Leader of the Year by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA)....
Surveying the Global Mycotoxin Threat
GLOBAL - Biomin has launched an infographic providing a global view of mycotoxin occurrence and the main trends from its latest Mycotoxin Survey....
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Pork Commentary: US Hog Market Languishes
CANADA - We went to the United Kingdom and Spain, and we hoped when we returned we would see stronger lean hog markets. So much for that! What we had last Friday was life of contract lows on all future...
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