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Monday, June 04, 2018
Zoetis briefs pig industry on Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV
Following its launch in January, Zoetis has released the results of a series of studies around the biological properties of Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV, an innovative vaccine containing a modified live European...
Friday, June 01, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: British Pig Fair report
Last week my wife Sarah and I travelled to Great Britain and attended the British Pig Fair, held every two years in Stoneleigh, England, near Coventry....
Nutriad appoints country manager: China
Belgium headquartered feed additives specialist Nutriad announced the appointment of Liza Fan as Country Manager China....
Don’t get complacent with evolving PCV2 virus
Vaccines for porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) currently do an adequate job of cross protecting against new genotypes of the virus, but swine veterinarians and producers shouldn’t let their guard down,...
Gilt acclimatization, reduced shedding key to curbing downstream M. hyo disease
Research shows that if more piglets are positive for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) at weaning, there will be more problems in finishers, with decreased average daily gain, increased mortality and poor...
Genesus Global Market Report: China
China prices begin to strengthen as the Chinese eat their way out of low prices....
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Nutriad presents at Asian technology and nutrition conference
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad participated in the South-East Asia Feed Technology & Animal Nutrition Conference 2018 that took place from May 28-June 1, 2018 in Phuket, Thailand. ...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Immunocastrated pigs eat less, convert more efficiently, so what’s holding them back in the US?
Imagine a corn field twice the size of Chicago... That’s what the pork industry could potentially save annually if it adopted an alternative to conventional castration. ...
New PRRScontrol.com
On 9th, 10th and 11th May, HIPRA participated as a Gold sponsor in the “10th European Symposium of Porcine Heath Management” (ESPHM) which took place in the Palacio de Congresos de Cataluña conference...
EU and Spanish Pork Markets
After 10 weeks of steady price at € 1,156 / kg live weight, this week we see a rise of € 0.008 / kg, reaching € 1,164 / kg live weight. The price curve of this year is similar to that of 2015. With...
‘False alarms’ by Seneca Valley virus trigger costly FMD investigations
A growing number of Seneca Valley virus (SVV) outbreaks wastes the time and money of people who investigate suspected foreign animal-disease outbreaks, reported Fabio Vannucci, DVM, assistant professor...
Adjusting swine feed rations helps ensure weight gains during hot weather
As temperature and humidity levels rise in the summer months, so does the threat of heat stress in the swine herd. ...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US market continues to crawl higher
The U.S hog market is certainly not exploding higher, it’s more like a crawl. This past week 53-54% lean hogs going from 66.60 to 68.23¢ a lb. Since the first of May 53-54% lean hogs have gained 8¢...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
New fixed volume animal injection syringes
The Swiss made Socorex® syringes with spring-loaded plunger and three-way valve system include eight new fixed volume models starting from 0.2 mL until 10 mL. ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Piglets are key subpopulation in keeping IAV-S circulating
When it comes to influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S), the relationship between the sow’s immune status and piglet protection remains perplexing. In a recent research project, Fabian Chamba, DVM and University...
Modulating brooders are costing you money
While the modulating controllers are the most popular choice, initial lab tests suggested the Hi/Lo type control panels would yield significant fuel savings...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Swine tagging…why and how!
Animal identification is step one to providing the production data needed to manage a swine operation and make the decisions required for herd improvement...
Friday, May 18, 2018
Yeske: Mycoplasma elimination ‘always a good strategy’
Eliminating mycoplasma from a herd works well with a fast payback, even in hog-dense areas, according to research conducted by Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota....
Genesus Global Market Report: South East Asia
The current average liveweight pig price per kilo is 40,000 VND (USD 1.76) with some regions of Vietnam achieving up to 42.000 VND (USD1.84)....
Early PRRS vaccination helps protect pigs through slaughter
A new, single-dose vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to protect pigs from before weaning to slaughter, helping prevent secondary infections and performance...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Markets
For the U.S lean hog price to go up it must be led by USDA Pork Carcass cut-out. A week ago the cut-out averaged 68.61¢ lb, last Friday it was 73.47¢ lb. Its going in right direction, we expect cash...
High-risk viruses survive in feed, threaten US pork
An investigation initiated by the Pipestone System and Scott Dee, DVM, continues to uncover more information about the link between feed ingredients and foreign pathogen movement....
Genesus global technical report: Selection indexes – Possibilities in the genomic era
Selection is the process by which we choose animals that become parents of the next generation, and we have been doing this since domestication. The important question is not whether selection is practiced...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Ceva “Spotlights the Future” at ESPHM 2018
Ceva’s rapid development as a major player in the European swine sector was further underlined with a strong scientific showing during the symposium...
Hipra launches Smart Vaccination across their full range at ESPHM 2018 for total vaccination control
Hipra announces launch of Radiofrequency Identification across their full vaccine range and worlds first IOT intramuscular vaccine administration device 'HipraQnect' at ESPHM 2018, completing their Smart...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Fresh approach to controlling N and P emissions
UK pig producers can now use innovative soluble tannin-based ingredients in feed as an aid to improve performance, thereby reducing nitrogen and phosphorus excretion on farm...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Data can help improve PRRS control
Implementing metrics and utilising predictive analytics can help pork producers improve their management of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome say experts from Zoetis...
Pork Checkoff to be featured at World Meat Congress
The biennial global event is to be held in Dallas, 30 May to 1 June 2018 and will bring together the world’s major red meat industry leaders ...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Zoetis releases results of new Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV studies
Following its launch in January, Zoetis has released the results of a series of studies around the biological properties of Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV, an innovative vaccine containing a modified live European...
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