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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
NUTRIAD announces new marketing appointments
Nutriad, world leader in feed additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture, announced the appointment of Jeroen De Gussem as Marketing Director and Joke Van De Velde as Marketing Communications Manager....
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Video Tour China's 5,000-Sow “Mountain Farm”
CHINA - Video tour of a 5000-sow farm located on a mountaintop near ShenNonh Dali in the Sichuan Province of China....
Zoetis Strengthens its Commitment to Develop Sustainable Livestock Production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global animal health company receives grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the health and productivity of livestock in Africa....
Pork Commentary Jim Long: U.S. – Seasonal Hog Price Rise Continues
It’s the month of May, usually from May till September is hog producers time to get higher prices and generally have the most profitable period of the year....
Monday, May 08, 2017
Russia Hog Market
RUSSIA - Pig price currently is currently 110 Roubles per live kg ($1,92). For good farmers, pigs continue to be very profitable, but for many not! according to Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS,...
Friday, May 05, 2017
Pork Commentary: Lean Hog Futures Show Some Life!
US - In the last week US summer lean hog futures have jumped 6¢ lb. or about $12.00 a head. ...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Nutriad appoints new technical manager in China
Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Dr Wei Wang as Technical Manager for China. As part of an ongoing strategy to increase its presence in this dynamic market, Nutriad...
AB Vista appoints new business manager
AB Vista has appointed Fernando Garcilopez as Business Manager for Spain, Portugal and Italy. Mr Garcilopez joins AB Vista with more than 15 years’ experience in the feed additives commercial and technical...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Genesus newsletter: appointment of Sarah Either
Genesus is very pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Ethier to the position of Genetics Technician....
Canadian Market Report - April 24 2017
Although it may not sound as exotic as the Bar X Land & Cattle Company as I’ve commented before the Ontario Land & Hogs Company has proven once again to be a very sustainable model. I draw from two...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Selection Intensity and Genetic Improvement
CANADA - Animal breeding aims to improve livestock populations by utilizing the genetic differences among individuals, writes Dinesh Thekkoot, PhD, University of Alberta and Genesus Inc....
Friday, April 21, 2017
Mexico Hog Market
MEXICO - Mexican pork exports grew 9.5 per cent in 2016, compared to the previous year, writes Fernando Ortiz....
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Genesus Global Market Report
Mexico increases pork exports...
Pork Commentary: China, China, China
CHINA - China’s current hog price liveweight is 16.49 CNY/kg, or US$1.08 liveweight/lb. The USA liveweight price is $0.47/lb and Spain $0.62/lb. It doesn’t take an ag-economist sitting in a university...
Genesus appoint new General Manager, China
Genesus is pleased to announce Lorne Tannas as General Manager, China. Lorne has had a distinguished career in swine production....
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
“Click-Clack” Doesn’t Mean Your Medicator is Working
GLOBAL - Many of the chemical products used in poultry and swine production are delivered through the water system. ...
What Can Big Data Do for the Swine Industry?
ANALYSIS - Big data is a hot topic in agriculture, and it's no stranger to the swine industry. Researchers are identifying how to apply big data and modeling to improve swine health in North America. ...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Ceva Supports World Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Awards 2017
GLOBAL - The World Veterinary Association (WVA) is delighted to announce the creation of the Global Animal Welfare Awards 2017 co-founded and supported by Ceva Santé Animale. ...
Ceva Animal Health at ESPHM 2017
GLOBAL - During 2017 ESPHM congress Ceva Animal Health will showcase its leading animal health products....
USA Market Report
GLOBAL - Outside influences on markets always seem to be that black swan event we never saw coming....
Pork Commentary: Global Arable Acres
GLOBAL - Since 2006, a record increase of 179 million acres (82 million hectares) of crop production has been brought in worldwide. This increase was brought on by two main drivers. US corn Ethanol subsidisation...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Feed Management Without Climbing a Bin
GLOBAL - The simplest way to check feed volume is to climb up and look inside. Not anyone’s favorite chore, and wet or icy ladders can make this dangerous. At best, it's still an educated guess....
Global Arable Acres
GLOBAL - Since 2006, a record increase of 179 million acres (82 million hectares) of crop production has been brought in worldwide....
Monday, April 10, 2017
NUTRIAD Participates in the Philippines Hog Convention
PHILIPPINES - Multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD, participated in the recently concluded 26th National Hog Convention & Trade Exhibits jointly organized by the Pork Producers Federation of the...
Thursday, April 06, 2017
EU and Spain Hog Markets
EU - The price of pork continues to recover in these first months of 2017, and last week has closed at 1,310 € / kg / live, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy & Portugal....
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Prescription Vaccines Target Emerging Swine Diseases
ANALYSIS - With the rapid pace of swine pathogen mutation, could prescription vaccines be a strategy to fight these emerging diseases? ...
Big Dutchman Opens Brand-New Location in Malaysia
MALAYSIA - 25 years after Big Dutchman (BD), the world market leader for modern pig and poultry production, dared to make the move to the emerging markets in Asia, the company marks another milestone in...
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