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Monday, April 03, 2017
Pork Commentary: USDA March 1 Hogs and Pigs Report
GLOBAL - Year over year, there is more pigs in the market inventory, 2.754 million head. We calculate that’s over 100,000 more per week to go to market over the next half year compared to last, writes...
Boehringer Ingelheim Presents a New Tool to Assess and Monitor Biosecurity and Management Risks in Pig Farms
GLOBAL - When implementing a disease control plan is it essential to follow a systematic approach....
Friday, March 31, 2017
Nutriad Addresses Future of Functional Additives for Pig Gut Health
THAILAND - Modern pig production is all about converting plant protein (feed) into animal protein (pork)....
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Nutriad Opens New Plant in China
CHINA - Traditional Chinese dragon dances were on display when Nutriad, together with local partners, opened its new palatability factory in Nantong (China). ...
South East Asia Hog Market
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Nguyen Van Hung, Genesus Technical Sales Manager for Vietnam, attended the Embassy of Canada roundtable meeting with the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Safe Pig Injections
GLOBAL - The success of an injection campaign includes the right choice of syringe and needles. Key factors for a reliable syringe are accuracy of each injected dose and reproducibility throughout the...
Pork Commentary: Brazil - Glass House Syndrome
BRAZIL - The Brazil Meat Scandal is a big deal in Brazil and has global ramifications, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
Monday, March 27, 2017
Nutriad Showcases Additive Solutions for Responsible Antibiotics Use at VIV Asia
THAILAND - The pressure on the use of AGP’s in Asia has gained momentum since the Korean ban in 2011. At the recent VIV Asia in Bangkok (Thailand), multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD, presented...
Friday, March 24, 2017
Biosecurity – Bio-Management
GLOBAL - When someone mentions biosecurity, the first thought that comes to mind is preventing the entry of a new pathogen or “bio-exclusion.” However, biosecurity also includes managing the pathogens...
MSD Animal Health Names 2017 High Quality Pork PhD Award Recipient
US - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) is proud to announce it has bestowed the 2017 High Quality Pork PhD Award on Andreia Goncalves Arruda of The Ohio State University....
Erber Group Plans New Clinical Pig Health Research Center at Kasetsart University
THAILAND - The ERBER Group has announced plans to open a new clinical research center for pig health at the Khamphaeng Saen Campus of Kasetsart University in the Nakhon Pathom province of Thailand....
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Russia Hog Market
RUSSIA - Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS, and Europe, writes, "Despite lent, when many Russians stop eating meat, the pig price remains good at 105 Roubles ($1.82) per kg live weight. With production...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Market Report Russia March 2017
RUSSIA - Despite lent, when many Russians stop eating meat, the pig price remains good at 105 Roubles ($1.82) per kg live weight. With production cost for good producers around 65 Roubles ($1.12) per kg,...
Biomin Announces Participation in €16m Project for Feed and Food Quality, Safety and Innovation (FFOQSI)
AUSTRIA - A total of 40 organizations, including 6 scientific and 34 company partners from 5 countries, are taking a farm-to-fork approach to addressing food safety and food security issues, in the form...
Biomin Sees Bright Future ahead for the Phytogenic Feed Additive Space
GLOBAL - According to BIOMIN projections, the phytogenic feed additive (PFA) market could surpass USD 1 billion by 2023. The company, which recently released the results of its 2017 BIOMIN Phytogenic Feed...
Moving the Nutritional Pieces of a Sliding Pussl towards Antibiotic Reduction
GLOBAL - Ellen van Eerden, researcher at Schothorst Feed Research, explains how proper nutrition can reduce gut stress, and consequently allow for the reduction of antibiotic use....
MSD Animal Health Names 2017 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award Recipient
US - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) is proud to announce it has bestowed the 2017 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award on Andreia Goncalves Arruda of The Ohio State University....
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Breeding Herd Reinfection of PRRS Challenges North America
ANALYSIS - Thirty years into Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS) in North America, the industry is confident it can get PRRSv out of herds predictably, but the challenge continues to be...
Genesus Nucleus in Spain
SPAIN - Genesus is pleased to announce that gilts are now available for purchase as a part of our partnership with Catalana de Pinsos for the production of breeding stock in Spain from “La Tor Nucleus...
Pork Commentary: US Market Update
US - The US lean hog price is flat lining over the last couple weeks, hovering around $0.71/lb for 53-54 per cent lean hogs, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
Friday, March 17, 2017
Pig Climate Control: New Sensor a Milestone for Pig Production
NETHERLANDS - Big Dutchman will start marketing an award-winning new sensor developed by Dräger with immediate effect: the DOL 53 sensor. ...
First Iberoamerican Swine Event Tackles Issues in Early Piglet Development
BRAZIL - The first Iberoamerican Swine Nutrition Roundtable, hosted by Novus International, Inc., brought together swine experts from Italy, Spain, and Latin America to discuss the various challenges facing...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Canada Hog Market
CANADA - Bob Fraser, Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario, provides an outlook of the Canadian hog market....
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Canada – Ontario Pork Industry Profile
GLOBAL - Ontario Pork Industry Stats from Ontario Pork website:...
Merck Animal Health Supports Scholarship for 34 Veterinary Students from US, Canada and Asia
US - Today, 34 outstanding veterinary students from around the world received scholarships from Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF)....
Jim Long’s Pork Commentary: US and Canada Inventory Up 3%
US & CANADA - Twice a year, the United States and Canadian Swine Inventories are combined together. It is a significant number, as the two countries are in essence one large inventory and production base....
5 Tips for On-site Mycotoxin Testing and Mitigation
GLOBAL - Here we present 5 key takeaways from our recent webinar on mycotoxin testing and survey results, in cooperation with Romer Labs....
World Veterinary Association and Ceva Santé Animale Announce the Creation of the Global Animal Welfare Awards 2017
GLOBAL - As global understanding and concern for animal welfare continues to change, so must the veterinary community evolve to embrace these changes and reflect societal expectations. ...
Pig Climate Control: New Sensor is a Milestone for Pig Production
GLOBAL - Big Dutchman will start marketing an award-winning new sensor developed by Dräger with immediate effect: the DOL 53 sensor. Farmers can use this sensor to measure and monitor the ammonia concentration...
Digestarom® DC - Optimizing Feed Conversion
GLOBAL - This is a product video that explains the modes of action of Digestarom® DC....
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