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ThePigSite Newsletter - 17th November 2008
Monday 17th November 2008
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Welcome to this week's newsletter

Last week ThePigSite editorial staff were in Hanover, Germany, for the record-breaking EuroTier 2008. The word’s largest exhibition for animal husbandry and management was held between 11 to 14 November. Novartis Animal Health
* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 6 new features this week:

Erysipelas: Why is it Still a Problem after 100 Years?
Mark White BVSc LLB DPM MRCVS of the Haven Veterinary Group explores the clinical picture, diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment, control and prevention of this common disease.
Heavier Pigs Born, Heavier Pigs Weaned
Heavier piglets at birth maintain their weight advantage to weaning and beyond. This article from Alpharma explains why this is so and highlights ways to achieve it in a publication entitled Birth and Weaning Weights.
Controlling Stillbirth Losses
Hypor offers solutions to this global problem, including tips on management and supervision at farrowing.
Scouting for Corn Mould
A useful guide to identifying common moulds in corn and the mycotoxins associated with each one by Albert Tenuta, pathologist for field crops and program lead at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
US Feed Outlook
All feed grains prices are lowered this month as financial and macroeconomic developments have combined with supply and demand fundamentals to reduce grain prices in 2008/09, reports the ERS USDA.
World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates
US meat production seems to be down all round this month, falling slightly behind expectations, says the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) from the USDA.
* Company News

BIVI Announces Three Additions to Swine Division
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) adds three employees to its U.S. swine division.
Pfizer Announces Trainee of Year Award Winners
Two highly promising livestock managers on farms in Staffordshire and Norfolk are the 2008 winners of the Pfizer Trainee of the Year Awards for the pig and poultry industries.
ACMC Tip: Hospital Pen Management
For good welfare, proper hospital-pen management is essential at all times.
* Global Pig Industry News

   United States

 » AFBF Predict Low Prices for Corn and Soybean
 » The Future of GM Animals Today
 » Tyson Soars: What Goes Up Must Come Down
 » Not All DDGS Made Equal, Says Purdue Research
 » US Documentary Challenges Welfare Perceptions
 » Dialogue on Pork Chain Responsibility to Open
 » Request for Referendum on Pork Checkoff Program
 » USDA Funds Project to Study Salmonella
 » CME: Total Pork Exports Higher Than a Year Ago
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » Market Preview: COOL Fallout Hits Canadian Producers Hardest
 » Weekly Review: Pork Product Prices Find Stability
 » Weekly Outlook: November Crop Reports
Alphamune G - Shielding, Earning
   United Kingdom

 »  Euro Rise Fails to Filter Through
 » Unique Pig Project a Huge Success
 » Meat Labelling - Could Do Better?
 » Hold CAP Nerve Call from NFU
 » NFUS Calls for Regulatory Sea Change
 » Control of Salmonella in Animal Feeds
 » 'Jamie Saves Our Bacon' Campaign Launched
 » Clarification Regarding NVZs Being Sought

   European Union

 » EU Pig Prices: Meat Market Finds Stability
 » EU Organisations Unite Over Food Safety


 » Pig Farmers to Close Shop by Year's End

   Viet Nam

 » Swine and Chicken Predicament


 » European Veterinary Week 2008 Launched
 » Pig Producer Prices Hit the Floor Again
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 » Aussies Likely to Feel Pork Pinch This Christmas
 » Bacon Prices Highest in Years
 » ALFA in Support of Ethanol Research Grants
 » Rapid Asian Growth Provides Aussie Opportunity


 » USMEF: US Pork Ascending to No. 1 in Japan


 » Danish Crown Stronger after Turbulent Year


 » AgFeed Industries Reports Q3 Financial Results
 » Mainland China Exports Less Pork at Higher Rates


 » Pork Commentary: Pendulum is Swinging
 » Factors Determining Hog Prices
 » Will You Attend the Shakespeare Swine Seminar?
 » Canadian Swine Industry Outlook Improved


 » Punjab Popularising Pig and Turkey Farming

That's all for this week!


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