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Monday 3rd April 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Comparison of Brachyspira Hyodysenteriae Isolates Recovered from Pigs in Apparently Healthy Multiplier Herds with Isolates from Herds with Swine Dysentery
This study by Tom La, et al, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia, aimed to determine whether B. hyodysenteriae isolates from pigs in three healthy German multiplier herds supplying gilts to other farms differed from isolates from nine German production herds with Swine dysentery (SD).

State of the Art PRRS Diagnostics: A Road Map for the Practical Application of Diagnostics to Determine Herd Current Status
Understanding the current status of a herd is paramount to the successful development and execution of a PRRS control program.

Company News

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.
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.
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).
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 Canada (AAFC), on 28 February in Hanoi, writes Paul Anderson, General Manager, South East Asia.
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 campaign.
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.

Global Pig Industry News

   United Kingdom

Farming Unions Say Govt Should Delay Complex Digital Tax Plans
QMS, FDF Launch New Poster to Highlight Careers in Red Meat Industry
Pig Prices Strengthen After Weak Start to the Year


IFA: Govt Must Put Farming, Food at Centre of Brexit Battleground
Pig Prices Stabilise with Up to €1.74C/Kg Being Paid

   United States

CME: 'Hogs and Pigs' Pre-report Estimates Range Wider Than Usual
EPA Now Limited on Farm Data it Can Release


Saskatchewan Pork Producers Oppose Carbon, Support Provincial Govt's Position
Swine Health Top of Mind Among Producers Across Canada
More Responsive Research Programme Expected Under Next Ag Policy Framework
Public Interest in Issues Related to Livestock Transportation Builds


Trade Show Highlights Active Month for US Beef, Pork Promotions
Pork Checkoff Tours No. 1 Customer for US Pork Exports


Ag Minister Wants Gambia to Get Into Livestock Exporting Game


NAFTA Renegotiation Could Jeopardise US Food Processors Access to Canadian Products

   European Union

IFA Reiterates Case in Brussels for Ban on Brazilian Meat

   Viet Nam

World Banks Reports on Viet Nam's Substandard Pork Abattoirs

   Hong Kong

COFCO Meat's Profit Surges

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