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This Week's Articles and Analysis

The Use of Mycotoxin Deactivators to Reduce the Effects of Mycotoxins on Pig Growth, Organ Health and Immune Status during Chronic Exposure
More than a century ago, plant pathologists in Europe and the United States associated wheat head blight with infections by Fusarium graminearum (F. graminearum), which produces deoxynivalenol (DON) and Nivalenol (NIV). F. graminearum is a plant pathogen which causes fusarium head blight, a devastating disease on wheat and barley.

Growing Performance Improvement after Using PRRS MLV at 3weeks Old Piglets in a Korean Swine Farm
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) causes respiratory disease in nursery and grow-finisher pigs and reproductive failure in sows and boars.1

Reducing ZnO by Changing Gut Microbiota
Zinc (Zn) plays an important role in the metabolism of swine and as such is an essential trace element for growing pigs. The element is also known to have negative side effects. Which alternatives exist?
Company News

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 continues to invest in building technical and commercial support teams in China, allowing them to further improve their constant engagement and support to customers.
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 area, having worked with some of the key players in the animal nutrition industry.
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 recent items in the news below.
Pork Commentary: US – No Shortage of Meat Protein


Global Pig Industry News

   United States

Farm Bureau Welcomes Decision to Improve NAFTA
Production Costs for Hog Producers Look Positive
Calysta, Cargill Officially Break Ground on New Feed Production Plant
CME: Total Commercial FI Slaughter for Hogs 99.3%
Perdue 'Very Good' for US Agriculture, Says NPPC
CME: Frozen Pork Inventory at End of March Down 10%
Threatened Changes to US Trade Policies Cause Market Uncertainty
APHIS: New Animal Welfare Inspection Reports

   Mexico

Ready-to-Eat US Pork Featured in Mexico Retail Promotion

   European Union

IFA's Support on Brexit Negotiations Building Up in Brussels
EU Pig Prices: Quotations Moving Sideward

   Global

Recovery in Global Pork Production to Drive Exports

   Canada

Application of Heat to Swine Transportation Equipment Inactivates Disease Causing Pathogens
Effort to Automate Swine Transport Vehicle Washing Moves to Next Phase
New Programme Keeps Pace with Competition
Effective Vaccination Programmes Offer Excellent Payback
Enzymes, Processing Can Increase Digestibility of Fibre Boosting Positive Nutritional Effects
Call for Patience in Assessing Survival of Fall Seeded Cereal Crops
Higher Canola Meal Inclusion Offers to Reduce Costs of Lactating Sow Diets

   United Kingdom

SPP Continues Remarkable 13-Month Rally
UK Pig Production to Move Up Later This Year
South West Spring Regional to Continue Antibiotic Focus

   Ireland

IFA Meets Department on Regional Vet Labs
Market Indicators Suggest Push for Significant Pig Price Increase

   China

China's Food Prices Continue to Dip

   Viet Nam

Ag Minister Submits Proposals to PM to Help Pig Farmers

   Estonia

Estonian Milk, Meat Prices Up in March

   Korea, South

Korea Celebrates Success of US Meat at Event

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