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Monday 8th May 2017.

Robust DOL 53 sensor permanently measures the ammonia concentration in the house air

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 in their pig houses permanently – for the first time ever.

  • Exact data on ammonia levels for the ideal regulation of climate, manure removal and feed
    management in the barn
  • Permanently withstands the harsh conditions inside the barn
  • Easy to integrate into existing barns
  • Universal 0 to 10 V analogue output
Please click here to read the full article about the DOL 53 ammonia sensor.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Vaccination with Ingelvac PRRSFLEX® EU in Four Week Old Piglets Showed Efficacy During a Naturally Occurring Field Infetion in Spain
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) is one of the major pathogens in pigs that have a significant economic impact on the swine industry worldwide.

Successful Mycotoxin Management: Mission Possible
Mycotoxins are toxic substances produced by naturally occurring metabolic processes in fungi. Mycotoxins can invade the seeds before the actual harvest whilst the crop is still on the field, or alternatively, mould growth can occur during storage at the feed mill or on the farm.
Company News

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.

Global Pig Industry News

   Russian Federation

Cherkizovo Group Still Russia’s Top Feed Producer
Cherkizovo Group's Acquisition of NAPKO Complete

   United States

Record Volume for US Pork Exports in March
CME: Value of US Pork Exported Higher Than Volume Shipped
CME: Pork Packer Margins Remain in Good Shape
CME: 2017 Not Normal in Terms of Price Seasonality in Hog, Wholesale Pork Markets

   United Kingdom

Diversification: How to Brexit-Proof Your Business
GB Pig Feed Production Down in Q1/2017
Another Positive Day for Pig Sellers
Edible Insects Could Play Key Role in Cutting Harmful Emissions


Meat of the Matter: Are Canadian Babies Receiving Enough Iron?
Heightened Biosecurity Encouraged in Wake of Latest PED Case
Code Changes Impact Approach to Piglet Management
CPC Addresses Debt with Standing Committee on Agriculture, Agri-Food
Quick ID, Response Limits Risk for Potential for Spread of PED
Food Processing One of Canadian Manufacturing's Economic Bright Spots
High Fibre Diets Offer Reduced Costs, Health Benefits


Church & Dwight Acquires Agro BioSciences


600,000 New Pigs for Danish Crown
Danish Crown Launches Ambitious Growth Package


Japanese Pork Imports Still Growing for Now
China Corn Makes Comeback to Japanese Livestock Farms

   European Union

IFA: Unfair Trading Practices Costing European Farmers, Agri Co-ops
EU Pig Prices: Friendly Price Development
Unity Among Farmers, Cooperative Presidents Brussels; Future of CAP Agreed Upon


April Consumer Price Growth in China Likely to Accelerate


Demand for Pigs Set to Intensify Over Coming Weeks

   Viet Nam

??ng Nai Aims to Save Pig Farming Industry

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