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Monday 30th October 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Company News

Zoetis: October consumer pulse
Over this two-week period, farming methods received the highest conversation volume on social media with 15,369 mentions out of 48,772 for the entire profile.
Nutriad USA expands sales team
A global leader in feed additives solutions for livestock and aquaculture, NUTRIAD has once more strengthened its commercial team in the USA by adding commercial talent to its organization.
AAVLD and Thermo Fisher Scientific Announce Recipients of Innovation in Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine Grant Program
US - The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) today announced the recipients of Innovation in Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine Grant Program in support of innovation in veterinary diagnostics sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Genesus Global Market Report: US Market
We have been chewing through a lot of pigs and the cash hog market have rebounded in the face of those numbers. In return, we have also seen futures increase.
Nutriad hosts technical seminar Poland
Multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD hosted a major conference for industry professional and business partners in Poland this month. An interactive programme included a wide range of technical and market topics addressed with presentations by guest speakers and Nutriad product and business managers.
Genesus Global Market Report: R&D is what makes Genesus competitive
Genesus Inc. has one focus; developing the best swine genetics.
GenoTube Offers Extended Life for Diagnostic Samples
ANALYSIS - Looking for a better way to collect and deliver diagnostic samples to the laboratory? Thermo Fisher Scientific's GenoTube is a non-invasive nasal swab for collection of DNA or RNA from animals.
Nutriad launches portfolio in Cambodia
Belgium headquartered NUTRIAD, a global leader in feed additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture, announced the introduction of its portfolio into the Cambodian market.
Nutriad sponsors FENAVI Congress Colombia
The responsible use of antimicrobials in poultry production was the main theme of the “Encuentro Avicola de Pacifico” that recently took place in Cali, Colombia.
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US cash hog prices continue price surge
The October price miracle continues with cash hogs 53-54% lean jumping to 64.41c; up about $ 22 a head in the last two weeks.
Genesus Global Market Report: China market report 16th October 2017
During the summer months we visited many companies and an overall trend is the continued talk about Meat Quality. China is still grading with a system that North America did 30 to 40 years ago where the carcass was evaluated by sight.
Dietary alternatives to antibiotics show mixed results in ISU research review
Given the task to find and review research on dietary alternatives for sub-therapeutic antibiotic growth promotants, Wes Schweer and a team of pork-industry experts didn’t know what to expect.
What PED taught us about handling future disease outbreaks
The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreak that devastated many US hog farms over the past 4 years served as a wake-up call for the pork industry to be more vigilant against foreign animal diseases.
How 50 swine vets plan to manage seasonal respiratory disease in the new VFD era
Fall is here and with it comes fickle weather, dramatic swings in day-night temperatures and, of course, seasonal flare-ups of respiratory disease in swine herds.
Veterinary Surgeon income and stress levels
In times of economic uncertainty and reduced income it becomes more and important to determine how your income compares to those of other vets. In January 2016 CM Research, through Vetspanel, asked over 3000 vets questions related to their income, job satisfaction, stress levels, and other related topics.
Owners/Partners tend to monopolise Sales Representatives visits
Research discovered that the employed vets, and locums, do not benefit as much as the owner/partners.
Vetspanel at London Vet Show 2017
Stand FA09 16th & 17th November 2017
Come to visit us at AVEPA- SEVC 2017!

Global Pig Industry News

   United Kingdom

Profession-wide project formed to assess potential impact of Brexit
RUMA task force announces new antibiotic usage targets
LAMMA 2019 to move to the NEC
NFU responds to EU Council conclusions on Brexit negotiations
Euro Stages Something of a Mini Rally
Farmgate Pig Prices Stabilise After Volatile Few Years

   United States

Grocers promote American Homestead Pork in a move towards ‘non-GMO and antibiotic-free’ meat.
Zoetis Influence Feed - October 2017
RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness adds pork and poultry expert to Animal Protein team
U.S. pork industry seeks 2018 Pig Farmers of Tomorrow
CME: September Inventory of Red Meat, Poultry in Cold Storage Higher Than a Year Ago
Cargill, Diamond V to Join Forces to Create Leading Natural Animal Health, Nutrition Business
FDA releases 2015 NARMS integrated report

   European Union

EU Pig Innovation group awards Grand Prix winners
UECBV President urges swift decision from Brexit negotiators
New EU Commission initiative for animal welfare


IFA Says Multi-faceted Fact-based Approach Needed to Address AMR


Historic low for Ukraine’s pig livestock numbers


China joins the movement to end cruel confinement of pigs

   Russian Federation

Cherkizovo Increases Installed Capacity for Production of Mixed Feeds


'Meat Day' Promotions Bump Sales of US Pork, Beef at Supermarkets


Global CO2 Emissions Stalled for Third Year in a Row
Delayed Resumption of Re-negotiations Expected to Favour US NAFTA Supporters


Manitoba Pork Producers Committed to Stiffest Environmental Regulations Anywhere

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