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12 November 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork producers encouraged to regularly audit drug inventories
Pork producers are being encouraged to keep an inventory of the drugs they have on hand and to pay close attention to storage guidelines and expiry dates...
Pig Industry News from United States US pork forecast lower than expected
The forecast for 2018 total red meat and poultry production is lowered from last month as lower beef, pork, and turkey production more than offsets higher broiler production...
Pig Industry News from China African swine fever found in animal feed raises China's contagion risk
Major Chinese animal feed maker Tangrenshen Group reported on Sunday (1 November) that feed produced by one of its units had been contaminated with African swine fever, raising fears of its spread further...
09 November 2018
Pig Industry News from United States US pork, soybean and corn join forces for sustainability research
The National Pork Board (NPB), United Soybean Board (USB) and National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a sustainability research platform...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pig & Poultry Fair wins national award
The Technical Events Team at Grandstand Stoneleigh Events were delighted to be awarded the organising team of the year at a prestigious event at London’s Honourable Artillery Company last week...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom World reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease celebrates 60th Anniversary
The world reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease (WRLFMD) marked 60 years of being the global centre of expertise in the diagnostics and surveillance of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) with a two-day...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 2019 Nuffield Farming Scholars announced
The Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust (NFST) has announced the appointment of the 2019 Nuffield Scholars, who are to commence their studies and travels in next year...
Pig Industry News from United States ESF might not be the best choice for your farm
Modern agriculture embraces many new technologies-Smartphones, wireless climate sensors, GPS crop monitoring, whole-house climate controls, and robotic cow milkers....
Pig Industry News from European Union Innovative slat anchor can be positioned without special tools
Whoever wants to fasten pig equipment to the floor knows: slat anchors are the right choice. ...
08 November 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Ileitis: Is it possible to control in baby pigs without antibiotics?
Ileitis may be a ubiquitous disease in grow-finish pigs, but with changes in on-farm antibiotic use it could become a new, more common challenge in the nursery period....
Pig Industry News from United States Lean hog futures tumble due to high supplies and weak prices in US
Chicago lean hog futures fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday, under pressure from abundant supplies and weaker prices in the Midwestern cash hog market, traders and analysts said...
Pig Industry News from China ASF continues to run riot in China
China’s agriculture ministry confirms more cases of ASF across four provinces...
Pig Industry News from Taiwan Exporters explore opportunities for UK pork in Taiwan
Pork processors and exporters from the UK have arrived in Taiwan this week as part of a three-day mission to explore this exciting new market...
Pig Industry News from United States FAD expert fields questions of ASF diagnostic preparedness, surveillance and response
Effectively addressing a foreign animal diseases (FAD) such as African swine fever (ASF) will take a unified effort between the US pork industry and the local, state and federal government if the deadly...
Pig Industry News from Global New scanning technique allows rapid identification of meat fraud
Mass spectrometry, a molecular identification method commonly used in healthcare, drug testing and food safety, has now proven its capacity for identifying foreign material in meat products ...
07 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: price increases can be expected
While quotations remain unchanged for the most part in central and northern Europe, the South is tending towards weakness. However, positive trends are also being observed...
Pig Industry News from United States See it, do it, teach it: Veterinarian offers tips for caregiver training
When you give someone something to read, the expressed competency level is about 10%. When you talk to them on the phone, it’s only 20%....
Pig Industry News from Canada Save dollars by adjusting drinkers in your pig barns
Results of a Prairie Swine Centre study show water wastage can be reduced by up to 20% by adjusting nipple height...
Pig Industry News from United States 14,760 pounds of pork patty products recalled due to metal contamination
Ganaderos Borges Inc, a Naguabo, PR establishment, is recalling approximately 14,760 pounds of pork patty products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the US Department...
Pig Industry News from European Union BigFarmNet statistics tool for sow managers: monitoring the entire production cycle
Thanks to digitalisation: at EuroTier 2018, Big Dutchman presents the first statistics tool for sow managers. ...
06 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Jim Long Pork Commentary: EuroTier
In a week the massive EuroTier Livestock and Poultry Exhibition will be held in Hannover Germany. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Ceva 'Spotlight The Future' newsletter November 2018
This month read about the value of antibicrobials in swine medicine and we launched Altresyn to the Chinese market. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Risk of porcine disease is higher with garbage feeding
The feeding of food waste to pigs is illegal in a number of countries due to its links with the spread of porcine disease. With the fast movement of African swine fever, the Pork Checkoff and other swine...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Keep things simple and focused for success, says David Black winner
Keeping things simple and focused will help keep the British pig industry fit for the future says the winner of this year’s David Black Award, Mick Sloyan...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NOAH purpose expanded in new strategy
NOAH’s new 5 year strategy was outlined at the association’s 2018 Dinner in London on 30 October...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Open data and data-driven agriculture spotlighted at GODAN Forum
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) will be speaking at the high-profile Global Forum 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark this week (5–6 November)...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit and beyond: a strong future in animal health
Mixed emotions were felt at the 2018 NOAH Brexit conference on Tuesday last week (30 October) as animal health industry representatives gathered to discuss the post-Brexit future...
05 November 2018
Pig Industry News from Global International action to address antimicrobial resistance in animals
MOROCCO, 31 October 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted global leaders in animal health to discuss new ideas and solutions to the global rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...
Pig Industry News from China Minister MacAulay's agricultural trade mission to China could create opportunities for Canadian processors
CHINA - Canada and China are working to build a stronger relationship to create good, middle-class jobs and more opportunities for citizens in both countries...
Pig Industry News from China China reports 50th African swine fever case, found on farm in Hunan province
China's agriculture ministry said that today (5 November) it has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in Hunan province in the country's south, marking the 50th outbreak of the deadly disease...
 
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