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Friday, January 30, 2015
Corn Co-products from Wet Milling May be Included in Pig Diets
US - Many co-products from the corn processing industry may be used in diets fed to pigs. Much attention over the last 10 years has been on co-products produced from the biofuels industry, including distillers...
Canadian, US Pork Producers Discuss Swine Health and Disease Monitoring
US and CANADA - The chair of Manitoba Pork says swine health issues and the need to better control disease has emerged as a key issue during discussions with pork producers in Minnesota and Iowa, writes...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Sow Body Condition Effects Milk Production
CANADA - Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc shows the body condition of the gestating sow will impact the volume of milk she'll be capable of producing for her piglets, writes Bruce...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
Norway Issues New Protective Measure Against Classical Swine Fever
NORWAY - Due to the recent classical swine fever outbreaks in Croatia, Latvia, Romania and Bulgaria, the Food Safety Authority must now give confirmation before pork products can be imported from these...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
More ASF Outbreaks Found in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - Three new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been discovered in wild boar along the boarders with Latvia and Belarus....
New Outbreak of ASF Reported in Poland
POLAND - A new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected in wild boar in the country....
Two New ASF Outbreaks Reported in Russia
RUSSIA - Two new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in Russia. ...
Second PED Outbreak in Ontario in a Week
CANADA - A second outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) in a week has been reported in Ontario....
Monday, January 26, 2015
Weekly Overview: New Warning of PED Spread and Why There's Less Pork at Chipotle
GLOBAL - The European pig sector should be on alert and be taking measures to prevent the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) as the infection has been confirmed at three farms in Ukraine. Winter...
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 44, and two premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)....
New Case of PED in Ontario
CANADA - A new outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) has been reported in Ontario....
Friday, January 23, 2015
Ukrainian PEDv Outbreaks a Warning Sign for European Pig Farming
UKRAINE - European pig farmers need to stay vigilant as the American strain of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PEDv) is detected across farms in Ukraine, writes Lucy Towers, ThePigSite Editor....
Canadian Efforts to Contain PED Highly Successful
CANADA - A southwestern Ontario veterinarian is hopeful Canada's experience with PED can be used to prepare for the next emerging disease that occurs in Canada, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Sows Exposed to Mild PED Virus Protect Offspring from Severe Form
US - Sows previous infected with a relatively mild strain of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus confer protection to their piglets against a more severe strain....
Pig Nutritionists Work to Improve Feed's Nutritional Value
CANADA - Researchers working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are evaluating various feed ingredients, feed additives and feed processing technologies in an effort to help pork producers get the most...
Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi in Contract Manufacturing Alliance
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim and Sanofi have entered into an alliance to extend Sanofi’s manufacturing capacity network for therapeutic monoclonal antibodies....
Erich Erber Honoured by Receiving PhD hc from Kasetsart University
THAILAND - In a dignified ceremony graced by the presence of HRH Princess Chulabhorn, 2,450 students of Kasetsart University (Bangkok) received their degrees, and Erich Erber, the founder of Biomin and...
More PED Outbreaks in Japan
JAPAN - Porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) are continuing sporadically across the country...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
What’s Left If We Lose Antibiotics?
GLOBAL - Bacterial resistance is developing quickly and many critically important drugs risk becoming obsolete. Disastrous consequences lie in wait therefore unless these drugs are used prudently. ...
PEDv on the Agenda for Southern Indiana Pork Conference
US - Purdue Extension and the trade group Indiana Pork are teaming up to present the fifth annual Southern Indiana Pork Conference on 30 January in Jasper....
Opinions Sought on Kansas Feral Hog Control
US - Feral hogs have expanded their range in the last 30 years in the United States and reside in more than 40 states. They cause damages estimated at $1.5 billion each year, according to the US Department...
AHVLA Report: Piglet Diarrhoea, Colitis, Oedema Disease, Actinobacillus
UK - The Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) has reported piglet diarrhoea, colitis, erysipelas, oedema disease and an unusual presentation of Actinobacillus suis, in its Pig Disease Surveillance...
New Funding Available to Help Pork Producers Improve Biosecurity
CANADA - New funding is being made available to assist Saskatchewan pork producers in improving biosecurity to help prevent the spread of PED, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Commitment to Doing What's Right Vital for Pig Farmers
CANADA - The CEO of the Center for Food Integrity says what consumers need to know is that, while technology has evolved to produce more using less, the commitment by farmers to do what is right has never...
Latvia Reports 11 New Cases of African Swine Fever in Wild Boar
LATVIA - Eleven wild boar at different locations have been tested positive for the African swine fever virus, according to the most recent weekly report....
Another Classical Swine Fever Case in Latvian Wild Boar
LATVIA - Sub-clinical classical swine fever (CSF) has been detected in a dead wild boar in south-eastern Latvia....
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Further ASF Reported in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - A new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected in wild boar in the country....
PEDv Disease Threat Heightened in UK
UK - As the threat of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) is getting ever closer with more unconfirmed outbreaks in Ukraine so biosecurity throughout the UK needs to be stepped up....
Monday, January 19, 2015
Update on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease in US
US - The number of pig farm samples that are confirmed positive for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) in the last week was 39, and three premises were confirmed with porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)....
 
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