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Friday, December 19, 2014
Harper Adams University Receives International Quality Rating
UK - It has been announced that all research conducted by Harper Adams University is of international quality and that more than 50 per cent is either world leading or internationally excellent....
Story of the ‘Amazing’ Meat Supply
US - Thirty C-Suite level executives from meat and poultry companies big and small have added their voices and faces to a new video highlighting facts about today’s amazing meat and poultry industry....
Australian Pork Producer Appoints New Executive Officer
AUSTRALIA - West Australian (WA) Pork Producers’ Association (WAPPA) has appointed Jan Cooper as its new Executive Officer, commencing in the New Year in a part-time role....
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Spain & Portugal: Hog Markets
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - On 16 November, Campofrio’s packing plant in Burgos caught fire and was totally burned, writes Mercedes Vega from Genesus....
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Higher Test Weights: Hypor Delivers Feed-Efficient Finishers
THE NETHERLANDS - The global pork industry is moving towards higher slaughter weights, led by the United States....
New Pork Processing Operation Creates 800 Jobs in Michigan
US - Michigan Strategic Fund actions to support construction of a new Clemens Food Group pork processing operation in Coldwater Township, a project that is expected to generate $255.7 million in total...
New Animal Welfare Programme Leader at Tyson Foods
US - Dr Christine Daugherty has been appointed by Tyson Foods Inc. as its new Animal Well-Being Programs leader....
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Pork Commentary: Prairie Livestock Expo
US - Last week we attended the Prairie Livestock Expo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This was the first Prairie Livestock Expo as it has replaced what was known as Manitoba Hog Days, writes Jim Long President...
New Slaughterhouses to Open in Maine
US - Two poultry processing plants and a slaughterhouse dedicated to red meat – are slated to open in Maine in the next few months....
Novus Receives Award for Top Feed Additive Brand in China
CHINA - Novus International, Inc. has been recognised as one of the Top 10 feed additive brands in China at the 2014 Saier Media User’s Choice Awards....
Average Piglet Birth Weight and Sow Uterine Capacity
NETHERLANDS - The basis for balanced breeding is in the farrowing house, according to Hypor. ...
Monday, December 15, 2014
Engineer August Wienken Receives Max Eyth Medal
GERMANY - Engineer August Wienken (Dipl.-Ing.) from Vechta, Germany, was awarded the Max Eyth medal by the Association of German Engineers (VDI) at the International Poultry Event, which took place at...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Prairie Livestock Expo Pork Quality Competition Winner
CANADA - A Bagot, Manitoba area Hutterite Colony has claimed the top award at the 2014 Pork Quality Competition held in conjunction with Prairie Livestock Expo in Winnipeg, write Bruce Cochrane....
IPPE Offers Free Attendee Activities, Networking Opportunities
US - The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will provide a variety of free activities and networking opportunities for attendees, say the organisers....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
New Market for Pig Semen Opened Up
UK - Following a visit by a group of Latvians to Spain, organised by the Latvian Pig Breeders Association, a commercial organisation has placed a trial order for 100 doses of semen from British genetics...
Protease Enzymes Make Lower-Cost Sorghum Viable in Animal Feed
US - "Could sorghum be the feed ingredient that helps optimise producers’ bottom-lines?" asks Novus International....
Worker Safety Education Programme Offered at 2015 IPPE
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is a hosting a 'Worker Safety Considerations: Equipment Design, Installation & Operation' workshop at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
C$27,000 Shared Between Pork Quality Competition Winners
CANADA - The top ten winners of the 2014 Prairie Livestock Expo Pork Quality Competition and their charities if choice will share approximately C$27,000 in prize money, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Novus International Announces Intent to Expand ALIMET Capacity
US - Novus International, Inc. has announced its intention to expand its ALIMET® feed supplement manufacturing capacity in the United States Gulf Coast region to support growing customer base....
Negative Effects of Mycotoxins on Swine Fertility
AUSTRIA - Mycotoxins in animal feed can have a negative impact on the reproductive performance of sows, gilts as well as boars, says Biomin....
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
International Rendering Symposium Returns to 2015 IPPE
US - The International Rendering Symposium is returning to the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). ...
Monday, December 08, 2014
New Maternal Line BLUP Options to Maximise Profitability
IRELAND - Hermitage Genetics can now provide alternative BLUP selection criteria according to individual customer requirements....
Implications of US-EU Free Trade Negotiations to be Discussed at IPPE
US - Implications of US–EU free trade negotiations on animal agriculture are set to be discussed at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
Friday, December 05, 2014
Energy-saving Opportunities for Pig Producers
UK - A new Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) report has highlighted the potential for Scottish pig farmers to further reduce their on-farm use of energy and the price they pay for it....
ACMC Tip of the Month: Movement Restrictions Impact Multi-Species Sites
UK - The recent outbreak of avian influenza in Yorkshire highlights the unexpected consequences of running multi-species sites, says ACMC veterinary consultant Paul Thompson....
Spain and Germany Join AgriCord
GLOBAL - Spain and Germany join the AgriCord network supporting more than 300 farmer organisations in developing countries....
Zoetis to Participate in Animal Health Summit
US - Zoetis Inc. will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Animal & Dental Health Summit on Thursday 11 December in Boston, Massachusetts....
Thursday, December 04, 2014
New Biomin Web Site Now Available in Japanese
JAPAN - Biomin has now launched a Japanese version of the new corporate web site....
Effect of Altrenogest Treatment on Homogeneity of Follicular Development in Sows
THAILAND - Treatment with Altrenogest (Ceva Animal Health Thailand) affected the number of follicles, follicular size and homogeneity of follicles in sows, according to research from Thailand in a paper...
Farmland Documentary Features at 2015 IPPE
US - The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will feature the documentary, 'Farmland'....
 
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