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Friday, October 24, 2014
Brittany Pork Company to Receive EU Pay-out
FRANCE - The European Commission has proposed to use €918,000 from its Globalisation Fund to support former workers of GAD abattoirs in France. The company went into liquidation, blaming falling pork...
Gonadotropin Improves Oestrus in Late-puberty Replacement Gilts in Thailand
THAILAND - Gonadotropin (Fertipig, CEVA Animal Health) stimulated oestrus in late-puberty gilts in Thailand, according to researchers based in Mahasarakham and Bangkok....
Osborne Signs Distribution Agreement with Plasson Do Brazil
US - Osborne Industries, Incorporation, has announced it has reached an agreement with Brazil-based manufacturing company, Plasson do Brasil, to distribute Osborne’s pig management equipment in Brazil....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Biomin Says Dramatic Change Needed for Sustainability
GERMANY - The 6th World Nutrition Forum in Munich organised by Biomin ended two full days of stimulating sessions with plenty of food-for-thought on issues of sustainability across a range of topics -...
Chelated Trace Minerals in Swine Rations Allow Increased Efficiency
US - New research shows MINTREX® increases digestibility and retention of trace minerals in pigs, reports Novus International....
First Retrofit PRRS Filter for Houses with Decentralised Fresh Air Distribution
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has developed an innovative fresh air filter which significantly reduces the risk of infection from diseases such as Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)....
Bachoco Reports Strong Performance in Third Quarter
MEXICO - Commenting on the company's third-quarter results, just published, Industrias Bachoco's CEO reports that stable supply and lower costs in Mexico and the US contributed to higher profits and gross...
UK Pig Meat Export Mission to Philippines
UK - Business could be booming between Britain and the Philippines following a mission organised by BPEX and UK Trade and Industry....
Antiparasitic Technology Awarded UK Animal Health Patent
UK – Exosect Ltd has received notification from the UK Patent Office that it has been granted a patent for its technology for the control of external parasites on a range of surfaces including grains...
Choice Genetics USA Exits Bankruptcy
US - Choice Genetics USA, a global pig genetics company has come out of Chapter 11, Bankruptcy. ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
European Pig Health Meeting: Call for Abstracts
FRANCE - The scientific organising committee of the European Symposium for Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) 2015 is now welcoming abstract submissions....
CME: Celebrations for Long Serving USDA Chairman
US - Many members of the market analyst community joined together Monday to honour long-time USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board Chairman Dr Jerry Bange’s devoted service to US agriculture, write Steve...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Winners of the 2014 European PRRS Research Award
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim funds three research projects against swine disease PRRS with €75,000 total and three winners have been chosen for this year's awards out of more than 30 high-quality proposals....
Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
Nutreco Agrees to Offer from SHV
THE NETHERLANDS - SHV and Nutreco are together recommending a cash offer of €40 per share for all shares of Nutreco....
Cargill Vietnam Wins Industry Award for Best Pig Feed
VIET NAM - Cargill has been presented with the best pig feed award for 2014 from the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MARD) livestock department. ...
Friday, October 17, 2014
BRF at Top of Sustainability Rankings
BRAZIL - Brazilian food processing giant BRF has been placed among the five best performers in the management of sustainability with a focus on low carbon technologies....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
HKScan Plans Major Investments in Finland and Estonia
FINLAND - Finnish based meat processor HKScan is actively restructuring its production with two major investment projects....
Applications Open for New British Pig Executive Chairman
UK - BPEX Chairman, Stewart Houston, is coming to the end of his allowed term and his successor is being sought....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Novus CEO Sums up Sustainability
US - Francois Fraudeau, President and CEO of Novus International, talks about the company's latest sustainability report....
Friday, October 10, 2014
New Aspects of the Impact of Fumonisin on Pig Health
GLOBAL - Results from the latest Biomin Mycotoxin Survey 2014 (January – September) confirm that fumonisins are globally most common in corn (maize)....
UK to Create Centre of Excellence for Pigs and Poultry
UK - The pig and poultry industries have joined forces to draw up a concept note for the creation of world-class centre of excellence....
Profit Growth by PIC Helps Genus Annual Results
GLOBAL - PIC's parent, Genus, has published its annual report for 2014, with the acquisition and successful integration of Génétiporc hleping to strengthen PIC leadership as one of the business highlights...
Intermarché Takes over GAD Pig Slaughterhouse
FRANCE - The retailer group Intermarché, through its subsidiary Société Vitréenne d'Abattage (SVA) Jean-Rozé is to take over part of the pig slaughterhouses GAD, which was placed in liquidation in...
New Members Appointed to UK Agriculture Board
UK - The Government has appointed three new members to the Board of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) with effect from 1 October 2014. Applications are invited for another four...
Novus International Releases Sixth Annual Sustainability Report
US - Novus International, Inc. has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, which documents and measures the company’s comprehensive social, environmental and economic sustainability programme....
One Week Until VietStock Expo
VIET NAM - The organisers of VietStock 2014 remind visitors to prepare for the show, which takes place next week in Ho Chi Minh City....
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Robertson Leads Newly Created Ceva Swine Division
US - Gary Robertson has joined Ceva Animal Health as Director of the newly formed swine business unit. ...
New Producer How-To Guide for Sow Group Housing
US – As the global industry moves to a sow open housing system, Hog Slat reveals new information about the types of group housing available in an effort to assist producers who are implementing this...
Ceva Santé Animale Reinforces Its Production Capacity
FRANCE - Ceva Santé Animale has invested €18 million in renovating and extending its sterile products plant in Libourne. The new industrial facility was inaugurated on 3 October and will increase injectable...
 
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