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Friday, October 31, 2014
Shuanghui Reports Net Profits up by 10 Per Cent
CHINA - Indications are that Henan Shuanghui Investment & Development Co., Ltd (Shuanghui) achieved double-digit increases in pig slaughterings for the first nine months of the current financial year compared...
New Tube System for Liquid Feeding: True Leap in Quality
GERMANY - Big Dutchman will present its TwinSpin tube for liquid pig feeding at EuroTier 2014....
Novus Highlights Mineral, Gut Health Solutions at EuroTier 2014
US - Novus International, Inc. is exhibiting at EuroTier 2014, highlighting its mineral and gut health solutions....
Comparison of Altresyn with Another Altrenogest Product in Synchronising Oestrus in Gilts
FRANCE - Altresyn proved to be a highly efficient product when used for managing the oestrus in replacement gilts, according to research by Ceva....
Southeastern Meat Association to Exhibit at 2015 IPPE
US - The US Poultry and Egg Association (USPOULTRY), the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the American Meat Institute (AMI) have announced that the Southeastern Meat Association (SEMA) will...
NFU Seeks Reassurance over New Farm Payments IT System
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) says it is critical Government proves it has a robust new IT system in place to administer farm payments from next year....
Solid Nine-month Results for Miratorg
RUSSIA - Russian meat and agrifood giant, Miratorg, has recorded solid operational results for the first nine months of the year....
BRF Shows Strong Growth
BRAZIL – Brazilian meat and food processing giant BRF ended the third quarter of 2014 with net income of 624 million real (BRR), an increase of 117.5 per cent compared to the third quarter of 2013....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
MSD Animal Health Highlights Steps to Quality Pork
MALAYSIA - MSD Animal Health recently hosted a High Quality Pork Congress in Malaysia....
Amendments to the Certificate of Competence in Pig Husbandry
UK - The Certificate of Competence in pig husbandry skills has been overhauled to make it even more practical and relevant to everyday production....
Why Sustainability is Important to the Animal Agricultural Industy
US - The seventh annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will be held during the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta....
“YouTube-Proof” Topic for Discussion at 2015 IPPE
US - The Market Intelligence Forum is returning to the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
AB Vista Launches Phytase Survey at EuroTier
UK - AB Vista will be conducting a survey among visitors to this year’s EuroTier to discover the extent to which livestock producers, feed compounders and integrators are adopting the concept of phytase...
Wienermobile, 'Drive to Feed Chew on This' Return to IPPE
US - Attendees of the upcoming 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will again have an unique opportunity to visit the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and explore the Drive to Feed Chew on This...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Harper Adams Pig Scholarship Opportunities
UK - Students packed out the largest lecture theatre at Harper Adams University this week to learn about a series of exciting scholarship opportunities in the livestock sector....
Quality Pork Limited Takes Ownership of Brechin Pig Abattoir
SCOTLAND - A new co-operative collaboration has secured pig processing plant in Brechin....
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
New CEO Joins National Office of Animal Health
UK - The NOAH Board is delighted to announce that Dawn Howard will be taking over from Phil Sketchley as CEO from November 11 2014....
Zoetis: New European Research Centre Specialising in Livestock Disease
EU - A new European research centre, comprising a collaborative network of veterinarians, scientists and technical specialists with a coordinating hub in Edinburgh, Scotland, aims to identify emerging...
Cash Lean Hogs Have Big Decline
US & CANADA - Strong cattle prices should support lean hog prices in the near future, writes Jim Long. We see how sow herd expansion in the US. Wildcard is PED but expect more hogs by next fall either...
New Hotels Added to Meet 2015 IPPE Record Demand
US - Because of high interest in the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta in January, additional hotel rooms have been added....
Simple Pig Ear Tag Reading, Smart Data Managing
GERMANY - Small, compact and cleverly connected: Big Dutchman introduces a robust innovation to read electronic sow ear tags at the EuroTier 2014....
Monday, October 27, 2014
IPPE Visitor Registration Opens
US - Pre-registration is now open for the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)....
National Office of Animal Health Appoints New Chief Executive
UK - The National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Board has announced that Dawn Howard will be taking over from Phil Sketchley as CEO from 11 November 2014....
Danish Crown to Test Antibiotic-free Pig Production
DENMARK - Five of Danish Crown's cooperative owners will begin trialling the production of slaughter pigs without antibiotics from December....
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 & BRAZIL - 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...
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)....
 
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