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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Zoetis Enhances Veterinary Education in China
CHINA - Zoetis, the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), and Kansas State University (KSU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together and promote the Doctor of Veterinary Program (DVM)...
Novus International Honours Distinguished Science Fellow
US - Colleagues, friends and family recently gathered to honour the career and scientific achievements of Dr. Julia J. Dibner, retiring Senior Research Consultant and Distinguished Science Fellow at Novus...
Primo Meat Company of Australia Bought by JBS
AUSTRALIA - Subject to regulatory approval, JBS has agreed to purchase Primo Smallgoods Group's operations, a processor of products such as ham, sausage and bacon, in Australia....
Central AI Delivers the Best Genes the Fastest
THE NETHERLANDS - Through centrally-located AI stations, Hypor delivers the best genes to its global network of strategically-located and interconnected, satellite nucleus farms....
MSD Animal Health Receives Approval for Porcilis PCV M Hyo Vaccine in Europe
EU - MSD Animal Health says the European Commission has approved its PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo vaccine that protects piglets against Porcine Circovirus and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections....
Last Week for Abstract Submissions to European Pig Health Event
FRANCE - Abstract submissions for the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM)close on Monday 1 December 2014. ...
Livestock Outlook Conference Scheduled for February 2015
UK - The 2015 Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Outlook Conference will be held at One Great George Street in Westminster, London on Wednesday 11 February....
High Pork Prices Made a Good Quarter for Cherkizovo
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group demonstrated strong nine-month and third quarter results, according to the company's CEO, despite market and currency volatility. High pork prices boosted sales for its pork business,...
Danish Crown Rides out Market Turbulence
DENMARK - Despite market disruption caused by the political situation in Russia, Danish Crown Group says it has posted satisfactory results for the year....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Hog Slat Showcases European Equipment at EuroTier
GLOBAL - Having been around Hog Slat for 20+ years, I believe one of our biggest strengths comes from the company’s ability to take its proven equipment designs and adapt to local production methods,...
Determination of Minimal Inhibition Concentrations of Major Antibiotics for Strep suis
FRANCE - Amoxicillin is the optimal choice for the first line treatment and control of Streptococcus suis infections in pigs, report P. Butty and R. Krejci of Ceva in Libourne....
Cranswick Foods Reports Positive Earnings Momentum
UK - Among the highlights mentioned in the company's six-month results are the approaching completion of a significant upgrade to its fresh pork site in Norfolk....
Improved Disease Diagnostic Testing Needs Standard Lab Methods, Approved Kits
US — In conjunction with the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) and US Animal Health Association (USAHA) meetings held recently in Kansas City, Missouri, experts talked...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
European Campaign for the Responsible Use of Veterinary Antibiotics
EU - Zoetis has pledged its support for European Antibiotic Awareness Day, an initiative to encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in people and animals....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Genus Results Boost from Good Performance in Americas
GLOBAL - Genus PIC reports strong performance in the Americas following the acquisition of Génétiporc and Birchwood Genetics, and results in Europe similar to last year. ...
Tackle Boar Taint and Control Unpleasant Odours
THE NETHERLANDS - With regulations ahead restricting castration of male pigs in a number of countries, Hypor is working on the selection of boars with a reduced incidence of boar taint....
Zoetis Board Authorises Share Re-purchase Programme
US - The Board of Directors of Zoetis has authorised a $500-million share re-purchase programme as part of its capital allocation plans. ...
Income Rise at Tyson Despite Lower 4th-Quarter Pork Sales
US - US meat and food processing giant Tyson Foods has seen net income rise from $778 million last year to $864 million in 2014....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Pork Commentary: EuroTier Report
GERMANY - Last week we attended EuroTier in Hannover Germany, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc. ...
Monday, November 17, 2014
EuroTier 2014: Farmers Face Their Challenges
GERMANY - EuroTier 2014 has far exceeded expectations, attracting 156,000 trade professionals, around 30,000 of whom came from outside Germany....
Stunning 3D Chalk Art Captures Changing Perceptions of Diagnostics
US - During the recent American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians/U.S. Animal Health Association meetings in Kansas City, Missouri, Thermo Fisher Scientific brought to life a new way...
Friday, November 14, 2014
Zoetis to Lead UK Project on Analysis of Pig Health, Welfare
UK - Zoetis is to lead a US$3-million project funded by Agri-Tech Catalyst Award from Innovate UK, the UK’s Innovation Agency into the use of analytics to help pork producers improve pig herd wellness...
Clinical Efficiency of Vetrimoxin LA in Control of Early Mortality in Suckling Piglets
CZECH REPUBLIC - Vetrimoxin LA administered to suckling piglets 24 hours after birth decreased significantly the mortality in the pre-weaning period from almost 15 per cent to 9.7 per cent, according to...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Feed Sows According to Reproductive Stage
US - Sows require significantly different nutrients in gestation and lactation. Depending upon stage, consumption per sow varies from four pounds per day to more than 20 pounds per day, according to Purina...
Pork Commentary: EuroTier
GERMANY - We're heading to Euro Tier, the largest exhibition of livestock and poultry, which is held every two years in Hanover, Germany, writes Jim Long, President - General Director Genesus Inc....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
EUROTIER: Forum for 21st Century Animal Husbandry
GERMANY - On the first day of EuroTier 2014 in Hanover yesterday, the head of the German Agricultural Society, DLG, said the trade show had attracted 2,360 exhibitors from 49 countries, with a strong attendance...
Sustainable Agriculture in Ghana with the NFU
GHANA - President of the National Farmers Union of the US, Roger Johnson, is in the Republic of Ghana to discuss the history of NFU and the development of cooperatives in the United States at the National...
Animal Welfare Plays an Important Role in Sustainable Development
GLOBAL - Animal production and animal welfare are inextricably linked with ethical, political, economic, environmental and social issues, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Award for Sunnyside Colony of Manitoba
CANADA - Hypor recognises one of its many customers – Sunnyside Colony of Manitoba....
Outdated Energy Sources Cost British Farming Sector £300 Million
UK - A new report reveals that the British farming sector wastes £300 million each year by using outdated off-mains energy sources....
 
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