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27 September 2016
Pig Producers can Maximise Xylanase Benefits Through Understanding its Mechanisms
GLOBAL - Recent swine trials have shown that xylanase introduction early in the nursery period and fed through to slaughter increases overall pig finisher performance....
26 September 2016
Global Market Report – South East Asia
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Paul Anderson, General Manager South East Asia, discusses the current hog market situation in South East Asia....
Dr Murray Receives 2016 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award
US - Deborah Murray, DVM, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Allen D. Leman Science in Practice Award. Zoetis presented the award to Dr Murray at the 2016 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference which is...
23 September 2016
Tonisity Px - The First Isotonic Protein Drink for Pigs
ANALYSIS – Here's something new - the first isotonic protein drink for pigs. Tonisity has recently launched its first product in the US and EU, named Tonisity Px. ...
22 September 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 3
GLOBAL - A new product is proving to be efficiant in the treatment of swine respiratory disease (SRD)....
Hypor Maxter Outperforms Top Boars in Feed Gain and Carcass Quality According to Recent Field Trial
GERMANY - Hypor Maxter, the fastest growing Piétrain globally, is now also outperforming top boars in carcass quality according to a recent trial at LWK Niedersachsen, Germany....
21 September 2016
Pork Commentary: Canary in the Coal Mine?
GLOBAL - Canaries can smell poisonous gases in coal mines before humans can. Consequently, they are great safety facilitators. We don’t want to be thought of as canaries, but we sense some danger in...
20 September 2016
Pork Commentary: US Hog Prices – Down
US - The US hog industry is now hovering around breakeven with Hog Prices averaging about 61.50 cents/lb lean or 46c/ liveweight, writes Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics. ...
19 September 2016
Co-op Commits to 100 Per Cent British Bacon by May 2017
UK - UK retailer Co-op has extended its commitment to back UK farmers by pledging to sell only fresh bacon and lamb that is 100 per cent British by 1 May 2017....
16 September 2016
Latvian Meat Processor Eyes Expanded Output, Higher Sales
LATVIA - Latvia’s meat processor Forevers is aiming to increase its revenues by up to 5 per cent in 2016, the company announced following the release of its improved sales results for last year. To enable...
14 September 2016
Zoetis' Role in Pork Antibiotic Stewardship in the US
ANALYSIS - Zoetis' antibiotic stewardship platform is built on three pillars: advocate, innovate and collaborate. ...
09 September 2016
Iowa Swine Day: Last Place Award Honours Outstanding Achievement
US - AB Vista and TechMix’s Last Place Award made a welcome return to Iowa Swine Day this year, following its debut in 2015....
BIOMIN Sponsors Nutrition and Gut Health Summer Academy at Vetmeduni Vienna
AUSTRIA - Gut health is becoming increasingly important in farm animals, and throughout the first week of August, 19 young researchers and professionals working in the area of animal nutrition and animal...
08 September 2016
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 2
GLOBAL - Gamithromycin has been shown to have stronger potency against the four major pathogens causing respiratory diseases in pigs....
Nutriad Strengthens Digestive Performance Team
BELGIUM - Nutriad, Belgium based multinational feed additives producer, appointed Daniel Fernando Ramírez as Business Development Manager Digestive Performance. The digestive performance platform focuses...
06 September 2016
Fines for Not Reporting Swine Movements Expected Only in Extreme Cases
CANADA - The Manager of PigTrace Canada expects recently introduced fines for non-compliance of swine movement reporting requirements to only be levied in extreme cases following repeated warnings, writes...
MSD Animal Health Supports Young Veterinarian in Tropical Animal Health Research
ETHIOPIA - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) today announced it will sponsor veterinarian, Wudu Temesgen Jemberu, who will present data on the economic impact of Foot...
BIOMIN Introduces 7th Center for Animal Nutrition
AUSTRIA - BIOMIN has recently introduced its seventh Center of Applied Animal Nutrition (CAN)—this time in Tulln, Austria. In vivo research will focus on piglet and broiler nutrition....
Pork Commentary: Russia Roadtrip Week One
RUSSIA - This past week we were in Russia. Interesting time for sure. The Russia industry protected by limited pork imports is having a good run. Prices are around 110 rubles a kilogram currently or 70¢...
05 September 2016
Increased Focus on Biosecurity During Manure Application Successful in Helping Maintain Control of PED
CANADA - The President of Precision Pumping, says livestock manure applicators have stepped up their attention to biosecurity in the wake of the arrival of PED in North America, writes Bruce Cochrane....
02 September 2016
New CEO Hopes to Turn Tulip Around
DENMARK - Steve Francis has been appointed as the new CEO of Tulip Ltd. He brings with him extensive experience from the meat industry and of restructuring and turning around manufacturing companies....
31 August 2016
ADM Debuts Customisable Feed Solutions Platform at 2016 Farm Progress Show
US - ADM Animal Nutrition™, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), has launched a new customisable feed solutions platform for livestock producers that helps animals adapt to nutritional...
Zoetis to Sponsor Postgraduate Research Fellowship at Iowa State University
US - A study at Iowa State University may give pork producers new insights on how to manage the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). A postgraduate fellow, sponsored by Zoetis, will work...
25 August 2016
The Next Step in Pig Genetic Improvement – Sequencing the PIC Genome
UK - In 2013, PIC was the first swine genetics company to utilise tens of thousands of genotypes per animal to increase annual genetic improvement across all lines and traits. ...
A New Way to Treat Swine Respiratory Disease - Part 1
GLOBAL - There is now a new product available to treat respiratory diseases in swine....
New Prestage Foods Processing Facility gets Green Light in Iowa
US - Iowa pig farmers, especially those who raise and sell their own pigs, are celebrating the news that a new pork processing facility will be built near Eagle Grove in Wright County....
22 August 2016
Danish Crown Job Losses as Decline in Pigs for Slaughter
DENMARK - A renewed decline in the supply of pigs for slaughter means there are no longer enough pigs to justify an evening shift for slaughtering pigs at Danish Crown’s slaughterhouse in Ringsted....
USA Pork Market
US - Unfortunately, we lost $10- $12 in the futures market in just 6 weeks. Using the latest hogs and pigs report numbers we are probably going to set new weekly slaughter records this fall. With that...
19 August 2016
Vaccine Solutions from AgriLabs Customized for Your Operation
ANALYSIS - The need for alternatives to antibiotics is growing, and AgriLabs is now working with producers and veterinarians to develop custom vaccine solutions that are critical to the long term health...
Animal Nutrition Advancements to be Showcased at WNC Pre-Conference Symposium
CANADA - Industry experts will share research and expertise on how to leverage tools and ingredients for animal performance and environmental benefits, at the Western Nutrition Pre-Conference Symposium...
 
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