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24 April 2015
US Hog Markets
US - Easter is in the rear view mirror, and cash hogs should start to move higher as we head into summertime hog slaughter numbers, write Allan Bentley and Dr Joe Carr of Genesus....
23 April 2015
Breathe Easy - Ceva Supports Swine Practitioners to Improve Pig Respiratory Health
EUROPE - One hundred and forty expert swine veterinarians from all over Europe attended a practical symposium organized by Ceva to help reduce respiratory disease in pigs....
Breathe Easy:Ceva Supports Vets Improve Swine Respiratory Health
FRANCE - Around 140 expert swine veterinarians from all over Europe attended a practical symposium organised by Ceva to help reduce respiratory disease in pigs at the European Symposium for Porcine Health...
BRF Agrees Joint Venture to Access UK Foodservice Sector
EU - Brazil-based meat processor, BRF, has entered into a joint venture with Invicta Food Group in the UK in order to strengthen its service offering and presence in the crucial UK market as well as Ireland...
22 April 2015
MSD Animal Health to Present Important New Data at the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management
EUROPE - MSD Animal Health is presenting the results from more than 35 studies at the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) in Nantes, France from 22 to 24 April 2015. ...
21 April 2015
US Pork Exports Down 10 Per Cent: A Small Miracle
US, CANADA & CHINA - US pork exports were 10 per cent lower in February compared to a year before, writes Jim Long, CEO of Genesus in his Pork Commentary. ...
20 April 2015
EU and Spanish Hog Markets
EU and SPAIN - From 17 to 21 March, Genesus attended the 12th FIGAN 2015 (International Trade Fair), held at the Zaragoza Fairgrounds. The show was very well attended by people from the industry and this...
IPPE Ranked in Top 50 US Trade Shows
US - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has been recognised as one of the Top 50 US trade shows....
17 April 2015
What to Expect on Innovation
THE NETHERLANDS - Hypor explains the importance of Innovation in its balanced approach to pig genetics....
MSD Animal Health Launches Vaccination Device for Pigs
GLOBAL - MSD Animal Health has announced the launch of the IDAL® 2G vaccination device for pigs....
Zoetis Appoints Paul M. Bisaro to Board of Directors
US - Zoetis Inc. has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Paul M. Bisaro, Executive Chairman of Actavis plc, to the company’s Board of Directors....
14 April 2015
Pork Commentary: Hog Prices Poised to Go Higher
CANADA - We expect from now into summer to see a relentless increase in Lean hog prices. Easter has passed and the subsequent short hog-marketing week is over. Packers will have full week activities until...
Cranswick Investments Boosting Profits
UK – British pig meat and food processor Cranswick finished the year with a strong final quarter....
13 April 2015
Quarterly Earnings Increase for Cargill
US - In its latest quarterly report, Cargill's net earnings were up by one-third from the same period last year, with the largest contribution by its Animal Nutrition and Protein business....
Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in animal feed and poultry company...
10 April 2015
Viet Nam Hog Markets
VIET NAM - The market pig numbers and the demand for pork just before TET (the New Year Festival) were higher than first estimated. There was an adequate supply of pork for the holidays, write Ron Lane,...
WH Group Sees Profits
GLOBAL - The WH Group, the controlling group for Smithfield Foods and Shuanghui has seen profits rise by 88.6 per cent to $956 million over the last financial year....
09 April 2015
How to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Asian Pig Production
THAILAND - Alternatives to antibiotics in pig production were discussed at a seminar at VIV Asia 2015. Stuart Lumb reports for ThePigSite....
Osborne Acquires International Electrical Safety Certifications for the Stanfield Pig Heating Pad
GLOBAL - Osborne Industries Inc. has been awarded international electrical safety certifications on the Stanfield® Heat Pad, the company’s electric heating pad for baby pigs....
Nutriad Continues Sales Team Expansion in Europe
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - Nutriad has appointed Antonio Vila as Key Account Manager for Western Spain and Portugal. ...
Refinancing, New Investment for Smithfield Foods
US - Construction has begun on a new Smithfield Foods plant in Wisconsin as the company has announced it has refinanced its $1.025-billion credit line....
08 April 2015
Enzyme Characteristics Critical When Choosing a Superdosing Phytase
UK - Enzyme characteristics are critical when choosing a superdosing phytase, says AB Vista....
Hypor GGP Breeders Sent to Taiwan, Philippines, Sri Lanka
ASIA - Hypor has recently sent three groups of breeding pigs to Asia - to the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Taiwan....
07 April 2015
VIV Asia 2015: Business Centre for the Whole Region
THAILAND - Animal protein business leaders from every single Asian country came together at the latest VIV Asia held in Bangkok in March 2015, according to independently verified data now available for...
Pork Commentary: US Price Expectations
US - We sometimes wonder how we end up thinking as we do. It is as if we are in a different universe compared to other commentators. Last week we read after we wrote our commentary the expectations of...
Dunkin' Donuts Moves to Gestation Crate-Free Pork
US - Dunkin' Donuts has announced a new commitment to using gestation crate-free pork and cage-free eggs in its foods....
Keeping Your Herd Protected
US - There was a decline in cases of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus this past winter but producers should not let their guard down, says Harrisvaccines....
Feeding Trial Outcome with Hypor Magnus
US - The versatility of Hypor's Magnus was confirmed in a recent feeding trial, the company reports....
Hilton Commits to Stall-free Pork
GLOBAL - Hospitality chain, Hilton Worldwide, has committed to improving animal welfare in its supply chain by switching to cage-free eggs and gestation crate-free pork....
How Far Can Big Discount Supermarkets Expand?
UK - Lessons from France and Germany can show us the future of supermarkets such as Aldi and Lidl, say analysts from BPEX....
 
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