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17 November 2017
Aptimmune launches industry’s first inactivated mucosal IAV-S
Aptimmune Biologics introduces the industry’s first inactivated mucosal influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) vaccine administered via nasal spray. ...
16 November 2017
Meeting with CIQA regarding the situation of swine animal welfare in Europe
A meeting between Zoetis and CIQA (China Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association) took place on Thursday September 21, 2017 at the 3rd China International Food and Meat Exhibition in Guangzhou....
Star Performance: Hypor Libra* Delivers Uniform Litters & More
If you could order the perfect sow, what would you ask for? A. More uniform litters B. More full value pigs C. Greater weaning capacity D. All of the above...
15 November 2017
Zoetis Influence Feed - October 2017 part 2
Every 2 weeks the team at Zoetis share the Top 5 Influencer Topics in the agriculture industry. ...
Genesus Global Market Report: Russia November 2017
The current pig Price in Russia is 94 Roubles ($1.58) per kg, this is back a little from the highs of the summer, which is typical in Russia. However, with good producers having a cost of production between...
14 November 2017
Piggery monitoring sparks Danish interest
Monitoring of piggeries in Britain has attracted interest from the Danes. Dr Sadie Douglas was asked to speak to producers about this system at the prestigious Annual Pig Congress at Herning, via live...
Novus International selects Calhoun County, Texas for manufacturing expansion
Novus International, Inc., a global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions, announced today the site selected for a new manufacturing facility proposed to be built in Calhoun County,...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Europe
For many years, North America has seen an influx of European swine genetic companies. Today Genesus stands as the last North American global swine genetic company. This in itself is mostly irrelevant as...
Genesus acquires PORC-EX France and becomes Genesus SARL
We are excited to announce Genesus has purchased Porc-Ex France....
Møllevang and PIC enter into a strategic relationship
Møllevang, an independent Danish porcine genetics company, and PIC, the porcine business unit of Genus plc and global supplier of elite porcine genetics and services, are pleased to announce they have...
13 November 2017
Biomin launches Digestarom DC: the feed converter
BIOMIN has recently introduced its innovative, next generation phytogenic feed additive, Digestarom® DC, to the Indian feed and livestock sectors as the animal nutrition firm continues its global ambition...
Farm-r develops trading platform to optimise machinery and labour efficiency
Farm-r, where machinery is traded through an online platform to capitalise on machinery efficiency, is urging farmers to look ahead and plan for capital use before Brexit takes control. ...
AusScan on the move
AusScan is gaining momentum globally, with scan numbers increasing from 2200 in the 2015 launch year to 11,882 in 2016 and on target to eclipse 22,000 scans in 2017, indicating the high value it is providing...
10 November 2017
PCV MH vaccines provide equal protection in study, but lung lesions, ADG, final weight differ
Three porcine circovirus (PCV) vaccines compared in a recent study* equally protected pigs against PCV type 2d and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, but there were some significant differences in gross lung-lesion...
How 50 swine vets plan to manage seasonal respiratory disease in the new VFD era
The pork industry has adapted to the new rules nicely, according to Chris Rademacher, DVM, swine veterinarian at Iowa State University Extension. Still, feed medications will continue to play an important...
Employee training improves piglet-survival rates
In an unusual research study, an employee-training program — Day One Pig Care via the Pork Avenue Training Portal (PATP) — focused on online training followed by tracked, in-barn verification experiences,...
Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - Powerhouses and Profits
Successful Farming (agriculture.com) recently released its Pork Powerhouses, which included the top five Canadian producers. As seen on the table below, the top five have 308,500 sows, up by 37,500 compared...
Nutriad sponsor 6th Leman China Swine Conference & World Swine Industry Expo
The 6th Leman China Swine Conference & World Swine Industry Expo was held in Nanjing City, China on November 2-4. As an industry leader for feed additives, NUTRIAD was proud to be one of the sponsors of...
09 November 2017
Regulation of the 'Family Farming' seal
Following confusion over the differentiation of products from Family Farming, the Ministry of Agribusiness of the Nation have regulated, through Resolution 330-E / 2017, the use of the seal "Produced by...
08 November 2017
Agromed appoints Japan Nutrition as distributor for OptiCell®
Agromed Austria, a leading provider of premium natural feed additives, has signed a distribution agreement with Japan Nutrition (JNC), under which they will actively market OptiCell® to the livestock...
Smithfield Foods No.1 Global Mega Producer
Program sponsored by Genesus Inc. in collaboration with National Hog Farmer...
VEPURED®, the new purified vaccine against edema disease from HIPRA
On 19th October last, HIPRA launched the new VEPURED® vaccine against edema disease. The event, which took place in Germany, was attended by over 200 specialist veterinarians from Europe and Russia....
07 November 2017
Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. Hog market continues strong
Another week of strong seasonal prices in the United States. 53-54% lean hogs 68¢ lb; a year ago, they were 50¢ lb. That’s almost $40 dollars per head higher! Who would have thought....
Getting pigs off to a good start with better gut health
Improved education of caretakers is one way pork producers can help ensure their pigs have a healthy gut and get off to a good start, Noel Garbes, DVM, technical services veterinarian, Zoetis, told Pig...
06 November 2017
European Swine Nutrition roundtable takes aim at the challenges of the Hyperprolific Sow
Modern sows are now more productive than ever before due to tremendous advancements in the industry, but this new generation of sows brings a new set of challenges that require innovative nutrition and...
Nutriad partners with research insiitutes in Brazil
Belgium headquartered multinational NUTRIAD, manufacturer of specialty feed additives for livestock and aquaculture, announced it engaged into strategic partnerships with leading universities in Brazil:...
03 November 2017
Is your hog farm prepared to navigate quarantines in a FAD outbreak?
Each year, approximately 25% of all the pork produced in the US is exported to other countries. Imagine if access to those markets closed abruptly. That’s the scenario pork producers would face if a...
Global Market Report: Mexican pork market
Last week we attended Mexican Pork Producers Congress organized by one of the Mexican Pork Producers Association OPORPA....
02 November 2017
Accurate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae diagnosis challenging but essential
The diagnosis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) infection remains challenging but can be made with confidence when a systematic approach is applied and the clinical picture aligns with laboratory tests,...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Game changer!
We were extremely happy this week, when we read the new proposed Standards for Grades of Pork Carcass from U.S.D.A. Why so happy?...
 
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