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24 May 2018
DanBred documents genetic gain of 5.97 EUR per finisher
Over the last three years, DanBred has generated and documented a genetic gain of € 5.97 per finisher...
How new 3D biometric identification can improve biosecurity within and between swine farms
The technology will be presented at this year's World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa...
23 May 2018
AHDB’s Pork Yearbook goes digital
A popular AHDB publication for the pig industry has for the first time entered the digital era – providing readers with greater access to a wealth of resources...
National UK BBQ Award winners announced by Q Guild of Butchers
The winners of the annual awards were announced at the national awards ceremony in Hertfordshire, England...
22 May 2018
PORK Academy seminars provide Producers on-farm insights
The Pork Checkoff’s Producer Opportunity for Revenue and Knowledge (PORK) Academy sessions will return to World Pork Expo, with seminars held 6-7 June at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines...
Modulating brooders are costing you money
While the modulating controllers are the most popular choice, initial lab tests suggested the Hi/Lo type control panels would yield significant fuel savings...
21 May 2018
Premium pig classes expected at Royal Bath & West Show
Charismatic and intelligent animals, pigs are a popular attraction at the Royal Bath & West Show. But they are not the easiest animals to exhibit, as there are usually many pigs in the ring at the same...
18 May 2018
Early PRRS vaccination helps protect pigs through slaughter
A new, single-dose vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to protect pigs from before weaning to slaughter, helping prevent secondary infections and performance...
Genesus Global Market Report: South East Asia
The current average liveweight pig price per kilo is 40,000 VND (USD 1.76) with some regions of Vietnam achieving up to 42.000 VND (USD1.84)....
Yeske: Mycoplasma elimination ‘always a good strategy’
Eliminating mycoplasma from a herd works well with a fast payback, even in hog-dense areas, according to research conducted by Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota....
17 May 2018
Hipra launches Smart Vaccination across their full range at ESPHM 2018 for total vaccination control
Hipra announces launch of Radiofrequency Identification across their full vaccine range and worlds first IOT intramuscular vaccine administration device 'HipraQnect' at ESPHM 2018, completing their Smart...
16 May 2018
Fresh approach to controlling N and P emissions
UK pig producers can now use innovative soluble tannin-based ingredients in feed as an aid to improve performance, thereby reducing nitrogen and phosphorus excretion on farm...
15 May 2018
Leading students into the future of farming
As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Hadlow College has created an innovative Vision50 campaign to address the future of farming...
Chinese scientists develop “freshness sniffer” for meat products
Chinese rocket scientists have developed mobile technology that can actively report on the freshness of a piece of meat...
14 May 2018
New guide highlights livestock opportunities for arable farmers
The numerous opportunities for collaboration between arable and livestock enterprises have been highlighted in a new guide issued by AHDB...
NFU launches Science Farm education resources
The NFU has released two new resources for teachers to bring science lessons to life through farming as part of the NFU’s recently launched education strategy for the next generation of farmers and shoppers...
11 May 2018
Impurities in FDA-approved injectible iron solutions: a response to the claims
Ceva's response to Pharmacosmos study on impurities in FDA-approved injectable Iron solutions...
Data can help improve PRRS control
Implementing metrics and utilising predictive analytics can help pork producers improve their management of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome say experts from Zoetis...
10 May 2018
Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Project expanding but needs more industry participants
The Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Program (MSHMP) closed its pathogen year on June 30, 2017. Here are highlights on PRRS from the issued report...
Genesus Global Market Report: Russia May 2018
At the time of my last report 7 weeks ago pig price was in the low 80’s Roubles per live kg. At that level some producers are losing money. At a result, imports of pigmeat from Brazil were stopped. ...
Zoetis releases results of new Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV studies
Following its launch in January, Zoetis has released the results of a series of studies around the biological properties of Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV, an innovative vaccine containing a modified live European...
09 May 2018
First pan-European UKAS accredited welfare standard raises the bar for pig welfare
In a first for pig welfare, UK-based continental meats supplier Winterbotham Darby gains accreditation for their Winterbotham Darby European Farm Partnership (EFP) pig module...
DanBred establishing multiplier in Mexico
DanBred will be establishing a multiplier in Mexico with local investors. By 2019 DanBred will have 5,000 purebred young females ready for the Mexican market...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Market report
Last week the US cash hog market continued its recent advance, with 22 days in a row of increased prices. ...
Biological control of intestinal parasites
A new Australian product on the cutting edge of scientific innovation could become a billion-dollar game-changer on a global scale for agriculture, by eliminating the losses graziers’ face from intestinal...
08 May 2018
Thermo Fisher Scientific research advances PRRS and PED diagnostics
Thermo Fisher Scientific presents results at the European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM)...
04 May 2018
Five million Coliprotec doses sold
Prevtec Microbia Inc. (“Prevtec”) is pleased to announce that five million doses of its bivalent vaccine Coliprotec® F4/F18 have been sold in the European Union (EU) since its commercial market authorisation...
03 May 2018
Opportunities abound at Pig & Poultry Fair 2018
The pig and poultry sectors have a buoyant future ahead of them, attracting many new entrants and expanding enterprises in recent years. ...
Crowd Cow introduces pork to craft meat selection
The small, independent farm marketplace now offers snout-to-tail cuts of pork to its nationwide customer base...
 
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