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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Testimonial from Maple Creek Lane on Absolute Swine Catheters
US - The site manager of Maple Creek Lane describes his experiences of using Absolute AI catheters from the Absolute Swine Insemination Company, LLC (ASIC)....
Pork Commentary: USA - 1 March Hog and Pigs Report
US - The USDA released the 1 March "Hogs and Pigs" report last Friday, writes Jim Long....
World Feed Enzyme Market Value Estimated at US$1 Billion
GLOBAL - According to recent analysis carried out by AB Vista, the global market for non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) and protease enzymes is considerably larger than previously recognised - at around US$550...
Genesus Announces Opening of Canadian Centre of Gene Transfer
CANADA - Garth Braun General Manager has announced the opening of the Canadian Centre of Gene Transfer. ...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Viet Nam: Hog Markets
VIET NAM - Ron Lane, Business Director for Asia Pacific and Meggie Vo, Genesus Representative, provide the latest update on the hog market in Viet Nam....
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Prevent Contamination of Liquid Feed and Keep Pigs Healthy
GLOBAL - Hygiene is a key priority in liquid feed installations, says CID Lines. ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Pork Commentary: Hog Market – Beyond Belief
US - The Iowa–S. Minnesota lean hog price averaged $128.36 last Friday. A year ago, the price was 74 cents per pound, writes Jim Long. ...
UK Pigs Test Negative for Swine Fever
UK - BPEX has announced that samples of two pigs from Cheale Meats have come back negative for swine fever....
JBS Reports Rise in Sales, Earnings
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processing giant JBS saw consolidated net revenue reached R$92,902.8 million in 2013, an increase of R$17.2 billion, 22.7 per cent higher than in 2012....
Farmers Union Outlines Future Funding Priorities
US - Last week National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted testimony to the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations, outlining NFU’s priorities for...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Better Meat Quality with Duroc Genetics
GLOBAL - Duroc genetics contribute towards improved meat quality, according to Lorne and Vicki Tannas, swine specialists and nucleus support for Genesus farms in China....
Consumer, Commercial Food Sectors Hit ConAgra Results
US - Meat and Food processing giant ConAgra Foods saw Consumer Foods sales fall in line with expectations, and comparable operating profit flat over the third quarter of the year....
Friday, March 21, 2014
US Meat Export Federation Makes Use of Social Media
US - It has not taken long for the social media phenomenon to sweep around the world, and while it is a global tool, it has local applications, making it ideal for an organization like the US Meat Export...
Genus Announces New Non-Executive Directors
UK - Genus, a leading global animal genetics company, is pleased to announce the appointments of Prof Duncan Maskell and Lykele van der Broek to the Board as Non-Executive Directors with effect from 1...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Using Absolute Catheter in Spain
SPAIN - A testimonial letter from Gestion Veterinaria Porcina in Madrid to Absolute Swine Insemination Co (ASIC) explains the veterinarian's enthusiasm for the company's Absolute catheters....
Permission Granted for JBS Pork Plant Expansion in Kentucky
US - Approval has been granted to a controversial request by the JBS USA pork packing plant in Butchertown, Kentucky, to expand its animal bleeding and stunning building and enclose its outdoor unloading...
New Board Announced for Vion Food Group
NETHERLANDS & GERMANY - VION Food Group has presented its new Management Board, which will take up office on 1 April and work to achieve VION Food's new direction and future. ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Zoetis to Participate in Jefferies Animal Health Summit
US - Zoetis will participate in the Jefferies Animal Health Summit on Thursday 27 March at the Jefferies Conference Center in New York, NY. ...
CID Lines Receives Visit from Danish Importer
BELGIUM - CID Lines recently hosted a visit by 34 sales reps from its Danish importer, DLG....
Monday, March 17, 2014
Shuanghui Invests in Nanning Pig Project
CHINA - Chinese meat processor Shuanghui, part of the WH Group is expected to complete the construction of a new plant and distribution centre in Nanning by the end of March....
Friday, March 14, 2014
2014 PRRS Research Awards Announced
US - The 2014 Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) PRRS Research Awards were announced at the annual conference of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV). ...
Antibiotics Endgame to be Explored by Summit Panel
US - The Animal Agriculture Alliance announced today the speakers on a panel about antibiotics at its 13th annual Stakeholders Summit, themed 'Cracking the Millennial Code', to be held on 8 and 9 May 2014...
Seaboard Gets Approval for Expansion of Pig Feeding Operation
US - Seaboard Foods has been given the go ahead for an expansion of its hog feeding operation in western Kansas....
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Animal Feed Company Executives Charged with Accounting Fraud
US - The US Securities and Exchange Commission today charged an animal feed company and top executives with conducting a massive accounting fraud in which they repeatedly reported fake revenues from their...
Spain: Hog Markets
SPAIN - The EU pig meat market has been destabilised as the result of Russia's ban on pig exports from all 27 countries in the region, writes Fernando Ortiz, Genesus Ibero-America Business Development....
Meat Companies, PED Blamed for Taiwan's High Pork Prices
TAIWAN - The agriculture council has completed an investigation into the cause of a spike in pork prices, which has been blamed on a shortage of supply resulting from Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) and...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Alternative Energy Company in US Pig Manure Biogas Project
AUSTRALIA - A private Australian company is making big inroads in the USA using methane from pig manure to produce energy....
Business as Usual for Ukrainian Meat Company
UKRAINE - The Board of MHP, a leading meat company based in Kiev, says the company is operating as usual throughout the country....
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Pork Industry Environmental Stewards Honoured at Pork Forum
US - The National Pork Board has honoured four farms as recipients of the Pork Industry Environmental Stewards Award at the annual National Pork Industry Forum. ...
Manitoba Pork Supports Updated Pig Welfare Code
CANADA - The updated Code of Practice on pig welfare is just one more link in a chain of continuous improvement, says Manitoba Pork Council....
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