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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?...
01 November 2017
Improving Hygienic Conditions One Way to Reduce Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - Reducing the use of antibiotics on-farm doesn't happen in a day. Rather, it's a philosophy change in farm management, according to Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn, professor at the University of Madrid....
30 October 2017
Nutriad USA expands sales team
A global leader in feed additives solutions for livestock and aquaculture, NUTRIAD has once more strengthened its commercial team in the USA by adding commercial talent to its organization. ...
Zoetis: October consumer pulse
Over this two-week period, farming methods received the highest conversation volume on social media with 15,369 mentions out of 48,772 for the entire profile....
27 October 2017
Zoetis Influence Feed - October 2017
Every 2 weeks the team at Zoetis share the Top 5 Influencer Topics in the agriculture industry. ...
26 October 2017
AAVLD and Thermo Fisher Scientific Announce Recipients of Innovation in Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine Grant Program
US - The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) today announced the recipients of Innovation in Veterinary Diagnostic Medicine Grant Program in support of innovation in veterinary...
RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness adds pork and poultry expert to Animal Protein team
On Monday October 24th 2017, Rabobank announced the expansion of its RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness team with the addition of Christine McCracken as Executive Director, Animal Protein. McCracken will...
LAMMA 2019 to move to the NEC
LAMMA, the Lincolnshire Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Association, are set to move the UK’s largest agricultural machinery event to the NEC (National Exhibition Centre) as of January 2019....
Genesus Global Market Report: R&D is what makes Genesus competitive
Genesus Inc. has one focus; developing the best swine genetics. ...
Nutriad hosts technical seminar Poland
Multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD hosted a major conference for industry professional and business partners in Poland this month. An interactive programme included a wide range of technical...
Genesus Global Market Report: US Market
We have been chewing through a lot of pigs and the cash hog market have rebounded in the face of those numbers. In return, we have also seen futures increase....
25 October 2017
Cargill, Diamond V to Join Forces to Create Leading Natural Animal Health, Nutrition Business
US - Responding to growing consumer preferences for natural and wholesome food production, Cargill this week announced it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Diamond V, a leading global provider...
GenoTube Offers Extended Life for Diagnostic Samples
ANALYSIS - Looking for a better way to collect and deliver diagnostic samples to the laboratory? Thermo Fisher Scientific's GenoTube is a non-invasive nasal swab for collection of DNA or RNA from animals....
24 October 2017
How 50 swine vets plan to manage seasonal respiratory disease in the new VFD era
Fall is here and with it comes fickle weather, dramatic swings in day-night temperatures and, of course, seasonal flare-ups of respiratory disease in swine herds....
What PED taught us about handling future disease outbreaks
The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreak that devastated many US hog farms over the past 4 years served as a wake-up call for the pork industry to be more vigilant against foreign animal diseases....
Dietary alternatives to antibiotics show mixed results in ISU research review
Given the task to find and review research on dietary alternatives for sub-therapeutic antibiotic growth promotants, Wes Schweer and a team of pork-industry experts didn’t know what to expect. ...
Genesus Global Market Report: China market report 16th October 2017
During the summer months we visited many companies and an overall trend is the continued talk about Meat Quality. China is still grading with a system that North America did 30 to 40 years ago where the...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: US cash hog prices continue price surge
The October price miracle continues with cash hogs 53-54% lean jumping to 64.41c; up about $ 22 a head in the last two weeks....
Nutriad sponsors FENAVI Congress Colombia
The responsible use of antimicrobials in poultry production was the main theme of the “Encuentro Avicola de Pacifico” that recently took place in Cali, Colombia. ...
Nutriad launches portfolio in Cambodia
Belgium headquartered NUTRIAD, a global leader in feed additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture, announced the introduction of its portfolio into the Cambodian market....
23 October 2017
Cherkizovo Increases Installed Capacity for Production of Mixed Feeds
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group, Russia's largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer, announced on Friday that it has expanded its mixed feeds production capacity....
18 October 2017
Standardizing Diagnostics to Battle Emerging Swine Diseases
ANALYSIS - A lesson learned from the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) outbreak in 2013 was that the US swine industry must do a better job at communicating across the industry, and the first step...
Hypor Libra* shines brightly
How do you improve on the world’s most balanced sow? The short answer is simple: Reach for the Star....
We discuss strategy and advanced technological solutions with Hipra
On the occasion of the updating of its website, Javier Sanz, HIPRA’s Marketing Director, talks to us about the strategy and the advanced technological solutions that the company has developed in the...
17 October 2017
16 October 2017
Genesus Global Market Report: Hog Market in Europe and Spain
Since last report, from August to date the price has fallen by 0.252 € / Kg, to 1,183 € / kg live weight. While weights have risen to 110.17 kg, is 5.83 kg more than then....
Cranswick Supports Porkstock 2017
UK - Cranswick, Headline Sponsors of Porkstock 2017, challenged students from Wayland Academy in Norfolk to design their own winning sausage flavours. ...
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