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10 August 2016
Sustainability Commitment Brings Commercial Gains for Chilean Pig Firm
CHILE - Continuous improvement of sustainability standards has led to better yields and meat quality for one of Chile’s largest pig producers....
09 August 2016
Pork Commentary: Asia Road Trip Week Two
This past week we finished our time in Malaysia, went to Singapore and then Thailand, writes Jim Long President-CEO Genesus Inc....
Nutriad Appoints Sales Manager South America
GLOBAL - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad appointed Angela Maria Mejia Vargas as Area Manager for all South American countries outside Brazil....
08 August 2016
CEVA Progressing Path into US Swine Market
ANALYSIS - CEVA is continuing their path into the US market by building a team that brings swine industry expertise to the business, writes Sarah Mikesell. ...
CZ Veterinaria, Boehringer Ingelheim Bring Innovative Sow Vaccine to Europe
SPAIN - CZ Veterinaria (CZV) and Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health have entered into a cooperation to provide Entericolix®, an innovative sow vaccine, to the European swine vaccine market....
05 August 2016
Merck Animal Health Receives FDA Approval of Safe-Guard® AquaSol for Use in Swine
US - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside of the United States and Canada) today announced the introduction of Safe-Guard® AquaSol (fenbendazole oral suspension) for use in U.S. swine...
Zoetis Introduces TRIAMULOX™
GLOBAL - Reliable formulation of tiamulin hydrogen fumarate available to swiftly treat swine dysentery and swine pneumonia...
03 August 2016
Project Horizon Helps Producers Transition to Antibiotic Free Production
ANALYSIS - Novus International launches Project Horizon, a commitment to helping producers navigate through the transition to antibiotic-free production. ...
Nutriad Targeting Growth in Indonesia
INDONESIA - Indolivestock, which is one of the largest livestock tradeshows in the region, was held in Jakarta from 27-29 July 2016. For the first time species specific elements were incorporated; Indo...
PIC Launches New Nutrient Specifications Manual
GLOBAL - PIC is excited to introduce the new Nutrient Specification Manual. This new manual provides detailed nutritional recommendations to help producers realise the most value from pigs with PIC genetics....
01 August 2016
Pork Commentary: Asian Road Trip
MALAYSIA - We are currently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on our first leg on out Asian road trip that will also take us to Singapore, Thailand and China, writes Jim Long President –CEO Genesus....
Efficient Swine Respiratory Disease Control Requires Fast Action
IRELAND - Merial Animal Health used its presence at the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress (IPVS) in Dublin to highlight the threat of Swine Respiratory Disease (SRD) and its control in...
MSD Holds Industry Summit to Pioneer New Horizons in Preventative Healthcare
UK - An industry summit aimed at understanding current approaches to preventative healthcare in small animal practice – and opportunities for improvement – has been convened by MSD Animal Health (known...
29 July 2016
Romanian Meat Processor Launches €5 million Salami Line
ROMANIA - Romanian meat processor Agricola International Bacau has completed its investment in expanding the salami output capacity of its plant in Bacau, in the country’s east. The project was worth...
28 July 2016
How Retailers are Reducing Waste in the Pork Chain
UK - Finding ways to limit retail waste has been identified as a key part of the battle in securing food supplies for the world’s growing population. In the second of a series of articles, Voice Of Sustainable...
26 July 2016
Ceva Posts Strong Double-Digit Growth in First Half of 2016
FRANCE - Consolidated sales of the Ceva Group reached €455m at the end of June 2016, representing growth of 7 per cent versus last year +13 per cent at a constant perimeter and exchange rates....
Pork Commentary: National Pork Industry Conference Part 2
US - Last week we wrote about the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) that was held in Wisconsin and we focused on Dhamu Thamodaran of Smithfield Foods Report on Markets. This week we will give some...
Osborne Awarded Patent for Innovative Heat Pad Indicator Light
US - The US Patent and Trademark Office has recently awarded Patent No. 9,361,770, for one of Osborne Industries' newest products: the Osborne Heat Pad Indicator Light....
25 July 2016
Big Dutchman China Welcomes Two New Directors in Sales Division
CHINA - Big Dutchman China is pleased to announce two additional members to its executive team. Mr. Ron Lane joined Big Dutchman as the Director of Sales for the Pig business unit and, in addition, Mr....
Pig Producers Advised to Check Alarms Are in Working Order
UK - Pig producers are being urged to check that they have working alarm systems in place in their pig units as warmer summer temperatures could impact on their pigs' health and welfare....
22 July 2016
ADM Launches High Protein Feed Ingredient
ANALYSIS - PROPLEX DY, a new product launched by ADM Animal Nutrition at World Pork Expo, offers a source of digestible amino acids that can improve returns on their feed investment, while reducing reliance...
Big Dutchman Takes Over Pig Equipment Supplier
GERMANY - The Big Dutchman group, based in Vechta-Calveslage, Germany, has acquired the PAL-Bullermann group including their exhaust air treatment division I.U.S....
21 July 2016
Canada Hog Market
CANADA - When discussing the pork industry I’m reluctant to reference anything as easy. This is a hard game of inches and as any participant who’s has been involved for any length of time can attest...
20 July 2016
Maple Foods Bacon Production gets C$500,000 Boost
CANADA - In a move to help increase exports of Canadian pork to highly valuable international markets, the governments of Canada and Manitoba are to invest C$500,000 in an expansion project that will increase...
Pork Commentary: National Pork Industry Conference Report
US - Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) which is held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
15 July 2016
Biosecurity in Pork Production – Bio-Exclusion
GLOBAL - There are three types of biosecurity in pork production: bio-exclusion – avoiding the entry of a new pathogen; bio-management – controlling the level of pathogens already on the farm; and...
13 July 2016
China Hog Market: How are China's Pork Markets Developing?
ANALYSIS - China is a pork-based meat-eating country, when Chinese people say meat they mean pork. Other meats are described such as chicken meat, beef meat and so on, writes Alex Kovachevich, Genesus...
12 July 2016
BIOMIN Streamlines Digestarom Product Portfolio
GLOBAL - In an effort to focus on major livestock species, BIOMIN has streamlined the number of products within the Digestarom® phytogenic feed additive portfolio....
11 July 2016
Hog Slat's New Medicator Offers Practical On-Farm Solutions
US - Rated for use up to 11 GPM, the Hog Slat medicator can handle all your medicating, cleaning and vaccination needs. The fixed ratio 1:128 pump features reinforced valve support, a long lasting three-part...
PIC China and Shennong Strengthen their Long-Term Partnership
CHINA - PIC China signed a multi-year partnership agreement with Yunnan Shennong Agricultural Industry Group providing 50,000 sows for a new production pyramid. ...
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