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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...
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...
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...
10 May 2018
Heavy metal impurities found in 94 percent of tested injectable irons for piglets
New data shows concentrations of arsenic, chromium and/or lead exceeding the permitted daily exposure limit for humans in 15 of 16 widely used injectable iron products for baby pigs...
09 May 2018
Maximising colostrum intake at birth improves finishing performance
Pig Health Today discuss how colostrum intake can impact upon finishing performance and how to increase colostrum intake....
02 May 2018
The important role of diagnostics in controlling PRRS in Europe
The recent launch of Suvaxyn PRRS MLV, an innovative vaccine by Zoetis containing a modified live European Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus strain, is helping to raise awareness...
AB Agri named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces
AB Agri Limited has been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the latest Great Place to Work survey...
01 May 2018
Nutriad presents pig additive solutions in China
Belgium headquartered feed additives producer Nutriad, a leader in species specific solutions for health and nutrition, participated in the China Feed Exhibition held from April 17-20 in Changsha. ...
30 April 2018
US pork: Safeguarding natural resources
In light of a recent court ruling in North Carolina regarding hog production, the National Pork Board is sharing the strong record the US pork industry has on the environment and sustainability efforts....
Farm animal welfare: New report tackles challenging issues
The newest CAST publication provides information and insights about the scientific, ethical and economic aspects of farm animal welfare....
27 April 2018
Weighing up pork production priorities
Addressing pork producers in Western Australia last week at WAPPA’s annual Pig Day Out, Pork CRC CEO Roger Campbell said increasing carcass weight was perhaps the greatest opportunity for productivity...
26 April 2018
Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market
CALGARY, ALBERTA — New speciality market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available...
Schothorst Feed Research announces improved International Feeds & Nutrition Course
LELYSTAD, the Netherlands - 26 April 2018 - This years’ Feeds & Nutrition Course has been adapted to recent market developments and suggestions from former participants. The course is designed to give...
25 April 2018
EU guidelines boost former foodstuffs industry
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s publication of ‘Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption’....
23 April 2018
Nutriad launches Delistart at Ildex Vietnam
At Ildex Vietnam 2018, feed additive specialist Nutriad unveiled a new product from its’ world leading palatability range. Delistart® is a piglet feeding concept that links quick feed to starter feed,...
The Pork Expo Africa 2018
Pork Expo Africa is Africa’s largest pig/pork industry-specific trade show that brings together pig producers, input manufacturers/traders, pork/pig traders, consumers and industry professionals from...
13 April 2018
BSAS 2018: Pig nutrition expert becomes BSAS president
One of the UK’s leading experts in pig and poultry nutrition has been elected as the new President of the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS)....
12 April 2018
NFU Fodder bank
The NFU is relaunching its Fodder Bank to help members find animal feed for their farms, or sell any surplus to assist others, after wet weather has seen farmers in many parts of the country experience...
11 April 2018
Important issues drive agenda for Canada's leading animal nutrition conference
OTTAWA, Ontario, 11 April 2018 - There's still time to register for the 2nd Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada from 2-3 May in Edmonton...
Dry grape extracts to optimise vitamin E in animal nutrition
The vitamin E market is going through a very serious context of stretched supply, possible shortage and price issues. ...
10 April 2018
Volta Mega Pork Fair 2018
Efua Okai reports on the Volta Mega Pork Fair, based in Ho, Ghana, and explores the alternative feed supplements being used by modern-day Ghanaian farmers....
09 April 2018
Nutriad presents research data at World Mycotoxin Forum
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, a leading expert in practical solutions for Mycotoxin Management, sponsored the 10th World Mycotoxin Forum that took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands....
06 April 2018
Great new products at the British Pig & Poultry Fair
It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. But innovators in the pig and poultry sectors are constantly pushing the boundaries to improve animal health, welfare and efficiencies. Attracting...
05 April 2018
Beware of mycotoxins even without visible mould
Lallemand Animal Nutrition talks about the importance of recognising spoilage in silage stores and taking necessary precautions to avoid mycotoxin contamination....
02 April 2018
Prebiotics and probiotics boost pig growth and health
Abstract: Dr Fausto Solis de los Santos discusses the use of prebiotics and probiotics in enhancing the gastrointestinal tracts of pigs to encourage more efficient feed conversion. ...
29 March 2018
SusPig: how sustainable is your pig feed?
SusPig, a three-year project coordinated under a European Research Area Network, looks to test the efficiency and sustainability of pig production systems with a focus on alternative pig feeds....
Nutriad presents at PP&DFA Asia
Belgium headquartered Nutriad, global leader in feed additive solutions for livestock and aquaculture participated with species -and product application experts in the Pig, Poultry and Dairy Focus Asia...
27 March 2018
Checkoff collaboration boosts farm-level research
The National Pork Board has announced a new collaboration with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to support a competitive research program to improve pig health, productivity and well-being....
26 March 2018
Your mycotoxin mitigation strategy
After the recent conclusion of the 10th World Mycotoxin Forum, Trouw nutrition discusses the importance of an effective mycotoxin mitigation strategy....
21 March 2018
Lallemand Animal Nutrition joins Neovia’s “Farm of the Future” network
Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces it is joining the Neovia “Farm of the Future” network as an “Innovative Company"....
 
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