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08 May 2017
Code Changes Impact Approach to Piglet Management
CANADA - A Research Scientist with the Prairie Swine Centre says changes to Canada's Pig Code of Practice have resulted in changes to the timing of processing procedures for newly born piglets, writes...
27 February 2017
Optimum Boar Life: Improving Market Pig Profit Through the Terminal Sire
GLOBAL - PIC terminal sires are selected based on the performance-potential of their progeny in commercial grow-finish flows. ...
22 February 2017
PIC Helps to Improve Your Profit Per Sow
GLOBAL - At the end of last year, PIC conducted a series of road shows in the US. During two weeks, a team of technical experts went to various locations across the Midwest to meet with over 800 people...
13 February 2017
2017 European PRRS Research Award: Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Calls for Submissions until July 1st
EU - For the fourth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for improved control of the swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and...
23 January 2017
AB Vista to Share Economic Benefits of Latest Feed Analysis Advancements at IPPE
US - Animal nutrition technology company AB Vista will demonstrate how the latest developments in feed analysis can reduce costs at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, taking...
19 January 2017
Job Clip - Managing Director
GLOBAL - Hannes talks about being a Managing Director at BIOMIN....
16 January 2017
CID LINES@Agriflanders 2017
BELGIUM - Meet our CID LINES team at booth 7422 of Agriflanders in Gent, Belgium!...
10 January 2017
Fostera® PCV MH Now Offers Increased Duration of Immunity
US - Latest study demonstrates at least 23 weeks DOI against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae....
21 December 2016
EU Declaration to Phase Out Pig Castration is Behind Schedule
EU - A European declaration to end surgical castration of farmed pigs is far from being met according to research due to be published in the journal Porcine Health Management....
05 December 2016
Progress Report: Castration of Pigs in the EU
EU - For centuries, surgical castration has been performed on pig farms across Europe. Until recently, the procedure was performed without the use of anaesthesia or analgesia. But now, the EU has proposed...
08 November 2016
Driving the Protein Economy: Unprecedented Challenges and Opportunities
GLOBAL - Remarks by David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing, Imperial College London at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
07 November 2016
Nutriad Accelerating in the Americas
GLOBAL - Nutriad, multinational feed additives producer headquartered in Europe, continues to invest in North, Central and South America....
01 November 2016
Big Dutchman Innovation Sets New Hygiene Standards for the Feeding of Suckling Pigs
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has enhanced the well-known CulinaCup system for the feeding of suckling pigs and developed an automatic feeding system. ...
28 October 2016
EuroTier Seminar: Healthy Guts, Healthy Piglets
GERMANY - Join the EuroTier 2016 seminar & webinar in cooperation with Pig Progress, on 16 November from 12:45-14:15 CET....
26 October 2016
Kelly Coulson Joins Merck Animal Health’s Food Animal Marketing Team
US - Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce that Kelly Coulson has joined the company as Swine Marketing Manager, U.S. Food Animal Marketing. ...
WaveFeeder Trough for Foraging Promotes Typical Drive to Explore During Feeding
GLOBAL - Foraging for feed is a natural behaviour for pigs. With the WaveFeeder, Big Dutchman has developed a trough for foraging that allows pigs to combine their feed intake with their natural drive...
18 October 2016
8 Reasons to Use Broad Spectrum Mycotoxin Protection
GLOBAL - In livestock and aquaculture, feed additives are commonly used to counteract the negative effects of mycotoxins. There are many different kinds of products available on the market, the majority...
01 October 2016
Nutriad Strengthens Mexican Organization
MEXICO - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad appointed Dr. Jorge Enrique Cruz as Technical/Commercial Manager. Dr. Cruz will be responsible for sales- and technical support to Nutriad’s commercial...
06 September 2016
BIOMIN Introduces 7th Center for Animal Nutrition
AUSTRIA - BIOMIN has recently introduced its seventh Center of Applied Animal Nutrition (CAN)—this time in Tulln, Austria. In vivo research will focus on piglet and broiler nutrition....
16 August 2016
AB Vista Welcomes New Technical Sales Manager for Australasia
GLOBAL - AB Vista has expanded its global team with the appointment of nutrition expert Dr. Ken Greaney, who joins the company as technical sales manager for Australasia....
10 August 2016
Corn Quality Variation Demonstrates Benefits of NIR Analysis
GLOBAL - International data shows that variation in corn quality could be adding significant costs to the feed industry, particularly for poultry and swine producers....
26 July 2016
Many Options Available for Mitigating Pain During Painful Procedures
CANADA - The Veterinary Council with the Canadian Pork Council says pork producers have a number of effective options to choose from for managing pain in pigs during painful procedures, writes Bruce Cochrane....
01 June 2016
Nutriad Helped Sponsor 2015-2016 USA Scholarships
US - International feed additives producer Nutriad, alongside various other corporate sponsors, proudly sponsored Targeting Excellence and as such contributed to the funding of excellence awards to students...
18 May 2016
French Pork Producer Focuses on Sustainability to Meet Evolving Consumer Demands
FRANCE - In a country world-famous for its food, a small French pig producer’s strategy for meeting consistently high standards of quality, welfare and nutrition has earned it a spot on the map....
10 May 2016
Demonstration Farm Helping Pork Industry See Benefits of Pig-Castration Alternative
US - A group of 250 intact male piglets arrives at the demonstration farm ready to be the face of a new type of pork production. Beginning at approximately 25 days of age, these piglets will unknowingly...
27 November 2015
Germany Presses Ahead with Research into Alternatives to Piglet Castration
GERMANY - The German government is to spend more than €33 million on animal welfare programmes this year according to the 2015 Federal Government Animal Welfare Report....
10 June 2015
Not Castrating Organic Pigs is Not Economically Viable
DENMARK - No matter which scenario you follow, the production of organic non-castrated male pigs is less economically viable than a similar organic pig production where the males have been castrated according...
01 May 2015
Danish Pig Sector Delivering Improvements in Welfare
DENMARK - The Danish pig meat sector is forging ahead with measures to improve the welfare of pigs and also the eating quality and consumer image of the sector....
22 April 2015
Conference to Discuss the Latest in Danish Pig Welfare
DENMARK - The Danish Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries will be holding the International conference on pig welfare on the 29-30 April, with the support of the Danish Centre for Animal Welfare...
24 February 2015
European Welfare Group Calls for Action on Pig Castration
EU - Disappointed what is sees as slow progress towards a ban on castration of male piglets, Eurogroup for Animals is calling for more action by the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament...
 
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