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02 October 2017
Right Diets, Right Volumes Critical to Peak Sow Productivity
CANADA - The Head Nutritionist with Gestal says ensuring the sow receives the right feed in the right amount is key to ensuring top performance and extended productivity, according to Bruce Cochrane....
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. ...
16 February 2017
Novus Hosts Next Generation Swine Nutritionist Council Meeting
US - Last week, Novus International hosted the inaugural meeting of the Next Generation Swine Nutritionist Council....
09 February 2017
[Webinar] Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results
GLOBAL - Watch the webinar with experts from BIOMIN and Romer Labs for an an in-depth discussion about how to successfully implement on-site mycotoxin monitoring, and recent trends in mycotoxin occurrence...
03 February 2017
Nutriad Appoints Area Managers India
INDIA - Multinational feed additive producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Anand Srivastava and Rajaram Thiyagarajan as Area Managers covering the Indian subcontinent....
20 January 2017
Big Dutchman Expands in the Asia-Pacific
GLOBAL - Big Dutchman recently expanded in three countries at the same time in the Asia-Pacific region:...
16 January 2017
CID LINES@Agriflanders 2017
BELGIUM - Meet our CID LINES team at booth 7422 of Agriflanders in Gent, Belgium!...
13 January 2017
Can Mycotoxins Effect Gastro-Intestinal Tract Function?
CANADA - Remarks by Todd Applegate, University of Georgia, United States of America at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
12 January 2017
The Effects of Emerging Mycotoxins in Livestock
GLOBAL - A recap of unregulated fungal metabolites that should be on the protein industry’s radar. ...
28 December 2016
Mycotoxins Modulate the Inflammatory Response?
CANADA - Remarks by Ana Paula Bracarense, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
21 December 2016
European Agency Recommends Zinc Oide Withdrawal
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that all veterinary medicines containing zinc oxide should be withdrawn. This decision follows an EMA conclusion that the benefit-to-risk balance...
05 December 2016
Nutriad Concludes 2016 UK & Ireland Mycotoxin Survey
UK - The Nutriad 2016 mycotoxin survey concludes that this year’s harvest of wheat in the UK and Ireland is of medium quality (>LOD but below EU recommendation levels) in terms of mycotoxin contamination...
30 November 2016
The Impact of Gut Health and Gut Integrity on Performance of Livestock Animals
CANADA - Remarks by Franz Waxenecker, BIOMIN, Austria 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....
02 November 2016
Sushi Itto Shifts to Sow Stall Free Supply Chain
MEXICO - As part of its ongoing commitment to improve sustainability in its supply chain, Sushi Itto, the leading Asian cuisine restaurant company in Mexico, has committed, through its supplier Nova Foods,...
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
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...
07 September 2016
Genomics Expose the Role of Phytogenics in Gut Health: BIOMIN
GLOBAL - Omics tools allow a deep insight into the cellular metabolism of animals, and are said to be helping BIOMIN strengthen its market position. We caught up with Franz Waxenecker, development director...
06 September 2016
MSD Animal Health Supports Young Veterinarian in Tropical Animal Health Research
ETHIOPIA - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the US and Canada) today announced it will sponsor veterinarian, Wudu Temesgen Jemberu, who will present data on the economic impact of Foot...
26 August 2016
Science to Play Key Role in Response to New Challenges in Mineral Nutrition
EU - The industry must adopt a science-based approach to re-evaluating nutrition strategies, particularly in light of proposed European Union limits on Zinc and Copper in animal feed, according to animal...
11 July 2016
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. ...
27 June 2016
For Agribusiness, Social Media Has Changed Everything Forever, Says Adrian Moss
GLOBAL - The feed and livestock industry is becoming increasingly aware of the opportunities and threats posed by social media....
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...
31 May 2016
MSD Animal Health to Present Important New Data at the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress
IRELAND - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the USA and Canada) is pleased to announce that it is proud to be a sponsor partner of the 24th International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS)...
17 May 2016
Emerging Mycotoxins: Overview and Occurrence
GLOBAL - Emerging mycotoxins are a class of compounds that are attracting increasing interest among the scientific community primarily due to their high occurrence in feed and food commodities, sometimes...
27 April 2016
Making Room for Feed Additives in Piglet Diets
GLOBAL - Organic acid use in piglet diets can be considered routine nowadays. Yet, high levels of organic acids in feed formulation take up a lot of otherwise useful space in the feed. Replacing a portion...
08 March 2016
Ceva Reports Annual Growth of 12% and Reaffirms Ambition to Enter the Global Top 5 by 2020
GLOBAL - Ceva Santé Animale has today posted growth of 11.9% constant perimeter and 10.4% at constant exchange rates for 2015 on turnover of 857 million euros. Its performance moves it up the table of...
04 December 2015
Government Committee Report Favours Move to Free-Farrowing
UK - The Government’s Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has released a new report that favours a move towards free farrowing systems....
20 October 2015
Merck Animal Health to Sponsor 2015 FFA National Convention & Expo
US - Merck Animal Health today announced its sponsorship of the 2015 National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Convention & Expo, which will be held Oct. 28-31 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville,...
07 November 2014
UK-designed Farrowing Pen Attracts Worldwide Interest
UK - A pioneering pig birthing pen designed and created by a Staffordshire farmer is now being sold across the globe, it has been revealed. ...
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