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06 June 2017
China Takes Major Step Forward to Improve Pig Welfare
CHINA - China took a major step forward to improve the welfare of pigs on Monday, 5 June....
26 February 2017
2016 BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey Results for Swine Feed
GLOBAL - Mycotoxins are known to have a broad range of negative effects on animals. These secondary metabolites produced by fungi infect all types of grains, and are produced either on the field following...
10 February 2017
Ceva Santé Animale Confirms its Circle of Virtuous Growth in 2016
GLOBAL - 2016 was a year of sustained organic growth and major acquisitions. Consolidated sales reached €912m as the Ceva Group continued to achieve double-digit growth, cementing its position as the...
30 January 2017
Replacement of Acid Components in Pig Diets
GLOBAL - At EuroTier 2016, Dr Attila Kovács, Global Product Line Manager Acids highlighted how to effectively reduce the acid component of swine diets using an innovative acid-based feed additive. His...
19 January 2017
Job Clip - Managing Director
GLOBAL - Hannes talks about being a Managing Director at BIOMIN....
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. ...
11 January 2017
Mycotoxin Testing – From Multi-Toxin Analysis to Metabolomics
CANADA - Remarks by Rudolf Krska, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
10 January 2017
Fostera® PCV MH Now Offers Increased Duration of Immunity
US - Latest study demonstrates at least 23 weeks DOI against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae....
22 November 2016
Key Takeaways on Mycotoxins: 2016 World Nutrition Forum
CANADA - The 7th edition of the World Nutrition Forum recently took place in Vancouver, Canada, one of the most livable places in the world, surrounded by stunning nature. The event counted over 800 participants...
07 November 2016
SonicClean: Ultrasonic Waves Against Biofilm
GERMANY - Big Dutchman presents a new cleaning system for the liquid feeding of pigs...
03 November 2016
EstrusControl: New Tool Reliably Analyses the Heat Cycle of Sows
GERMANY - Checking gilts for heat is time-consuming and therefore often an issue on pig farms....
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
WNF 2016 - Conference Day 1
CANADA - A recap of the lectures held at conference day 1 during the World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver....
WNF 2016 - Conference Day 2
CANADA - A recap of the lectures held at conference day 2 during the World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver....
26 October 2016
Most Successful Animal Health Vaccine of All Time Reaches Milestone of Two Billion Pigs Being Protected
GERMANY - Worldwide over two billion pigs have been protected against Porcine Circovirus Disease using Ingelvac CircoFLEX®; the vaccine contributes to sustainable production and supply of healthy, nutritious...
25 October 2016
Hutterite Colony Sees Drastic Improvement in Production After Switching to Hypor Sows
US - The Millerdale Hutterite colony in South Dakota has made significant improvements in production on their 1,900-head hog operation after switching to the Hypor sow in 2015....
13 October 2016
Nutriad Continues to Invest in USA
US - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, that opened its’ new USA production facility in Hampshire (IL) less than one year ago, continues to invest in the American market....
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...
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....
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....
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...
14 June 2016
Nutriad Supports IPVS 2016 in Ireland
UK - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, headquarter in Belgium, exhibited at the IPVS Conference in Dublin (Ireland) from 7th to 10th June and supported the event as a Gold Sponsor. ...
13 June 2016
Nutriad Introduces MYCOMAN®: Mobile App for Mycotoxin Management
GLOBAL - Mycotoxins in cereal crops affect the health and performance of animals all around the world. Changing quality and availability of raw materials lead to an increasing need for efficient ways of...
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...
09 March 2015
Sow Behaviour, Lameness Study Wins Pork Innovation Award
AUSTRALIA - This year’s Australian Pork Limited (APL) sponsored Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry was won by Queensland researcher Tracey Muller....
10 February 2015
Improving Sow Longevity May Improve Productivity
US - A professor with the University of Minnesota says that by increasing the longevity of the sow, pork producers have an opportunity to improve productivity and profitability, writes Bruce Cochrane....
18 December 2014
Studies on Rubber Floor, Pig Welfare Inconclusive
EU - After examining three studies on the effects of rubber slats as , the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reports it is unable to draw clear conclusions regarding the impact on pig welfare....
15 December 2014
New Flooring Design Reduces Pig Lameness
CANADA - An animal science professor with the University of Manitoba is confident changes in the design of concrete slatted flooring will help reduce lameness among group housed sows and cut costs associated...
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