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20 September 2018
Pig Industry News from China Genesus Global Market Report: China Market Report, Sept 2018
We just returned from 2 weeks of travel within China. ...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation CID Lines joins forces with Meratech in Russia, affirming its leading position in the hygiene chemicals sector
CID Lines, the leading Belgium-based manufacturer of cleaning and disinfection products for the agricultural, food processing and vehicle care markets, have announced the closing of its agreement with...
Pig Industry News from European Union Biomin launches Spectrum Top 50® advanced mycotoxin detection service
The new LC-MS/MS method for multi-mycotoxin analysis can determine over 50 different mycotoxins and metabolites in a single run, making it the most advanced mycotoxin detection commercially available....
19 September 2018
Pig Industry News from China Nutriad obtains ISO certifications in China
Feed Flavor International (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd (FFI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, is a leading Chinese producer of palatability solutions for animal feed....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: quotations are swinging back
In the current week of slaughter, the pressure has increased again on the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market. As before, many quotations continued weakly...
18 September 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom How do the new rodenticide rules affect you?
Tougher rodenticide rules have been introduced for UK farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers on permanent baiting...
Pig Industry News from Thailand VIV Asia 2019 towards the future of Food Engineering
The show fills up the whole BITEC in Bangkok with more than 1250 exhibitors representing all species and sectors of the value chain....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom £3m support scheme launched to reduce air pollution from farming
The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) partnership has launched a new £3 million programme to reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture today (18 September, 2018)...
17 September 2018
Pig Industry News from Malaysia Penang pig farmers held accountable for pollution scare
Malaysian government has warned local pig production units that action is being taken against those that continue to discharge untreated pig waste into the sea...
Pig Industry News from United States “At The Meeting” highlights potential impacts of African swine fever
In a special edition of "At the Meeting", experts are consulted about the spread of African swine fever, what makes it such a challenging virus to control and how countries are successfully reducing its...
Pig Industry News from Global International competition seeks breakthrough solutions for Brucellosis
Historic evidence of Brucellosis and its continued threat to livestock in the developing world has prompted the US $30m Brucellosis Vaccine Prize competition ...
16 September 2018
Pig Industry News from China VIV China opens in Nanjing
This evening is the opening of VIV China 2018, the international trade fair that runs every two years as the event covering animal production and processing from feed to food for forward-thinking businesses...
14 September 2018
Pig Industry News from Belgium Pig pest reaches the West: African swine fever confirmed in Belgium
European authorities are on high alert and emergency measures implemented as African swine fever (ASF) has been identified in wild boar in the Belgian province of Luxembourg...
Pig Industry News from United States The eye of the storm: how to protect yourself, your neighbours and your pigs when Hurricane Florence hits
As Hurricane Florence begins to move in from the coast into Carolina, it is important to follow expert advice when it comes to protecting your pigs and preparing for the storm to hit...
13 September 2018
Pig Industry News from Japan What do we know about Classical swine fever's return to Japan?
For the first time in 26 years, Classical swine fever or 'hog cholera' has been identified on a farm in Gifu city, Japan...
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian pork producers request government help in contending with trade wars
The Canadian Pork Council is calling for government intervention to help the pork sector cope with the impact of trade disputes between the United States and its key trading partners...
Pig Industry News from United States New software streamlines custom-vaccine management for livestock veterinarians
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing...
12 September 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit....
Pig Industry News from China Jim Long Pork Commentary: Where we at? Some observations
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist or ag. economist to see that USA-Canada hog market sucks....
Pig Industry News from United States Dee: African swine fever outbreak in China major threat to US pork
News that China broke with African swine fever (ASF) generated great concern for many in the US swine industry, including Scott Dee, DVM, Pipestone Veterinary Services....
Pig Industry News from Global ‘Vaccines work’ campaign to remind farmers and prescribers to invest in vaccine schemes
A new #VaccinesWork campaign running from early September to the end of October will explore the role vaccines can play in helping to protect health and welfare in all farm animal sectors, and in supporting...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: Markets under pressure – quotations going clearly down
With the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market under strong pressure, many quotations are decreasing...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Landmark agriculture bill to deliver a green Brexit
Legislation to deliver a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations after nearly half a century under EU rules is being introduced into Parliament today (12 September)...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU’s food report delivered to Britain’s politicians
The NFU has today (12 September) launched a food report, 'UK: A Nation United by Food', which will be sent to hundreds of MPs around the country to open up the discussion about the future of food in Britain...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New ‘Pick Pork’ TV ads promote quick-cook cuts
The latest £2.5 million phase of the AHDB ‘Pick Pork’ advertising campaign will hit TV screens from Monday (17 September)...
Pig Industry News from China China catapulted into chaos as 15th ASF case is identified
On the evening of 10 September 2018, China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center confirmed a new case of African swine fever (ASF), which was identified in Tongling City, Anhui Province. Up to now, Anhui...
11 September 2018
Pig Industry News from United States New 5-Quart presentation of Triamulox™ liquid concentrate eases medication storage, handling for pork producers
A water-soluble antibiotic used widely in the pork industry to treat herds for respiratory and enteric disease is now available in a five-quart bottle for easier storage and handling with less waste....
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus global technical report: Feed intake, growth and health
All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for about 55-65% of the total cost. So improvement of feed efficiency has always been a priority in pig breeding and selection...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Nutriad opens refurbished UK office
Global feed additive leader Nutriad, recently opened its refurbished and renovated offices in Chester (UK), home of the paltability centre of excellence for the global group. ...
 
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