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12 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Germany Identifying, Assessing Risks of Food Contaminants as Early as Possible
GERMANY - Dioxins, mineral oils, perfluorinated substances - not only do people not obtain important nutrients with their food, they also ingest undesirable substances which can affect health when taken...
04 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pig Herd Stabilising
GERMANY - Following the marked decline in the German pig herd during 2016, provisional figures from the May pig census now indicate that numbers are stabilising, reports Bethan Wilkins, AHDB analyst....
08 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Germany Germany to Resume Pig Exports to China
GERMANY - Germany had been the largest supplier of fresh and frozen pork to China and was also the second largest supplier of offal, reports Duncan Wyatt, lead analyst at AHDB....
16 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Germany Study: Foods for Radioactive Substances Under Analysis
GERMANY - "Even though radiation emitting radioactive elements like uranium are only contained in small quantities in food, their chemical properties and radioactivity could pose a risk if they are ingested...
10 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Germany Growing Feed Industry Demand Being Met Through Organic Starches
GERMANY - The German organic industry is booming, with organic farming playing a key role in the food and agriculture industries. So much so that in 2017 the federal government is expected to invest €20...
13 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pig Meat Demand Under Pressure
GERMANY - Consumer demand for pig meat in Germany has been under considerable pressure in the last five years. Recent data published by the German market information agency, AMI, indicates it is taking...
10 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pig Breeding Herd Continues to Contract
GERMANY - Provisional figures from the November census indicate that, at 27.3 million head, the German pig herd had fallen by 1 per cent relative to the same point in 2015....
22 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Pork Commentary: EuroTier 2016
GERMANY - Writing this on the plane returning from Eurotier, held in Hannover, Germany. Massive is the best word to describe Eurotier. 2200 Exhibitors – swine, poultry, and dairy. Held every two years,...
07 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany SonicClean: Ultrasonic Waves Against Biofilm
GERMANY - Big Dutchman presents a new cleaning system for the liquid feeding of pigs...
03 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany 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....
02 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany OptiSec: New Slurry Drying Procedure Shows Convincing Results
GERMANY - On the occasion of EuroTier 2016, Big Dutchman presents a new procedure for residue treatment in pig production called OptiSec slurry drying system. ...
01 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany 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
Pig Industry News from Germany 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
Pig Industry News from Germany 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
Pig Industry News from Germany PowerBox: First Off-Grid Power Supply for Livestock Farmers
GERMANY - At this year’s EuroTier in Hanover, Germany, BD PowerSystems will present a trendsetting innovation for the energy supply of livestock buildings: With the PowerBox, farmers gain complete self-sufficiency...
20 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany New EasySlider Offers Individual, Computer-Controlled Feeding in Sow Management
GERMANY - Optimising the feed supply is a central factor for economic success in sow management. A computer-controlled dosing device for farrowing pens that Big Dutchman recently introduced to the market...
19 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany MagixX: Exhaust Air Treatment Makes Pig Farm Smell Like the Woods
GERMANY - "This barn houses 1,000 pigs – and the exhaust air smells like the woods!" farmer Arno Usselmann from Bersenbrück in Northern Germany says happily about his Big Dutchman exhaust air washer...
18 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Big Dutchman Takes Over Distribution, Development of CulinaCupLine
GERMANY - The successful piglet feeding system CulinaCupLine, devised by the feed producer Bröring from Dinklage, Germany, will be distributed and developed by the world market leader for piglet equipment,...
04 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Germany Reports Further Drop in Animal Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - Germany has once again reduced the amount of antibiotics used in animal agriculture, according to the latest government data....
22 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Hypor Maxter Outperforms Top Boars in Feed Gain and Carcass Quality According to Recent Field Trial
GERMANY - Hypor Maxter, the fastest growing Piétrain globally, is now also outperforming top boars in carcass quality according to a recent trial at LWK Niedersachsen, Germany....
26 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Closed to Risk: How One Pig Farmer is Managing Price Volatility
GERMANY - Creating a closed system has helped one German pig producer reduce costs and limit risks to his farm, making sure his business is sustainable for the next generation....
24 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pork Exports Register Steady Growth
GERMANY - Exports of fresh and frozen pork from Germany grew slightly in the first six months of the year, up four per cent to 886,000 tonnes....
22 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Big Dutchman Takes Over Pig Equipment Supplier
GERMANY - The Big Dutchman group, based in Vechta-Calveslage, Germany, has acquired the PAL-Bullermann group including their exhaust air treatment division I.U.S....
07 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pig Herd Continuing to Decline
GERMANY - Provisional figures from the May pig census show that the number of pigs in Germany fell by 4 per cent since May 2015, to 27 million head....
17 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Zinc Deficiency in Animal, Human Diets Should be Avoided
GERMANY - New research carried out by the Chair of Animal Nutrition at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has found that even minimal zinc deficiency impairs digestion, albeit without any typical...
03 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pork Exports Modestly Down in First Quarter
GERMANY - Exports of fresh/frozen pork from Germany fell slightly in the first quarter of 2016, down 6 per cent to 419.3 thousand tonnes, when compared with the same period a year earlier....
22 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Pig Waste Converted into More Useful Products in Pilot Plant
GERMANY - In regions with intensive livestock production, manure management is a problem, but a new plant presenting research results this June is showing promise in converting manure into useful products....
13 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Reducing Food Waste Could Help Mitigate Climate Change
GERMANY - About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows....
02 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Supports Independent PCV2 Research
GERMANY - For the ninth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has funded independent European research projects related to Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) infection and associated diseases. Over the...
13 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pig Numbers at Lowest Since 2011
GERMANY - Provisional figures from the November pig census show that the number of pigs in Germany had fallen 3 per cent since last November to 27.5 million - the lowest level seen since 2011....
 
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