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Friday, July 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Methods of Detecting Salmonella in Pork Processing
DENMARK - Infections caused by foodborne microorganisms are an increasing public health burden. In a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, new methods of characterising...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Rationalises Sow Slaughterings
DENMARK - After almost six months of negotiations, a solution has now been found for Danish Crown’s sow slaughterhouse in Skærbæk....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Higher Mortality of Low-birthweight Piglets in Danish Study
DENMARK - New research shows that 60 per cent of pre-weaning piglet deaths occur in the first four days, with crushing by the sow and general small size and weakness as the main causes of mortality....
Friday, June 06, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark No Easy Alternatives to Surgical Castration of Piglets
DENMARK - Four alternatives to surgical castration of piglets were outlined by scientists from Aarhus University in a comprehensive report – the conclusion is that none of the four alternatives are easy...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Significant Boost to Organic Pig Production in Denmark
DENMARK - Larger litter sizes and an extra kilo per pig at weaning – this is what scientists are aiming for in a new project where the primary objective is to reduce piglet mortality in organic pig production...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Investigation Needed on the Effect of Glyphosate on Animal Health
DENMARK - There is a need for further investigations to clarify if glyphosate (the active compound in Roundup and similar herbicides) residues in feed may affect the health of livestock; particularly in...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Better Welfare for Danish Pigs – Naturally
DENMARK - The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries has in March 2014 entered into an agreement with the agricultural industry and other stakeholders on improving pig welfare. DCA research supports...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Rescue Plan for Slaughterhouse on Bornholm
DENMARK - The Danish Food and Allied Workers’ Union NNF and the Confederation of Danish Industry have presented a joint rescue plan for Danish Crown’s slaughterhouse in Rønne on the Danish island...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Unable to Save 190 Jobs at Bornholm
DENMARK - Given the unequivocal stand taken by the Danish Food and Allied Workers’ Union NNF, Danish Crown is now certain that it will not be possible to save the 190 jobs at the slaughterhouse on the...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Chr Hansen Offers Value Added Reducing-Sugar Release Analysis Service to Customers
DENMARK - Chr Hansen reducing-sugar release analysis quantifies the impact of BioPlus® YC dual strain bacillus on reducing-sugar content in grower-finisher diets....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Bigger Not Necessarily Bad for Pig Welfare
DENMARK – The trend for larger pig farms across Europe is not necessarily accompanied by decreased animal welfare standards, an animal science conference has been told, reports Michael Priestley. ...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark to Export Sausages to China
DENMARK - Denmark will be the first country to sell sausages and other heat-treated meat products in China....
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Solid Half-year for Danish Crown in Difficult Market
DENMARK - Despite weaker demand in Europe and lack of access to the Russian market, Danish Crown is posting an operating profit before special items on a par with the prior-year period....
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Swine Fever Scare Closes Danish Crown Plant
DENMARK - The Danish Crown slaughterhouse in Herning was closed down on Wednesday because of suspected swine fever in a pig....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Altresyn: Making Good Sow Productivity Even Better
DENMARK - Ceva’s expertise in the field of swine reproduction was put to the test with the introduction of Altresyn® in Denmark. With an average of 28.8 sold pigs per sow each year, Danish producers...
Friday, April 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Welfare Inspections Ahead for Danish Pig Farms
DENMARK - The food minister is showing his determination to improve pig welfare by announcing farm inspections to ensure that adequate rooting and enrichment material is being provided to comply with EU...
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Producers Sign up for Welfare Plan
DENMARK - Danish agriculture minister Dan Jorgensen has agreed to new pig welfare targets with producers, vets and animal welfare campaigners....
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Agreement for Improved Welfare of Danish Pigs
DENMARK - A new agreement for improving pig welfare standards has been reached between the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dan Jørgensen, and organisations with an interest in pig...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Hemp May Reduce Diarrhoea, Mortality in Young Pigs
DENMARK - Bioactive ingredients from industrial hemp will be used in new research to optimise the diets for sows and piglets, thus reducing post-weaning diarrhoea, the use of antibiotics and piglet mortality....
Friday, February 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Weaner Exports Continue to Rise
DENMARK - Pig numbers in Denmark have increased according to data from the latest census, with a two per cent rise in the breeding herd and a 10 per cent rise in maiden gilts....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Count Rises
DENMARK - Pig and sow numbers are higher in the latest count in January 2014 than one year previously....
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Research Centre Seeks New Head
DENMARK - The director of the Danish Pig Research Centre (PRC / VSP) has left his position. ...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Improving Health, Welfare of Organic Pigs
DENMARK - Organic sows and their piglets can be put out to roam on areas planted with trees. This can improve the health and well-being of the animals and is in fact also better for the environment than...
Monday, February 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark to Export Organic Pork to China
DENMARK - Friland A/S, which has been part of Danish Crown since 1999, has received approval from the Chinese authorities to export organic pig meat to the country....
Monday, January 27, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Minister to Tackle Pig Welfare in Denmark
DENMARK - The new food minister has announced he will consult with stakeholders to improve pig welfare in the country. ...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Russia Takes 40 Per Cent More Danish Pork
DENMARK - Danish pig meat exports for the January to September period were more than two per cent lower in 2013 than in 2012 but the volume destined for Russia was up by more than 40 per cent....
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Effective Danish Effort to Reduce Use of Antibiotics
DENMARK - The use of antibiotics in Danish farming has fallen by 11 per cent since 2009. This is shown by data from October 2013. In this way, Danish farmers have reached the policy objective to reduce...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown to Close Boning Plant in New Structural Plan
DENMARK - Meat processing giant Danish Crown is to close its deboning plant at Faaborg....
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danes Tackle World's Most Contagious Pig Disease
DENMARK - An international team of researchers is working to develop a new and more effective vaccine against PRRS – the most important contagious swine disease in the world – which annually costs...
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Study to Investigate Zinc, Piglet Health
DENMARK - The addition of high amounts of zinc to the diet of newly weaned pigs increases the growth rate and reduces the incidence of diarrhoea. A scientist from Aarhus University is examining the mode...
 
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