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11 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Reduce PRRS, Improve Health With Vaccination Programme Change
NETHERLANDS - A change in vaccination programme has been shown to help improve health and reduce PRRS on farms in the Netherlands....
10 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Netherlands PCV2 Vaccination Beneficial to Piglet Health
NETHERLANDS - Is is almost always beneficial to vaccinate pigs with the CIRCOVAC vaccination, even when only low clinical symptoms are observed, explained a veterinarian working in the Netherlands....
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Pork Exports Declined in Q3 2016
NETHERLANDS - Fresh/frozen pork volumes exported from the Netherlands were back 6 per cent on the 2015 figure during the first nine months of 2016, at 610 thousand tonnes....
04 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Pork Exports Fall Back Slightly
NETHERLANDS - Overall Dutch fresh/frozen pork export volumes were back 1 per cent relative to last year during the first half of 2016, at 419,000 tonnes....
12 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Pork Exports Down in Q1 2016
NETHERLANDS - Export volumes of fresh/frozen pork were down in the first quarter of 2016, by 8 per cent, to 185,000 tonnes....
06 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Housefly Larvae: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Soy in Animal Feed?
NETHERLANDS - The animal feed industry is looking for alternatives to environmentally harmful ingredients such as soybean meal and fishmeal, and researchers from Wageningen University are looking into...
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Screening for Colistin Resistance Will Soon be Advisable
NETHERLANDS - The first case of transferable colistin resistance (mcr-1) in bacteria from livestock and humans was reported in China towards the end of last year. ...
25 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Using Fewer Antibiotics Does Not Affect Overall Profit, Dutch Pig Farmers Find
NETHERLANDS - At a recent closed meeting in Amsterdam, European Ministers of Health and Ministers of Agriculture met to discuss the “One Health” approach. Minister for Agriculture Martijn van Dam highlighted...
11 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Netherlands 10,000 Pigs Die in Dutch Factory Farm Fire
NETHERLANDS - At least 10,000 pigs have died in a fire at a massive pig farm in Oirschot near Eindhoven. The fire started in the early evening in one of three barns at the farm and quickly spread to a...
05 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Pork Exports to Non-EU Countries Increasing
NETHERLANDS - Dutch pork exports from January to September increased by 8 per cent to 638,700 tonnes, compared to the same period in 2014....
03 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Renames Animal Nutrition Research Division, Doubles Investment
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco announces that its global animal nutrition research centres will be renamed to Trouw Nutrition R&D. This change is part of the strengthening of its global animal nutrition activities...
30 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Partnerships, Innovation Bridge Global Food Supply Gap
NETHERLANDS - To meet the challenge of supplying the food needs of a growing world population, we are going to have to be smart and use all the tools we can. Some successful examples of using partnerships...
10 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Food Security in a Transparent World
NETHERLANDS - Delegates at a recent conference on how to achieve worldwide food security heard about sustainability initiatives from global fast-food company McDonald's and a meat company sourcing its...
06 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Sharing Knowledge of Animal Nutrition Can Help Bridge the Productivity Gap
NETHERLANDS - Gaining new insights into animal nutrition and sharing this knowledge with others can help to bridge the global food gap. Professor Leo den Hartog explained to 5m Publishing how this is being...
03 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Science Bridges the Gap to Future Food Security
NETHERLANDS - A speaker from DuPont at the recent Nutreco AgriVision conference in the Netherlands revealed the scientific effort being made towards a sustainable global future. Jackie Linden reports....
26 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Vet Shares Insight into Curbing Antibiotic Use
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch Chief Veterinary Officer shared some important insights into reducing antibiotic use on farms at the recent Nutreco AgriVision conference in the Netherlands. Jackie Linden reports....
25 June 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Chinese Pork Production Provides Opportunity for Global Food Supply
NETHERLANDS - The concentration of global pork production in China can be seen as an example of current problems and future solutions in food supply chains, according to a Rabobank analyst speaking at...
21 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Hendrix Genetics, NPM Capital to Join Forces
NETHERLANDS - Hendrix Genetics, a leading multi-species animal genetics company, and NPM Capital, a subsidiary of family owned SHV Holdings, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for NPM to become...
13 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Final Steps in Nutreco Take-over Go Ahead
NETHERLANDS - SHV Investments, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V. has started the final step in acquiring all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in animal feed and poultry company...
17 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Expert Panel Calls for Closer Collaboration Between Human, Animal Health
THE NETHERLANDS - Experts in animal and human health called on the medical, veterinary, public health and related healthcare communities to collaborate more closely to prevent and combat diseases, reports...
03 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Joost Sliepenbeek New CFO at Vion Food
NETHERLANDS - Joost Sliepenbeek has been appointed chief financial officer of Vion Food from 1 May....
23 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Vion Foods' CEO Steps Down
NETHERLANDS - Michiel Herkemij will be leaving his position as CEO of meat producer Vion Food. ...
15 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Cargill Expands Animal Nutrition Innovation Centre
NETHERLANDS - Cargill has expanded its Global Animal Nutrition Innovation Center in Velddriel....
30 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Government Supports Greater Farm Sustainability
THE NETHERLANDS - The Dutch government has announced financial support for 13 projects aimed at improving agricultural sustainability, including for better grassland management, local feed production and...
05 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Recommends Takeover Bid
NETHERLANDS - A takeover bid for Dutch based animal and fish feed and poultry company Nutreco is to be recommended to its shareholders....
26 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Expects Renewed Takeover Offer in December
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal, fish feed and poultry meat company Nutreco is expecting a cash offer for the company to be lodged in December....
10 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Research into Reducing Biting Behaviour
NETHERLANDS - “Pigs selected on indirect genetic effects for growth display less biting behaviour,” concluded Irene Camerlink after researching Indirect Genetic Effects. ...
07 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Multifan Intelligent Fan Drive for Single- and Three-phase Fans
THE NETHERLANDS - The Multifan Intelligent Fan Drive works equally well with single-phase and three-phase fans, says Vostermans Ventilation....
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Hotraco to Present Climate Control, Automation at EuroTier
THE NETHERLANDS - At EuroTier 2014, Hotraco Agri presents their latest development in state-of-the-art climate control and barn automation equipment. ...
05 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Multifan Energy Line: Innovative, Durable and Energy-saving
THE NETHERLANDS - For many years, energy saving has been one of the most important key objectives for the development and testing of Multifan fans at Vostermans Ventilation....
 
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