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27 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Sponsors IAHAIO Conference Held in Paris and Reiterates its Commitment to Promoting the Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction (HAI)
GLOBAL - The International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) is the world’s leading forum for the promotion of science, research and education in the field of HAI. ...
Pig Industry News from Global What Does the Colour of Meat Tell You?
ANALYSIS – You just pulled a package of pork out of the refrigerator that you bought four days ago, and the colour looks darker that when you first bought it. Has it gone bad or is that normal?...
26 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Molecular Biology Paves the Way for Gut Health Innovation in Livestock Sciences
GLOBAL - Several narrow, advanced fields of study that examine the cellular metabolism of living organisms are setting the foundations for genuine innovation relating to gut health and performance in animal...
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Romania, Moldova at Risk of African Swine Fever Spread
GLOBAL - Romania and Moldova are now at high risk of African Swine Fever (ASF) due to the spreading of the disease through southern and western Ukraine, said the Russian veterinary authorities....
Pig Industry News from Global World Bank’s Safeguard Policies to Give More Protection to Farm Animals
GLOBAL - The Humane Society International has welcomed the reference to meaningful animal protection standards in the final draft of the World Bank Group’s Safeguard Policies....
25 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Warns of ASF Risk to Romania and Moldova
ANALYSIS - Russian veterinary authorities have warned that the spread of African swine fever in Ukraine poses a severe threat of the disease spreading further into Eastern Europe into Romania and Moldova....
21 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global ASF Continues Spread on Ukrainian, Russian, Lithuanian Pig Farms
EUROPE - More outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on pig farms in Russia, Lithuania and Ukraine....
Pig Industry News from Global The Truth About Mycotoxin Binders
GLOBAL - Binding, or adsorbing, specific mycotoxins to limit their negative effects in livestock is a well-established method for mycotoxin deactivation. While a large number of binder products containing...
18 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Pig Grunts Identify Personality, Welfare
ANALYSIS - New research from the University of Lincoln, UK, and Queens University Belfast has found that the grunts made by pigs can be linked to personality and welfare....
15 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Local Food Standards a Sticking Point in EU-US Free Trade Talks
GLOBAL - As free trade talks between EU and USA step up in the fourteenth round of negotiations, EU-wide agricultural organisation Copa and Cogeca said EU standards must be recognised in the transatlantic...
Pig Industry News from Global Biosecurity in Pork Production – Bio-Exclusion
GLOBAL - There are three types of biosecurity in pork production: bio-exclusion – avoiding the entry of a new pathogen; bio-management – controlling the level of pathogens already on the farm; and...
14 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Public Trust in Agriculture and Freedom to Operate
ANALYSIS - Trust is low in the Canadian food system, and this is giving consumers a previously unheard-of degree of input into on-farm and other food system practices, writes Treena Hein....
13 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Increased Rapidly in June
GLOBAL - International food commodity prices shot up 4.2 per cent in June, their steepest monthly increase of the past four years....
12 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global BIOMIN Streamlines Digestarom Product Portfolio
GLOBAL - In an effort to focus on major livestock species, BIOMIN has streamlined the number of products within the Digestarom® phytogenic feed additive portfolio....
11 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Expected to Remain Flat in Coming Decade
GLOBAL - The recent period of high agricultural commodity prices is most likely over, say the OECD and FAO in their latest 10-year Outlook....
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pig Meat Production Set to Decline
Overall world meat production is predicted to stagnate at about 321  million tonnes in 2016. Poultry is forecast to register some growth, followed by bovine and ovine meat, while pigmeat output could...
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Meat Demand Rise to Fuel Feed Grain Price Hikes in Next Decade
ANALYSIS - Overall world meat production is predicted to stagnate at about 321 million tonnes in 2016, while pigmeat output could decline, according to the June 2016 FAO Food Outlook. ...
07 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global First Good Pig Awards Presented to Italian Producers
GLOBAL - Strides in pig welfare are being made with the first full Good Pig Awards attained by Italian producers at Compassion in World Farming’s Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards and farm animal welfare...
05 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: How Will Brexit Affect the US Pork Market?
GLOBAL - US pig market analysts have been discussing the impact that the UK's exit from the EU might have on the US's pork market....
30 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Contracts Signed on Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim Business Exchange
GLOBAL - Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim have announced the signing of contracts to secure the strategic transaction initiated in December 2015 which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health...
29 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Agreements Reached to Swap Sanofi’s Animal Health and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Consumer Healthcare Businesses
GLOBAL - Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim have announced the signing of contracts to secure the strategic transaction initiated in December 2015 which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health...
27 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Agricultural Organisations Call for Early Commitment to Farming Following Brexit
ANALYSIS - Last week the UK held its EU referendum with the leave vote triumphant. Following the decision, farming organisations stressed that it is important that an early commitment is made to British...
Pig Industry News from Global For Agribusiness, Social Media Has Changed Everything Forever, Says Adrian Moss
GLOBAL - The feed and livestock industry is becoming increasingly aware of the opportunities and threats posed by social media....
Pig Industry News from Global WPX: Record Pig Prices in China Driving EU, US, Canadian Markets
ANALYSIS - The big driver in the global pork market today is China, who represents half of the pigs on the planet, and so any disruption to Chinese inventory can have major ramifications around the world,...
22 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global CIRCOVAC Prevents PCVD on Your Pig Farm, Reduces Antibiotic Use
GLOBAL - Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease (PCVD) is a devastating disease that causes wasting in piglets and can lead to serious production and economic losses for the farmer....
21 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global How Important is PRRS Control?
GLOBAL - The annual cost of Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS) to the swine industry is $664 million, according to Dr. Derald Holtkamp, associate professor of veterinary medicine at Iowa...
Pig Industry News from Global Game Time: What a Pig’s Guts and Euro 2016 Have in Common
GLOBAL - We might think of skin as being the surface barrier between an animal and the outside world, but we need to consider also a much larger surface: the gut wall....
20 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: British Pig Genetics in Demand in India
ANALYSIS - A high-level delegation from the Punjab government has paid a visit to the UK to assess British pig production and genetics as the Indian state intends to develop its burgeoning pig sector....
Pig Industry News from Global How Pig Processors can Tackle Food Waste
GLOBAL - In the face of a growing world population, tackling the huge amount of food that goes to waste is a vital step to securing sustainable food supplies. In the first of a series of articles on reducing...
17 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Utilising Advancements in NIR Technology to Optimise the Feed Production Process
GLOBAL - Understanding the variability in feedstuffs could be the key to unlocking greater returns from feed formulation, according to Dr Hadden Graham, Global Technical Director at AB Vista....
 
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