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24 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global A Successful Cleaning Procedure for Pig Houses
GLOBAL - Successful disinfection of a pig house starts with a well planned cleaning procedure...
22 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Comparing 1960s Hog-O-Matic Finishing Floors to Contemporary Designs
Not every labor saving idea for swine confinement lasted much past the initial development phase. From the 1960 Yearbook of Agriculture, we present the HOG-O-MATIC!...
21 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Countries Plan to Reduce Farm Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - This past week was World Antibiotic Awareness Week and so countries around the world have been announcing their plans for antibiotic reduction in livestock farming....
17 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Investors Take Action to Manage Antibiotic Overuse Risk in Farming
GLOBAL - To mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week a new investor briefing has been released highlighting the risks to global investors from the systematic overuse of antibiotics in livestock farming....
16 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Farm Vigilance a Key Priority in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - Measures which encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in the food chain are likely to be extremely useful in reducing the emergence and spread of resistance to these drugs in bacteria, a new...
Pig Industry News from Global Global Meat Prices Fall in October
GLOBAL - The global Food Price Index from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) averaged 172.6 points in October, up 0.7 per cent for the month and 9.1 per cent from a year earlier, with the...
15 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Enzymes Are Key Puzzle Piece to Feeding the 9 Billion
How do we feed the world’s future population and the growing global demand for protein?...
Pig Industry News from Global Larger Sow Farms Drive Shift to Larger Buildings
The size of individual sow farms continues to increase in the US; just a few years ago 2,400 head units were considered large, but new sow farms under construction this year range between 5,000 to 14,000...
14 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: How Will Trump's Presidency Affect the Meat Industry?
ANALYSIS - Following the surprise election of Donald Trump for US presidency, some panic trading was predicted to occur....
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Market
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Genesus exhibited at VIETSTOCK 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last month. The VIETSTOCK 2016 Expo & Forum breaks another record with a registered 10,518 attendees coming from 39 different...
Pig Industry News from Global Amino Acid Utilisation and Value of Phytase Highlighted as International Phytate Summit Comes to a Close
GLOBAL - The third International Phytate Summit (IPS3) concluded yesterday with industry leaders discussing the anti-nutritional impact that phytate can have on protein digestibility, and the positive...
11 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Low US Pig Price Could Trump EU Competitiveness
GLOBAL - Cheap US pork could limit the competitiveness of EU and UK pig meat on the global marketplace in the coming months....
Pig Industry News from Global Formulating Minerals Will Focus on Precision Nutrition in Pigs, Poultry and Aquaculture – International Phytate Summit
GLOBAL - New research into how essential minerals such as zinc, copper and calcium interact with other feed ingredients could unlock greater efficiencies in animal nutrition, according to feed industry...
Pig Industry News from Global Governments Call for Cooperation with Trump Presidency
GLOBAL - Following the election of Donald Trump as the new US president governments around the world are calling on the US to cooperate and increase trade relations....
09 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global DON and FUM Top Mycotoxin Occurrence in Q3 2016
GLOBAL - Analysis of 4027 feed and raw commodity samples from over 50 countries reveals that deoxynivalenol (DON) and fumonisins (FUM) are the most common mycotoxins found in feedstuffs, according to results...
Pig Industry News from Global PIC Pork Quality Programme: A Quarter of Century of Progress
GLOBAL - PIC’s focus for the past 25 years has been on genetically improving and environmentally optimising factors impacting pork quality. Its goal has been to design, implement, and continuously improve...
Pig Industry News from Global International Summit Highlights the Value Chain of Phytate Destruction and the Role it Plays in Precision Nutrition
GLOBAL - The opening of the 3rd International Phytate Summit (IPS3) yesterday in Florida, USA, saw nutrition experts from around the world discuss the latest research on phytate and its multi-factorial...
08 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Protease Enzymes Make Lower-Cost Sorghum Viable in Animal Feed
Could sorghum be the feed ingredient that helps optimize producers’ bottom-lines?...
Pig Industry News from Global Driving the Protein Economy: Unprecedented Challenges and Opportunities
GLOBAL - Remarks by David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing, Imperial College London at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
07 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Animal Diseases Can Enter US in Feed Imports, Warns Expert
US - Can foreign animal diseases enter the US via feed imports from high risk countries? Until recently, the answer was not known as the research had not been done. But now, thanks to Dr Scott Dee at the...
Pig Industry News from Global Nutriad Accelerating in the Americas
GLOBAL - Nutriad, multinational feed additives producer headquartered in Europe, continues to invest in North, Central and South America....
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: EU PIG to Improve Connection Between Producers and Science
ANALYSIS - The UK's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is to lead an exciting new project that aims to improve the pig industry in Europe....
04 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Alarm Ahead of the Damage
GLOBAL - If the ventilation in a barn fails, alarm systems only issue warnings when the temperature at animal level has already reached a critical level....
Pig Industry News from Global Boost Swine Performance on Energy-Reduced Diets
GLOBAL - New research shows that BioPlus® YC - Chr. Hansen’s dual-strain probiotic feed supplement for swine - can help pig producers reduce feed costs, without compromising performance....
Pig Industry News from Global Eastman Re-Launches Eastman ProturalTM - a Superior Zootechnical Swine Feed Additive
GLOBAL - Eastman will be using Eurotier as a platform for re-launching the company’s sodium benzoate–based zootechnical feed additive, Eastman ProturalTM....
Pig Industry News from Global Free Webinar: PRRSV Testing Choice Can Impact Herd Health, Economics
GLOBAL - Porcine Reproductive Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) infections can contribute to significant economic loss, but those risks can be greatly minimized when reliable diagnostic tools are used...
03 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Special Focus on Latin American and Caribbean 2017 IPPE Attendees
GLOBAL - In addition to encouraging domestic attendance, the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) actively seeks to bring in a diverse international audience from around the world. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Can We Manage Pigs Without Tail Docking?
GLOBAL - Good animal welfare means that pigs should not experience pain however there are procedures that are done with pigs’ overall welfare in mind but that do cause pain....
02 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Porc-Ex Breeding to Market Genesus Swine Genetics
DENMARK - Porc-Ex Breeding and Genesus Inc. are pleased to announce that Porc-Ex Breeding will begin marketing Genesus Swine Genetics....
01 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Two Kinds of Diarrhea, One Solution
It is often assumed that if an animal has diarrhea, it’s caused by a pathogen. E. coli, Salmo­nella, Rotavirus and other bacteria can and do cause many intestinal infections. However, sometimes nutrition...
 
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