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24 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Trade Deal With Asia Good for US Pork Producers
ANALYSIS - A government report on the impact to the US economy of an Asia-Pacific free trade deal has suggested that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will be good for US agriculture, US businesses...
Pig Industry News from Global New Large Capacity Blood Banking Centrifuges Deliver High-Throughput Sample Processing
GLOBAL - Thermo Scientific large capacity centrifuges designed to provide simplified blood processing to match current and future needs...
23 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global New Video Tutorial available at on PRRS Control
GLOBAL - HIPRA has issued the fifth in its recent series of educational videos that looks at immunization to help vets and producers immunize their breeding herds most effectively....
Pig Industry News from Global Vets - Get Paid for Sharing Your Opinions
GLOBAL - Being a vet is pretty hard work: you have to study for many years to qualify, work long hours to apply your competence and skills, then advance your knowledge through continuous professional education...
20 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Preventing PCVD on Your Pig farm
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. ...
19 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Genus and Caribou Biosciences Collaborate on Leading CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology in Livestock Species
GLOBAL - Genus, a global pioneer in animal genetics, and Caribou Biosciences, a leader in the revolutionary field of CRISPR-Cas gene editing, are pleased to announce a multi-year strategic collaboration...
17 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Emerging Mycotoxins: Overview and Occurrence
GLOBAL - Emerging mycotoxins are a class of compounds that are attracting increasing interest among the scientific community primarily due to their high occurrence in feed and food commodities, sometimes...
Pig Industry News from Global Performance Benefits through Early Xylanase Application Demonstrated in New Video
GLOBAL - The latest video in the AB Vista ‘Extraordinary Science Brought to Life’ series reveals significant benefits for swine through early xylanase application....
11 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global La Niña Now Set to Impact Global Weather
GLOBAL - Experts from the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture predict that by the second half of this year it is very likely that climate phenomenon "La Niña" will develop. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Industry Insights: Increased Production, Improved Animal Welfare Meet Global Needs
ANALYSIS - The growing population, increases in household income and water scarcity are key drivers for the protein industry, and technology that can increase production and improve animal welfare will...
09 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Chinese Pork Price Spike Can Be Controlled
ANALYSIS - Although pork prices are expected to remain high in China for the rest of the year, an official from the Ministry of Commerce has said that the rise in price is controllable....
Pig Industry News from Global Zoetis and University of Surrey Launch New Digital Innovation Center to Advance Animal Health in Europe
GLOBAL - Zoetis and the University of Surrey today launched the Veterinary Health Innovation Engine (vHive), a novel multi-disciplinary centre designed to promote the development and adoption of digital...
03 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global New Real-time PCR Kit Accurately Detects African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - Recent outbreaks of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in Eastern Europe have led to the growing need for more accurate diagnostics to help identify and monitor the highly contagious pathogen for...
02 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Markets
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Welcome to the first Genesus global report for South East Asia, this is in-line with the continued growth of Genesus in this region, writes Paul Anderson, General Manager South East Asia....
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Review Health Protocols to Maximise Returns
ANALYSIS - With swine producer margins tighter than ever, it is important for pig producers to review current protocols and set goals that can maximise return on investment, said Abbey Harding, a consulting...
28 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global EU to Give More Money to Combat El Niño Food Security Issues
GLOBAL - €414 million of new money from the EU is going to support those countries most affected by the current food security crisis caused by El Niño and other factors....
27 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Making Room for Feed Additives in Piglet Diets
GLOBAL - Organic acid use in piglet diets can be considered routine nowadays. Yet, high levels of organic acids in feed formulation take up a lot of otherwise useful space in the feed. Replacing a portion...
26 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Agriculture 'Crucial' for Fighting Climate Change
GLOBAL - In addition to reducing poverty and hunger, agriculture can play a crucial role in making the response to climate change responsible and more effective, Maria-Helena Semedo, FAO Deputy Director-General...
Pig Industry News from Global Chinese Pork Imports to Drive Global Markets
CHINA - The main challenge in global markets remains: balancing the supply glut in the US and the EU with Chinese import demand, according to the Rabobank Global Pork Quarterly Q2....
Pig Industry News from Global Report Urging Consumers to Eat Less Meat for Planet "Riddled with Flaws"
GLOBAL - A new report from the World Resources Institute has urged consumers to reduce their consumption of meat and dairy products to help the environment, but the meat industry has hit back by saying...
25 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Pig Meat Production Expected to Decline
ANALYSIS - Global pig meat production is forecast to decrease by 1 per cent on the year to 109.3 million tonnes in 2016, according to AHDB Pork analysis of the USDA's latest global outlook report. ...
Pig Industry News from Global MSD Animal Health to Acquire Worldwide Rights to Whisper® Veterinary Stethoscope System
GLOBAL - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health inside the United States and Canada) today announced plans to acquire worldwide rights for the Whisper® Veterinary Stethoscope System from Minnesota-based...
22 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pig Meat Production Forecast to Decline
GLOBAL - Global pig meat production is forecast to decrease by 1 per cent on the year to 109.3 million tonnes in 2016, according to latest global outlook report from the USDA....
19 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Video Sheds New Light on the Positive Effects of Complete Phytate Destruction on animal nutrition
GLOBAL - A new video from AB Vista reveals details about why complete phytate destruction in the digestive tract may lead to increased growth efficiency in swine and poultry....
18 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Approach Improves Pigs' Health, Reduces Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - UK pig producers could reduce antibiotic usage and improve the health and productivity of pigs on the farm by adopting a new approach which has already proved successful in the poultry industry....
Pig Industry News from Global North American Producers Committed To Responsible Pork Production
CANADA, US and MEXICO - North American pork producer leaders meeting last week in Whistler, British Columbia, confirmed the industry’s common focus on producing nutritious, sustainable and affordable...
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Appoints Dr Eckel as Distributor in Germany and Austria
GLOBAL - Animal nutrition technology company AB Vista has announced an alliance with German-based distributor Dr Eckel, a global provider of animal feed additives....
15 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global AB Vista Appoints New Technical Services and Sales Coordinator for North American Market
NORTH AMERICA - The newest addition to the AB Vista team, Kendre Stringfellow, has been appointed as North America Technical Services and Sales Coordinator....
13 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Up a Notch
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 151.0 points in March 2016, up 1.0 per cent from February, but almost 21 points (12.0 per cent) below its March 2015 level. The main feature last month...
11 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: How Do We Achieve Sustainable Pork Production?
ANALYSIS - More intensified pork production is key to sustainability as it reduces the land and other natural resources needed to raise pigs, commented Marty Matlock, Executive director of the University...
 
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