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24 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Driving Savings From Handling & Transporting Pigs
GLOBAL - In the increasingly competitive global swine industry we must continue to look for any and all opportunities to maximize efficiency and deliver on profit potential. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Genus's PIC Enters Strategic Partnership with Hermitage
GLOBAL - Genus, a leading global animal genetics company, and Hermitage, one of the longest established pig breeding companies in Europe, are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement to enter...
22 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global PIC Helps to Improve Your Profit Per Sow
GLOBAL - At the end of last year, PIC conducted a series of road shows in the US. During two weeks, a team of technical experts went to various locations across the Midwest to meet with over 800 people...
21 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Study Finds FMD Crises Can be Averted with Vaccination Strategy
GLOBAL - Future outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) can be controlled effectively and quickly with vaccinations - saving millions of pounds and hundreds of thousands of livestock - according to research...
16 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Market
SOUTH EAST ASIA - I am writing this having just arrived in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, having already held business meetings in Thailand and Viet Nam over the last couple of weeks with...
15 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Sharp Rise in East African Food Prices Dut to Drought
EAST AFRICA - Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a heavy burden to households and special...
14 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global FAO Reports Notable Rise in January Food Price Index
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index rose notably in January, led by sugar and cereals, even as global markets remain well supplied. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey Reveals High Risk to Livestock Globally
GLOBAL - Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are higher this year than in the past, according to the latest 2016 BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey....
10 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Belarus, Ecuador Unite on Agrarian, Seafood Processing Companies
BELARUS & ECUADOR - Belarus and Ecuador discussed setting up joint companies to process seafood and agricultural products. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Santé Animale Confirms its Circle of Virtuous Growth in 2016
GLOBAL - 2016 was a year of sustained organic growth and major acquisitions. Consolidated sales reached €912m as the Ceva Group continued to achieve double-digit growth, cementing its position as the...
09 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Growth in Other Asian Markets Lags Behind China
ASIA - With the exception of China, other key Asian pork importers experienced relatively modest growth during 2016. Nonetheless, with Chinese demand ultimately expected to fall back, Hong Kong, Japan...
Pig Industry News from Global [Webinar] Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results
GLOBAL - Watch the webinar with experts from BIOMIN and Romer Labs for an an in-depth discussion about how to successfully implement on-site mycotoxin monitoring, and recent trends in mycotoxin occurrence...
08 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Highest for Almost Two Years
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 173.8 per cent in January, its highest value in almost two years, marking a 2.1 per cent increase from its revised December value even as global markets remain...
Pig Industry News from Global USMEF Sees Strong Potential for Further Export Growth
MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA & DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Oscar Ferrara, PhD, joined the USMEF in early January as the organisation’s new regional director for Mexico, Central America and the Dominican Republic....
07 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Animal Disease Spread Shown Using Social Network Analysis
GLOBAL - Researchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious...
Pig Industry News from Global New Flexible Sample Prep Solution Provides Consistent Performance While Saving Time, Money
Diagnostic labs are constantly searching for more effective sample preparation solutions that can adapt to their quickly evolving business and numerous testing requirements. To meet this need, Thermo Fisher...
02 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Your Questions Answered: Upcoming Mycotoxin Webinar
GLOBAL - Our upcoming live webinar on Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results scheduled for February 8, 2017 is quickly approaching. Along with hundreds of people having already registered, we received...
31 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global GrowerSELECT Curtain Machine Improvements
Hog Slat’s engineering department says, “In almost every case we can look at existing products and make improvements.” ...
Pig Industry News from Global PROVENIA Feed Supplement for More Potent Piglets
GLOBAL - PROVENIA feed supplement is a unique protected source of flavouring compounds, including benzoic acid. ...
30 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Mixed Response From Agricultural Industry as US Withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership
US - The big news this past week has been the action of the US President Donald Trump, to sign an executive action to pull the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations....
Pig Industry News from Global Economics of PRRS in Growing Pigs Is Severe for Producers
ANALYSIS - At the North American PRRS Symposium, a key focus was how to control PRRS in growing pigs because the economic impact is exceptionally high for this population of pigs. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Replacement of Acid Components in Pig Diets
GLOBAL - At EuroTier 2016, Dr Attila Kovács, Global Product Line Manager Acids highlighted how to effectively reduce the acid component of swine diets using an innovative acid-based feed additive. His...
27 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Food Companies Step Up Farm Animal Welfare Measures
GLOBAL - Food companies are paying more and more attention to animal welfare within their supply chains, according to the latest Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report, published on Monday....
26 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Completes Deal to Acquire Merial Swine From Boehringer Ingelheim
GLOBAL - Ceva Santé Animale has completed the acquisition of a diversified portfolio of products, including swine and cattle vaccines and multi-species nonsteroidal antiinflammatories from Boehringer...
25 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Nutriad Solutions for Antibiotic Free Production
GLOBAL - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad has been in business for more than 50 years and services customers in more than 80 countries around the world. Nutriad's expertise and focus for many...
24 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global SowMAX Key to Increasing Feed Consumption
A move to 21-day weaning along with an increasing born live sent Great Lake Pork, headquartered in Allendale, Michigan, in search of the best method for ad-lib feeding in farrowing....
23 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Feeding Sows for Successful Offspring
GLOBAL - The swine industry has made great strides in swine reproduction; most specifically in the areas of increased litter size, increased milk production and improvements in productivity traits, writes...
Pig Industry News from Global Copper is Essential for Piglet Performance
GLOBAL - The weaning process is a stressful one for piglets. A new environment, penmates and feed source can all impact their feed intake and growth potential. ...
20 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Big Dutchman Expands in the Asia-Pacific
GLOBAL - Big Dutchman recently expanded in three countries at the same time in the Asia-Pacific region:...
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Completes Deal to Acquire Portfolio of Merial Swine Vaccines and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatories from Boehringer Ingelheim
GLOBAL - Ceva Santé Animale today completed the acquisition of a diversified portfolio of products, including swine and cattle vaccines and multi-species nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories from Boehringer...
 
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