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Pig Industry News: European Union

16 November 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Star Performance: Hypor Libra* Delivers Uniform Litters & More
If you could order the perfect sow, what would you ask for? A. More uniform litters B. More full value pigs C. Greater weaning capacity D. All of the above...
15 November 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union ECA criticise Rural Development spending
A new process for planning EU rural development spending is too long and complex, with shortcomings that hinder both performance and results, according to a report from the European Court of Auditors....
14 November 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Møllevang and PIC enter into a strategic relationship
Møllevang, an independent Danish porcine genetics company, and PIC, the porcine business unit of Genus plc and global supplier of elite porcine genetics and services, are pleased to announce they have...
Pig Industry News from European Union Genesus acquires PORC-EX France and becomes Genesus SARL
We are excited to announce Genesus has purchased Porc-Ex France....
Pig Industry News from European Union Jim Long Pork Commentary: Europe
For many years, North America has seen an influx of European swine genetic companies. Today Genesus stands as the last North American global swine genetic company. This in itself is mostly irrelevant as...
08 November 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union European vets call on Brexit negotiators to secure animal welfare, surveillance and medicines
Brexit negotiators must not jeopardise current high levels of animal health, animal welfare, environmental protection and public health across Europe, says the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)...
Pig Industry News from European Union VEPURED®, the new purified vaccine against edema disease from HIPRA
On 19th October last, HIPRA launched the new VEPURED® vaccine against edema disease. The event, which took place in Germany, was attended by over 200 specialist veterinarians from Europe and Russia....
Pig Industry News from European Union Smithfield Foods No.1 Global Mega Producer
Program sponsored by Genesus Inc. in collaboration with National Hog Farmer...
06 November 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union European Swine Nutrition roundtable takes aim at the challenges of the Hyperprolific Sow
Modern sows are now more productive than ever before due to tremendous advancements in the industry, but this new generation of sows brings a new set of challenges that require innovative nutrition and...
27 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Innovation group awards Grand Prix winners
Eight pig producers from across Europe will showcase best practice techniques in pig production as winners of the first EU PiG Grand Prix contest....
Pig Industry News from European Union UECBV President urges swift decision from Brexit negotiators
Philippe Borremans, UECBV President, spoke out at last week’s UECBV AGM when Brexit entered the day’s discussions....
Pig Industry News from European Union New EU Commission initiative for animal welfare
On Friday 20th October 2017, the 66th European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) AGM took place in Bucharest, Romania, where major topics concerning animal welfare, environmental policy, competitiveness,...
23 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Veterinary Surgeon income and stress levels
In times of economic uncertainty and reduced income it becomes more and important to determine how your income compares to those of other vets. In January 2016 CM Research, through Vetspanel, asked over...
Pig Industry News from European Union Owners/Partners tend to monopolise Sales Representatives visits
Research discovered that the employed vets, and locums, do not benefit as much as the owner/partners....
Pig Industry News from European Union AVEPA-SEVC 2017
Come to visit us at AVEPA- SEVC 2017!...
18 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Stabilising; Quotations Closing Ranks
EU - After a period of weak prices which lasted for several weeks, the European slaughter pig market is finally stabilising again. Many quotations are able to maintain the balanced levels....
Pig Industry News from European Union We discuss strategy and advanced technological solutions with Hipra
On the occasion of the updating of its website, Javier Sanz, HIPRA’s Marketing Director, talks to us about the strategy and the advanced technological solutions that the company has developed in the...
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor Libra* shines brightly
How do you improve on the world’s most balanced sow? The short answer is simple: Reach for the Star....
16 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Genesus Global Market Report: Hog Market in Europe and Spain
Since last report, from August to date the price has fallen by 0.252 € / Kg, to 1,183 € / kg live weight. While weights have risen to 110.17 kg, is 5.83 kg more than then....
06 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Efficacy of one dose vaccination against experimental infection with two Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains
This study assessed the efficacy of vaccination against experimental infection with two genetically different M. hyopneumoniae strains in weaned piglets....
Pig Industry News from European Union PCV MH vaccines provide equal protection in study, but lung lesions, ADG, final weight differ
Three porcine circovirus (PCV) vaccines compared in a recent study equally protected pigs against PCV type 2d and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, but there were some significant differences in gross lung-lesion...
05 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA Says New Report Finds Brazil Cannot Guarantee Standards on Meat Exports
EU - IFA President Joe Healy said the latest EU FVO (Food and Veterinary Office) report covering the "Weak Flesh" meat scandal and corruption in Brazil confirms that the Brazilian authorities seriously...
Pig Industry News from European Union Study shows that reducing the number of strains of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae reduces lung lesions
The importance of diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyopneumoniae) strains is not yet fully known. This study investigated the genetic diversity of M. hyopneumoniae strains in ten pig herds, and...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Meat Production Up in July
EU - In July, EU pig meat production remained relatively unchanged on the year at 1.8 million tonnes, according to provisional data from the EU Commission, writes Annie Linekar, trainee analyst at AHDB...
04 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA: Brexit Solutions Must Focus on Trading Relationship with All of UK
EU - Responding to a leaked EU Commission memo suggesting an all-island approach for the agri-food sector, IFA President Joe Healy said that Ireland’s objective in the Brexit negotiations must be the...
03 October 2017
02 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Animal welfare key to sustainability
Hendrix Genetics believes that setting the highest possible animal welfare standards at the beginning of the chain is vitally important to contribute to a sustainable future. Today, one third of Hendrix...
Pig Industry News from European Union Gold sponsor Nutriad hosted technical session at MycoKey
Belgium headquartered feed additives specialist Nutriad was a proud sponsor of the 1st MycoKey International Conference that took place in September in Ghent (Belgium)....
27 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Prices Spiral Downward; Stabilisation Recognisable
EU - The price spiral continues to turn downward on the European slaughter pig market. All quotations have gone noticeably down. Markets are well supplied across the borders. ...
22 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Access a world of solutions for veterinary professionals at www.hipra.com
Are you interested in expanding your knowledge of the main pathologies that affect livestock farms? ...
 
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