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14 November 2017
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,...
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? ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Nutriad appoints business development manager
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Ms. Karen de Ridder as Business Development Manager Preservation & Functional Ingredients. Around the world, the Belgium headquartered...
20 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: General Drop in Prices; Markets Under Pressure
EU - All across the continent and almost without exception, the European slaughter pig markets are presenting decreasing prices. ...
14 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor partners with Biotronics to improve accuracy and safety in ultrasound scanning
Hypor has signed a cooperation agreement with ultrasound technology company, Biotronics, in the research testing of the new BioQStation to improve the speed and animal safety of ultrasound scanning....
13 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Still Stable; Uncertainty Increasing
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market is being shaped by primarily unchanged quotations. Apart from Germany, quotations are also developing in an unchanged way in the Netherlands, Denmark,...
12 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor Increases Genetic Progress with New Testing Station in Sichamps, France
Hypor is investing in a new facility in Sichamps, France with 72 Nedap Pig Performance testing (PPT) stations to track the daily growth and feed intake of the Hypor Maxter and Magnus boar....
08 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Remain Unchanged; Prices Decrease in South
EU - Compared with last week’s reports, the European slaughter pig market has hardly changed. The market situation in majority of the EU member states continues to be stable with unchanged quotations....
06 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Weaner Price Continues to Fall
EU - Since the end of May, the EU average weaner price has fallen by €11.68, to €47.44/head in the week ending 27 August, reports Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB....
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