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Pig Industry News: European Union

18 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Jim Long Pork Commentary: Road Trip - Great Britain, Netherlands and Denmark
Last week we visited Great Britain, Netherlands and Denmark. Our report....
16 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union New fixed volume animal injection syringes
The Swiss made Socorex® syringes with spring-loaded plunger and three-way valve system include eight new fixed volume models starting from 0.2 mL until 10 mL. ...
10 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets steady and unchanged – strong prospects
ISN – Schweine.net discusses the European market price of pigs as of last week (4 April 2018)...
09 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Genesus Global Market Report: EU and Spanish pork markets April 2018
After more than a month in the live price was in the psychological border of the euro, the prices have been rising from the month of February little by little to put at 1.156 € / kg live weight at this...
Pig Industry News from European Union Nutriad presents research data at World Mycotoxin Forum
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, a leading expert in practical solutions for Mycotoxin Management, sponsored the 10th World Mycotoxin Forum that took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands....
04 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Thoughts of a PRRS specialist
Zoetis speaks to three PRRS scientists about the new European PRRS vaccine, Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV...
03 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: German markets showing signs of stabilising
ISN – Schweine.net discusses the European market price of pigs this week (3 March 2018)...
02 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Zoetis launches Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV in the European Union
Zoetis announce the launch of Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV in most European Union countries, an innovative vaccine containing a modified live European Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus strain,...
31 March 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union When diseases cross borders
Around the world, farmers depend on their animals to provide food, milk and a source of income, but when disease threatens a herd or flock, the health and welfare of humans are in danger too....
29 March 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union SusPig: how sustainable is your pig feed?
SusPig, a three-year project coordinated under a European Research Area Network, looks to test the efficiency and sustainability of pig production systems with a focus on alternative pig feeds....
23 March 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: more and more signs for bottoming out
The European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market still appears inconsistent this current week of slaughter. Everything even in-between minus and plus is represented....
14 March 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Vaccination strategies in the context of antibiotic reduction
Prof. Paolo Martelli, DVM, Diplomate ECPHM, President of the ECPHM, Full Professor of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Parma University, Italy, outlines how to achieve swine herd immunity based on recent...
08 March 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Vaccination strategies in the context of antibiotic reduction
The concept of One Health represents very new terminology, but there is nothing new about the interaction between animals, humans and the environment. The interactions between these three areas are increasingly...
Pig Industry News from European Union 2018 European PRRS Research Award open for submissions until July 1st
For the fifth time, Boehringer Ingelheim sponsors the European PRRS Research Award to support applied research for the improved control of the swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome)....
07 March 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Gilt and Sow Management Guidelines 2017: Section 2 Gilt management
This section provides recommendations and best practices for gilt management. It will help producers prepare gilts to have high performance in their first parity while priming them for high lifetime performance....
21 February 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Gilt and Sow Management Guidelines 2017: Section 1 General Farm Review
This section provides checklists on key performance indicators related to general sow farm processes and performance. ...
20 February 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union 3 tips for surviving the vitamin A & E supply crisis
A supply disruption of Vitamin A and Vitamin E has led to higher prices, presenting a clear challenge to nutritionists and feed formulators in many markets around the globe. Here we examine the role of...
Pig Industry News from European Union Can your boar ensure quality? Hypor Kanto can
These days, quality can be hard to find, unless you know where to look. And if you’re seeking a boar that offers exceptional meat quality, look no further than the Hypor Kanto. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor Libra*: Greater gains with less labour
The expression “time is money” is especially true for pork producers, because time and money are the two things that are always in short supply; or at least, they used to be. Thanks to the new Hypor...
14 February 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: markets are recovering, quotations are going up
For the first time since June 2017, the pigs-mature-for-slaughter quotations are indicating an upward trend for the coming months....
13 February 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Bluestar Adisseo announces closing of Nutriad acquisition
Bluestar Adisseo Company (“Adisseo”) announces that it has completed the acquisition of global feed additives producer Nutriad. This transaction is part of Adisseo’s strategy to become one of the...
Pig Industry News from European Union Breaking €1 billion for the first time, Ceva Santé Animale consolidates its position as the leading French player in the global animal health market
2017 will go down in history as the year Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) achieved growth of 20% and broke the billion euro barrier for the first time with sales of €1.1 billion. This performance consolidates...
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor's commitment to quality attracts top breeder
Last month, Hypor signed a long-term breeding contract with their new Great Grandparent (GGP) nucleus farm in France for their Hypor Large White. The farm (SCEA du Bois de Thiouzée) is owned by Bertrand...
12 February 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Pig producers urged to enter 2018 EU PiG Grand Prix
The 2018 European Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix is open for entries until 28 February. ...
06 February 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union The rise of fumonisins marks global trend as mycotoxin threat shifts
Fumonisins have become more prevalent at higher concentrations in raw commodities and finished feeds in recent years, according to the latest annual Biomin Mycotoxin Survey data....
31 January 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor Libra* raises interest, lowers feed cost
As the world’s most “prolificient” sow - the sum of prolific and efficient – the Libra* balances traits in feed conversion and mothering ability to lower the feed cost per pig. “Producing more...
29 January 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor Magnus earns top marks in Hickory Ridge trial
Best pork; lowest cost. In any recipe for Total System Profitability, those are key ingredients. That may explain why the Hypor Magnus stole the show in a recent terminal sire trial at Hickory Ridge Research...
Pig Industry News from European Union Genesus Global Market Report: EU and Spanish pork markets
The Pork price for the Spanish market has ended 2017 at € 1,015 / kg live weight, above 1€ but bordering this. 2018 has already come down from the psychological barrier of 1€ to 0.995 / kg live weight....
16 January 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Zoetis Launches Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV In the European Union
Zoetis today announced the launch of Suvaxyn® PRRS MLV in most European Union countries, an innovative vaccine containing a modified live European Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)...
15 January 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health looks to the future with appointment of David Strachan as head of Avian and Swine
David Strachan has been appointed head of the avian and swine business unit following Boehringer Ingelheim’s acquisition of Merial Animal Health....
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