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07 June 2018
Pig Industry News from United States PMI reveals three trends in feed additives
Category driven by increasing pressure to deliver results; PMI is well positioned to meet market demands...
Pig Industry News from United States Rapid Response Corps poised to investigate transboundary swine disease outbreaks
The US pork industry learned a big lesson after the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) outbreak in 2013....
Pig Industry News from United States Tonisity introduces Pink2Purple: First isotonic protein and electrolyte drink
USA - Tonisity today introduced Pink2Purple™ - the first isotonic protein and electrolyte solution designed specifically for show pigs...
Pig Industry News from United States Pig Health Today lines up video interviews with top experts at WPX
At least 30 swine-health experts from Iowa State University, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, and trend watchers will be interviewed on camera over the next three days as part of Pig Health...
Pig Industry News from United States Optimism drives farmer sentiment higher; producers weigh-in on farm bill and crop insurance
USA - Agricultural producer sentiment rose last month to its highest level since January 2017, as producers expressed an improved view of current conditions and future expectations of the US agricultural...
Pig Industry News from United States US antibiotics sales for pork rival those for people, yet diseases in herds are rising
Roughly the same amount of medically important antibiotics is sold for use in pigs as for use in treating sick people in the US - yet many diseases in herds are on the rise, according to a new report out...
06 June 2018
Pig Industry News from United States PMI reveals three trends in feed additives
USA, 6 June 2018 - From acidifiers to yeast, the feed additive market is booming, but the best is yet to come...
05 June 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: World Pork Expo week.
This week is the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa. Held every year in the first full week of June at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The Expo will have close to 20,000 people attend and visit the many Pork...
Pig Industry News from United States All health, all the time
Pig Health Today to mark first anniversary at 2018 World Pork Expo...
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus Global Technical Report: Another genomic tool for improving litter size
Litter size is a very important factor determining sow profitability. A major limitation for increasing litter size is embryonic loss that occurs during the 2nd to 3rd week of gestation (Geisert and Schmitt,...
04 June 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Novus International announces investment review of Beaumont, Texas site for manufacturing expansion
Novus International, Inc., a global leader in animal health and nutrition solutions, confirms an in-depth investment review with its partner Arkema, Inc. to expand the manufacturing capacity at Arkema’s...
Pig Industry News from United States Science advances with MCFA set to power swine production into the future
The latest opportunities in nutrition and gut health will be highlighted at World Pork Expo 6-8 June in Des Moines...
01 June 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Don’t get complacent with evolving PCV2 virus
Vaccines for porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) currently do an adequate job of cross protecting against new genotypes of the virus, but swine veterinarians and producers shouldn’t let their guard down,...
Pig Industry News from United States Gilt acclimatization, reduced shedding key to curbing downstream M. hyo disease
Research shows that if more piglets are positive for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) at weaning, there will be more problems in finishers, with decreased average daily gain, increased mortality and poor...
Pig Industry News from United States Family farmers likely the first casualty if Trump administration provokes global trade war
WASHINGTON - In a move that has already provoked retaliatory measures, the Trump administration has announced its intention to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminium imports...
31 May 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Checkoff showcases US pork at launch of World Meat Congress
DALLAS – 30 May, 2018 – Leaders from around the globe are gathering in Dallas this week for the 2018 World Meat Congress (WMC) ...
30 May 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Immunocastrated pigs eat less, convert more efficiently, so what’s holding them back in the US?
Imagine a corn field twice the size of Chicago... That’s what the pork industry could potentially save annually if it adopted an alternative to conventional castration. ...
Pig Industry News from United States ‘False alarms’ by Seneca Valley virus trigger costly FMD investigations
A growing number of Seneca Valley virus (SVV) outbreaks wastes the time and money of people who investigate suspected foreign animal-disease outbreaks, reported Fabio Vannucci, DVM, assistant professor...
Pig Industry News from United States Adjusting swine feed rations helps ensure weight gains during hot weather
As temperature and humidity levels rise in the summer months, so does the threat of heat stress in the swine herd. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: US market continues to crawl higher
The U.S hog market is certainly not exploding higher, it’s more like a crawl. This past week 53-54% lean hogs going from 66.60 to 68.23¢ a lb. Since the first of May 53-54% lean hogs have gained 8¢...
Pig Industry News from United States Minnesota pig farmer shares perspective on gene editing in animal agriculture
The CRISPRcon event will address the role of emerging technology in gene editing on human, animal and crop health...
29 May 2018
24 May 2018
Pig Industry News from United States How new 3D biometric identification can improve biosecurity within and between swine farms
The technology will be presented at this year's World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa...
23 May 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Farmers Union urges immediate action on E15 waiver
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delay in allowing year-round use of E15 gasoline threatens harm to markets for family farmers, according to National Farmers Union...
22 May 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Piglets are key subpopulation in keeping IAV-S circulating
When it comes to influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S), the relationship between the sow’s immune status and piglet protection remains perplexing. In a recent research project, Fabian Chamba, DVM and University...
Pig Industry News from United States PORK Academy seminars provide Producers on-farm insights
The Pork Checkoff’s Producer Opportunity for Revenue and Knowledge (PORK) Academy sessions will return to World Pork Expo, with seminars held 6-7 June at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines...
Pig Industry News from United States Four steps to turn US-China framework into actual certainty and stability for American farmers
Farmers for Free Trade applauds progress but cautions that much work remains...
18 May 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Yeske: Mycoplasma elimination ‘always a good strategy’
Eliminating mycoplasma from a herd works well with a fast payback, even in hog-dense areas, according to research conducted by Paul Yeske, DVM, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, Minnesota....
Pig Industry News from United States Early PRRS vaccination helps protect pigs through slaughter
A new, single-dose vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been shown to protect pigs from before weaning to slaughter, helping prevent secondary infections and performance...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: Markets
For the U.S lean hog price to go up it must be led by USDA Pork Carcass cut-out. A week ago the cut-out averaged 68.61¢ lb, last Friday it was 73.47¢ lb. Its going in right direction, we expect cash...
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