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19 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Export opportunities in the Philippines
Opportunities to export beef and pork to the Philippines are being explored by AHDB and QMS this week as part of a two-day British Meat Trade Mission ...
18 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour are set to lose customers over poor pig welfare
World Animal Protection is calling for household names such as Walmart, Tesco and Carrefour to source its pork from high-welfare farms, or to risk losing customers. ...
09 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Blowers better for weaners
Blower heaters for weaner-grower pens may offer significant advantages over conventional in-pen bar heaters, according to Tim Miller, environmental specialist with ARM Buildings....
05 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global 40 million pigs in Pigbase
Topigs Norsvin’s breeding database, Pigbase, has achieved it’s 40 millionth entry....
Pig Industry News from Global Beware of mycotoxins even without visible mould
Lallemand Animal Nutrition talks about the importance of recognising spoilage in silage stores and taking necessary precautions to avoid mycotoxin contamination....
03 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Inbreeding: not all gloom and doom
In general, the greater the degree of inbreeding, the greater the reduction in performance of the pig. However, Genesus experts say that inbreeding in pig populations is not all gloom and doom. ...
02 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Prebiotics and probiotics boost pig growth and health
Abstract: Dr Fausto Solis de los Santos discusses the use of prebiotics and probiotics in enhancing the gastrointestinal tracts of pigs to encourage more efficient feed conversion. ...
30 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Predict your consumer behaviour
UK olive and continental food supplier preps supply chain with Futurmaster software that aids with predicting market behaviour....
21 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Global €24m partnership for animal health innovation
Adisseo and Seventure partners announce €24m first close of AVF, a new fund dedicated to innovative animal health and nutrition....
Pig Industry News from Global Lallemand Animal Nutrition joins Neovia’s “Farm of the Future” network
Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces it is joining the Neovia “Farm of the Future” network as an “Innovative Company"....
01 March 2018
Pig Industry News from Global National Pig Day 2018
Thursday 1 March is celebrated in the US as national pig day, where pigs are accorded their rightful place in society....
Pig Industry News from Global Topigs Norsvin implements PRRS resistance in breeding value estimation
Topigs Norsvin has recently implemented selection for increased natural resistance to PRRS by using the WUR SNP in breeding value estimation. ...
26 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Nearly one in three consumers willing to eat lab-grown meat
60 percent of vegans would be willing to try lab-grown meat, according to research commissioned by Ingredient Communications....
23 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Global McDonald’s beats KFC, Burger King, Subway and Starbucks on animal welfare
The leading global measure of how companies perform on farm animal welfare has revealed that McDonald’s has outperformed its global rivals....
13 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Surge in alternative proteins as Nestlé and Tesco praised by investors for plant-based shift
London, 13 February 2018 - As alternative proteins become mainstream, Nestlé and Tesco are named the best declared companies, while Costco has been called out for its inadequate response...
07 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Role of Diagnostics for Investigating PCV2
ANALYSIS - Eduardo Fano, FLEX Technical Manager with Boehringer Ingelheim, speaks about the role diagnostics play when investigating PCV2, also in vaccinated populations....
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank Pork Quarterly Q1 2018
Rabobank makes its predictions for 2018 pork production, exports, and imports in the global market....
06 February 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Cargill-Cainthus partnership strengthens on-farm animal health and welfare
Cargill will bring facial recognition capability to farmers through strategic equity investment in Cainthus. ...
24 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Virkon S effective for African Swine Fever biosecurity
LANXESS offers swine producers a proven disinfectant for preventative farm biosecurity and control measures with Virkon S....
18 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Global DanAvl now DanBred
DanBred will market, sell and advise on pig genetics worldwide....
16 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Global HSA online guide to humane slaughter during disease control
As part of its strategy to promote the highest standards of welfare worldwide for food animals, the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has produced a new online guide which covers the humane killing of...
11 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Global US November exports hit new value record
US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) reports that November pork exports totalled 223,962 metric tons, down slightly from 2016. But through the first 11 months of 2017, export volume remained on pace for a...
04 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Combatting PRRSV: the new oral fluid IgM-IgA ELISA
Swine producers and veterinarians need both nucleic acid- and antibody-based tests to monitor PRRSV. PRRSV RT-PCR reflects virus circulation at the time of sample collection, whereas antibodies reveal...
27 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Weaning troubles
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
26 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global IOM projects give slavery victims a new start
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is giving victims of slavery a chance to hone their skills and build their own businesses through group training schemes and access to business grants....
25 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: husbandry and innovation
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
22 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: African swine fever
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
21 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Overcoming behavioural change
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, next up......
20 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Vietnam’s swine farming
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
19 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: PRRS
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
 
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