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30 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Mixed Response From Agricultural Industry as US Withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership
US - The big news this past week has been the action of the US President Donald Trump, to sign an executive action to pull the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations....
Pig Industry News from Global Economics of PRRS in Growing Pigs Is Severe for Producers
ANALYSIS - At the North American PRRS Symposium, a key focus was how to control PRRS in growing pigs because the economic impact is exceptionally high for this population of pigs. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Replacement of Acid Components in Pig Diets
GLOBAL - At EuroTier 2016, Dr Attila Kovács, Global Product Line Manager Acids highlighted how to effectively reduce the acid component of swine diets using an innovative acid-based feed additive. His...
27 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Food Companies Step Up Farm Animal Welfare Measures
GLOBAL - Food companies are paying more and more attention to animal welfare within their supply chains, according to the latest Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report, published on Monday....
26 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Completes Deal to Acquire Merial Swine From Boehringer Ingelheim
GLOBAL - Ceva Santé Animale has completed the acquisition of a diversified portfolio of products, including swine and cattle vaccines and multi-species nonsteroidal antiinflammatories from Boehringer...
25 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Nutriad Solutions for Antibiotic Free Production
GLOBAL - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad has been in business for more than 50 years and services customers in more than 80 countries around the world. Nutriad's expertise and focus for many...
24 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global SowMAX Key to Increasing Feed Consumption
A move to 21-day weaning along with an increasing born live sent Great Lake Pork, headquartered in Allendale, Michigan, in search of the best method for ad-lib feeding in farrowing....
23 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Feeding Sows for Successful Offspring
GLOBAL - The swine industry has made great strides in swine reproduction; most specifically in the areas of increased litter size, increased milk production and improvements in productivity traits, writes...
Pig Industry News from Global Copper is Essential for Piglet Performance
GLOBAL - The weaning process is a stressful one for piglets. A new environment, penmates and feed source can all impact their feed intake and growth potential. ...
20 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Big Dutchman Expands in the Asia-Pacific
GLOBAL - Big Dutchman recently expanded in three countries at the same time in the Asia-Pacific region:...
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Completes Deal to Acquire Portfolio of Merial Swine Vaccines and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatories from Boehringer Ingelheim
GLOBAL - Ceva Santé Animale today completed the acquisition of a diversified portfolio of products, including swine and cattle vaccines and multi-species nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories from Boehringer...
19 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Job Clip - Managing Director
GLOBAL - Hannes talks about being a Managing Director at BIOMIN....
17 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Pen Vise Is Perfect Tool for Cleaning Brooder Orifices
Having the right tool makes any maintenance chore easier, and Hog Slat’s Pen Vise is the perfect tool for cleaning clogged brooder and heater orifices....
Pig Industry News from Global Global Meat, Food Prices Fall for Fifth Year in a Row
GLOBAL - Prices of major food commodities declined for the fifth year in a row in 2016, averaging 161.6 points for the year as a whole, some 1.5 percent below their 2015 levels....
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: New Year Musings - Russia and USA
RUSSIA and US - One of the interesting global factors in the pig industry is what’s going on in Russia, and how this will affect the markets, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
16 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Researchers Find Virus Responsible for 'Shaking Piglets'
GLOBAL - Researchers at the University Clinic for Swine, the Institute of Virology, and the Institute of Pathology and Forensic Veterinary Medicine at Vetmeduni Vienna in Austria have made a breakthrough...
13 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Market Report
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Pig farming is growing fast in Vietnam, and pig prices in the market are still in serious decline. One of the main reason for the decline in pig price is the enforced closure of the Chinese/Vietnam...
12 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The Effects of Emerging Mycotoxins in Livestock
GLOBAL - A recap of unregulated fungal metabolites that should be on the protein industry’s radar. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Nutriad Supporting US Customers on Veterinary Feed Directive
GLOBAL - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking numerous steps and actions to ensure that antibiotics are being used judiciously in Food Animal Production. ...
10 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: Global Market Thoughts!
GLOBAL - It’s the New Year and we are thinking about the China swine markets and how it will affect us, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
Pig Industry News from Global Safeguarding Biodiversity Must be Integrated Across Agricultural Sectors
GLOBAL - Governments from 167 countries have given unprecedented recognition to the need to protect biodiversity across the agricultural sectors as a key action to achieve sustainable development, including...
09 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global New Field Guide for Slat Repair and Replacement Now Available
GLOBAL - Hog Slat Inc. has teamed up with Vanberg Specialized Coatings and Altenburg Construction to produce a working guide for swine producers covering the repair and replacement of concrete slats. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Cuts to 'Red Tape' Promised for UK Farmers
GLOBAL - Speaking last week at the UK's Oxford Farming Conference to leaders from the food and farming industry, Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom has outlined her hopes for a reduced regulatory burden...
06 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Ralco and Genesus Partner on Swine Research
GLOBAL - Ralco has joined forces with Genesus swine genetics company to advance swine nutrition and genetic characteristics for swine producers around the world. The two global companies will work together...
05 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The Ins and Outs of the New Veterinary Feed Directive
GLOBAL - In an exclusive, candid, 90-minute interview with editors from the VFD News Centers and Poultry Health Today, William Flynn, DVM, MS, deputy director for science and policy for FDA’s Center...
04 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global More Than You Ever Wanted to Know about Curtain Machine Load Blocks
Nearly all of Hog Slat’s competitors try to dismiss the GrowerSELECT® product line as “just a cheap copy.” However, every time I work with Hog Slat’s engineering department I realize how misguided...
Pig Industry News from Global CIRCOVAC Found to Protect Piglets Against PCV2d
GLOBAL - The new PCV2d variant of the Porcine Circovirus is an emerging virus that has been associated with vaccine failure....
03 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Big Surprises in USDA's Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report
GLOBAL - The big news over the holiday came from the latest USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, which surprised many with its revised number of hogs that are expected to come to market between December...
25 December 2016
23 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Digestibility Is the Top Reason Livestock Producers Use Phytogenic Feed Additives
GLOBAL - Digestibility enhancement ranks as the number one reason that the livestock industry uses phytogenic feed additives (PFAs), according to a recent survey of more than one thousand agribusiness...
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