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12 January 2017
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...
19 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: China Forecast to Maintain Pork Imports in 2017
GLOBAL - A new report from Rabobank has revealed that it expects consumers in 2017 to benefit from downward pressure on global meat prices....
16 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Supply-Driven Global Meat Markets to Put Pressure on Prices, Rabobank Says
GLOBAL – Consumers are set to benefit from downward pressure on global meat prices during 2017, according to a new report from the Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group. ...
12 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Resistance to Drug of Last Resort Found in US Pig
GLOBAL - A new study has discovered, for the first time, bacteria that carry a transmissible carbapenem resistance gene in a pig in the US....
08 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Enriched Pens Linked to Less Gestational Stress, Lower Piglet Mortality
GLOBAL - Housing sows in enriched pens can reduce stress and have a positive impact on the development and survival rate of piglets, according to scientists....
05 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Polish Meat Processor to Acquire Pig Breeding Business
POLAND - Polish meat processor Gobarto S.A. (formerly PKD Duda S.A.) has signed a preliminary deal to acquire local pig breeder PPH Ferma-Pol sp. z o.o. from Poland’s Ministry of Treasure....
24 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global A Successful Cleaning Procedure for Pig Houses
GLOBAL - Successful disinfection of a pig house starts with a well planned cleaning procedure...
22 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Comparing 1960s Hog-O-Matic Finishing Floors to Contemporary Designs
Not every labor saving idea for swine confinement lasted much past the initial development phase. From the 1960 Yearbook of Agriculture, we present the HOG-O-MATIC!...
21 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Countries Plan to Reduce Farm Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - This past week was World Antibiotic Awareness Week and so countries around the world have been announcing their plans for antibiotic reduction in livestock farming....
17 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Investors Take Action to Manage Antibiotic Overuse Risk in Farming
GLOBAL - To mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week a new investor briefing has been released highlighting the risks to global investors from the systematic overuse of antibiotics in livestock farming....
16 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Farm Vigilance a Key Priority in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - Measures which encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in the food chain are likely to be extremely useful in reducing the emergence and spread of resistance to these drugs in bacteria, a new...
Pig Industry News from Global Global Meat Prices Fall in October
GLOBAL - The global Food Price Index from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) averaged 172.6 points in October, up 0.7 per cent for the month and 9.1 per cent from a year earlier, with the...
15 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Enzymes Are Key Puzzle Piece to Feeding the 9 Billion
How do we feed the world’s future population and the growing global demand for protein?...
Pig Industry News from Global Larger Sow Farms Drive Shift to Larger Buildings
The size of individual sow farms continues to increase in the US; just a few years ago 2,400 head units were considered large, but new sow farms under construction this year range between 5,000 to 14,000...
14 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: How Will Trump's Presidency Affect the Meat Industry?
ANALYSIS - Following the surprise election of Donald Trump for US presidency, some panic trading was predicted to occur....
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Market
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Genesus exhibited at VIETSTOCK 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last month. The VIETSTOCK 2016 Expo & Forum breaks another record with a registered 10,518 attendees coming from 39 different...
11 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Low US Pig Price Could Trump EU Competitiveness
GLOBAL - Cheap US pork could limit the competitiveness of EU and UK pig meat on the global marketplace in the coming months....
Pig Industry News from Global Governments Call for Cooperation with Trump Presidency
GLOBAL - Following the election of Donald Trump as the new US president governments around the world are calling on the US to cooperate and increase trade relations....
09 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Global DON and FUM Top Mycotoxin Occurrence in Q3 2016
GLOBAL - Analysis of 4027 feed and raw commodity samples from over 50 countries reveals that deoxynivalenol (DON) and fumonisins (FUM) are the most common mycotoxins found in feedstuffs, according to results...
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