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10 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Ceva Santé Animale Confirms its Circle of Virtuous Growth in 2016
GLOBAL - 2016 was a year of sustained organic growth and major acquisitions. Consolidated sales reached €912m as the Ceva Group continued to achieve double-digit growth, cementing its position as the...
09 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Growth in Other Asian Markets Lags Behind China
ASIA - With the exception of China, other key Asian pork importers experienced relatively modest growth during 2016. Nonetheless, with Chinese demand ultimately expected to fall back, Hong Kong, Japan...
Pig Industry News from Global [Webinar] Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results
GLOBAL - Watch the webinar with experts from BIOMIN and Romer Labs for an an in-depth discussion about how to successfully implement on-site mycotoxin monitoring, and recent trends in mycotoxin occurrence...
08 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global Food Prices Highest for Almost Two Years
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 173.8 per cent in January, its highest value in almost two years, marking a 2.1 per cent increase from its revised December value even as global markets remain...
Pig Industry News from Global USMEF Sees Strong Potential for Further Export Growth
MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA & DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Oscar Ferrara, PhD, joined the USMEF in early January as the organisation’s new regional director for Mexico, Central America and the Dominican Republic....
07 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Animal Disease Spread Shown Using Social Network Analysis
GLOBAL - Researchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious...
Pig Industry News from Global New Flexible Sample Prep Solution Provides Consistent Performance While Saving Time, Money
Diagnostic labs are constantly searching for more effective sample preparation solutions that can adapt to their quickly evolving business and numerous testing requirements. To meet this need, Thermo Fisher...
02 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Your Questions Answered: Upcoming Mycotoxin Webinar
GLOBAL - Our upcoming live webinar on Mycotoxin On-Site Testing and Survey Results scheduled for February 8, 2017 is quickly approaching. Along with hundreds of people having already registered, we received...
31 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global GrowerSELECT Curtain Machine Improvements
Hog Slat’s engineering department says, “In almost every case we can look at existing products and make improvements.” ...
Pig Industry News from Global PROVENIA Feed Supplement for More Potent Piglets
GLOBAL - PROVENIA feed supplement is a unique protected source of flavouring compounds, including benzoic acid. ...
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....
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