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30 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Know your herd: the future of livestock monitoring solutions
The Pig Site speaks to Piers Hampson, Head of Antelliq, about their latest innovative technology solutions for keeping track of herd health, welfare and productivity...
24 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Putting pig welfare first: OIE adopts pig welfare chapter
World Animal Protection welcomes the adoption of the pig welfare chapter by over 181 member countries, coordinated by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)...
22 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Modulating brooders are costing you money
While the modulating controllers are the most popular choice, initial lab tests suggested the Hi/Lo type control panels would yield significant fuel savings...
21 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Swine tagging…why and how!
Animal identification is step one to providing the production data needed to manage a swine operation and make the decisions required for herd improvement...
11 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Data can help improve PRRS control
Implementing metrics and utilising predictive analytics can help pork producers improve their management of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome say experts from Zoetis...
Pig Industry News from Global Impurities in FDA-approved injectible iron solutions: a response to the claims
Ceva's response to Pharmacosmos study on impurities in FDA-approved injectable Iron solutions...
10 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Heavy metal impurities found in 94 percent of tested injectable irons for piglets
New data shows concentrations of arsenic, chromium and/or lead exceeding the permitted daily exposure limit for humans in 15 of 16 widely used injectable iron products for baby pigs...
09 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Maximising colostrum intake at birth improves finishing performance
Pig Health Today discuss how colostrum intake can impact upon finishing performance and how to increase colostrum intake....
Pig Industry News from Global First pan-European UKAS accredited welfare standard raises the bar for pig welfare
In a first for pig welfare, UK-based continental meats supplier Winterbotham Darby gains accreditation for their Winterbotham Darby European Farm Partnership (EFP) pig module...
08 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Global WVA Animal Welfare Award winners 2018
World Veterinary Association and Ceva Santé Animale honour five veterinarians for their exemplary work in protecting and promoting Animal Welfare...
27 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global We have a shared farming future after Brexit, say British and European farmers
European farm leaders joined forces yesterday (26 April) morning in Brussels to stress the importance of strong partnership in agri-food trade after Brexit ...
23 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Global Intradermal vaccination: The faster, calmer way of vaccinating your herd
MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) have recently announced the launch of IDAL® 3G, the newest needle-free, intradermal delivery device in the IDAL® family...
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. ...
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