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12 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Best of The Pig Site 2017: nutrition for piglets
Today in The Pig Site's best articles of 2017......
11 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Best of The Pig Site 2017: CO2 stunning
Continuing The Pig Site's selection of the best articles from 2017- next up......
Pig Industry News from Global AIC warns of shortages of Vitamins A and E for livestock feed supplies
The livestock feed industry is facing a lack of supply of vitamins A and E due to two recent incidents, warns the Agricultural Industries Confederation. ...
08 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Norwegian legislative debate opens doors for gene editing in the pork industry
In a move that could have huge implications for global pork production, a new way to classify and regulate GMOs has been proposed by the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board this week....
Pig Industry News from Global Best of the Pig Site 2017: Ventilation
Today in The Pig Site's selection of the best articles from 2017......
07 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global 2017's best articles: inside a thriving Jamaican pork farm
Today in The Pig Site's selection of the best articles from 2017......
06 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Revolutionary insect protein wins acclaim for AgriProtein as top business disruptor
WASTE-to-nutrient up-cycler AgriProtein has been named a top 10 Virgin Media Business Disruptor to Watch in the Fast Track 2017, published in The Sunday Times. ...
04 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global 2017: a year in the global pig industry
2017 has been a challenging and exciting year for the pig industry. In case you missed anything, here on The Pig Site we’ll be looking back at some of our favourite articles from the last 12 months....
01 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global 2017: a year in the global pig industry
2017 has been a challenging and exciting year for the pig industry. In case you missed anything, here on The Pig Site we’ll be looking back at some of our favourite articles from the last 12 months. First...
21 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Antimicrobial potential of essential oil feed additives
A recent study has indicated that a number of plant-derived essential oils are effective as natural alternatives to synthetic food additives, particularly as antimicrobial agents. ...
17 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Aptimmune launches industry’s first inactivated mucosal IAV-S
Aptimmune Biologics introduces the industry’s first inactivated mucosal influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) vaccine administered via nasal spray. ...
14 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global WTO rejects Indonesia appeal on import restrictions
The World Trade Organisation, after 3 ½ years of discussions, has reached a conclusion on the appeal of import restrictions being imposed by Indonesia. ...
09 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global WHO guidelines on antimicrobials spark debate
This week the World Health Organisation (WHO) released new guidelines on antimicrobial use on farms and within the food industry, inciting polar responses from veterinary and agricultural departments across...
08 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global AASV Research:Oral Fluid Sample Extraction, Shipping
ANALYSIS - Oral fluid sampling is growing in popularity around the world. New research is showing an even easier way to extract and ship the sample. ...
07 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition introduces CERTILLUS
Pronounced “sir-till-us,” this exciting portfolio of products presents specific solutions to the challenges producers face related to pathogenic threats on their specific operation....
Pig Industry News from Global Staffordshire pig producer lands major US deal for its "ground-breaking" pen
Multi-award-winning pig production firm, Midland Pig Producers (MPP), has clinched a major new deal to export its pioneering pig pen design to the US....
03 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Welfare in mind: new device for measuring performance of stunning tools
Accles & Shelvoke Ltd have introduced a new device for measuring the stunning performance of their CASH® stunning tools....
02 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Slash antibiotic use with a holistic approach
ABC advocates holistic approach to antibiotic use: pig farmers concerned with reducing antibiotic use could learn from practises used in the poultry industry to promote herd health....
01 November 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Improving Hygienic Conditions One Way to Reduce Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - Reducing the use of antibiotics on-farm doesn't happen in a day. Rather, it's a philosophy change in farm management, according to Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn, professor at the University of Madrid....
25 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global GenoTube Offers Extended Life for Diagnostic Samples
ANALYSIS - Looking for a better way to collect and deliver diagnostic samples to the laboratory? Thermo Fisher Scientific's GenoTube is a non-invasive nasal swab for collection of DNA or RNA from animals....
23 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Global CO2 Emissions Stalled for Third Year in a Row
GLOBAL - The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO2 emissions have stalled for the third year...
Pig Industry News from Global Delayed Resumption of Re-negotiations Expected to Favour US NAFTA Supporters
CANADA & US - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says a planned one month break in negotiations aimed at modernizing NAFTA will allow interests in the United States that favor...
19 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global US Economic Community Aware, Supportive of NAFTA
US & CANADA - Canada's Agriculture Minister says the US economic community is well aware of the benefits of NAFTA and remain supportive of maintaining the deal, writes Bruce Cochrane....
17 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Action Needed to Educate Public on Value of Trade
CANADA, US & MEXICO - Saskatchewan's Agriculture Minister suggests a better job needs to be done in informing the Canadian, American and Mexican public of the value of trade among the three participants...
13 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Inequalities of Hunger: Global Hunger Index Spotlights Uneven Progress in Reducing Hunger
GLOBAL - Global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but more recent rising hunger scores of several countries in the 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) underline how uneven this progress...
11 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Danish Crown Boosts Sales in Southeast Asia
DENMARK - Economic growth in South East Asia is continuing. The Danish Crown Group is therefore establishing a head office for the region in Vietnam. With support from two new sales offices in Taiwan and...
09 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Vegetable Oils Give Lift to FAO Food Price Index
GLOBAL - Global food prices rose slightly in September, as firmer prices of vegetable oils and to a lesser extent dairy products offset declining prices for staple cereal grains....
04 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global When to Call the Veterinarian? PEDv Offers Perfect Example
ANALYSIS - Scott Dee, research director at Pipestone Veterinary Services, discussed indicators a pig producer should look for that are a red flag that it's time to call their veterinarian....
02 October 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Massive Projected Increase in Use of Antimicrobials in Animals by 2030
GLOBAL - The amount of antimicrobials given to animals destined for human consumption is expected to rise by a staggering 52 per cent and reach 200,000 tonnes by 2030 unless policies are implemented to...
Pig Industry News from Global Win-win Strategies for Climate, Food Security
GLOBAL - Climate policies that target agriculture and forests could lead to increased food prices, but reducing deforestation and increasing soil carbon sequestration in agriculture could significantly...
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