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02 January 2018
Pig Industry News from Malaysia Nutriad hosts seminars on AGP alternatives in Malaysia
Multinational feed additives producer NUTRIAD, together with its’ local distribution partner Pahang Pharmacy, hosted a series of technical seminars on Antibiotic Growth Promoter Alternatives and Mycotoxin...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Red Tractor founder awarded CBE in New Year Honours list
David Clarke, a founding member of Red Tractor Assurance, has been honoured with a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NFU President looks ahead to a busy 2018
In his New Year message to the UK, the NFU President, Meurig Raymond, describes the challenges and opportunities that 2018 brings to the agricultural industry....
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - the challenges of labour
As I visit with producers the conversation, sooner or later, and mostly sooner, turns to labour. The challenge of finding employees, motivating them, retaining them etc. There seems to be an ever-dwindling...
Pig Industry News from United States Balancing good and bad bacteria key to effective gut health, nutrient absorption
Developing techniques and tools to encourage the growth of good bacteria in the gut is key to producing healthier pigs that require fewer antibiotics over the long term, according to swine nutritionist...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S.D.A Hog and pigs report more pigs!
Last Friday the U.S.D.A released an inventory report for the U.S....
29 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba highlights agricultural trade priorities at North American summit
Manitoba will be participating in an international summit early in the new year to advance the province’s priorities related to the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and...
28 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United States OCM sues USDA over GIPSA rule
USDA is being sued by the Organisation for Competitive Markets for withdrawing the “Farmer Fair Practices Rule”....
27 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Weaning troubles
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
26 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global IOM projects give slavery victims a new start
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is giving victims of slavery a chance to hone their skills and build their own businesses through group training schemes and access to business grants....
25 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: husbandry and innovation
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
22 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: African swine fever
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
Pig Industry News from Mexico Genesus Global Market Report: Mexico
Mexico has experienced a good year 2017 in the swine industry. The national herd has expanded but at the same time pork prices keep working very well. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Boar stud requires high health status, zero tolerance for biosecurity errors
A boar stud producing semen for thousands of sows needs to maintain excellent health with the highest level of biosecurity possible....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom ASF warning for catering businesses
Food businesses which supply human food repurposed as animal feed are being reminded to comply with Hygiene Regulations to prevent outbreaks of disease such as African swine fever, following the arrival...
Pig Industry News from Canada PED cases subsiding in Manitoba
The Office of Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer has reported that cases of PED are under control - Manitoba could be rid of the disease in the near future....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom More certainty for farmers needed as mid-term business confidence goes into the red
The NFU has called for more clarity and certainty from Government to ensure farm businesses can be profitable, productive and progressive post-Brexit....
21 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Sweden Geminor wins contract to supply Swedish RDF facility
Geminor has won a new contract to supply more than 27,000 tonnes of RDF to the Renova energy from waste (EFW) facility in Gothenburg. The 12-month agreement, which commences in January 2018, is the latest...
Pig Industry News from Ireland H2Ozone’s AgriSafe helps improve farm profitability and reduces mortality
Test results of H2Ozone’s AgriSafe water purifying technology have shown a 10% improvement in profit margin and reduced mortality rates for poultry growers and are showing positive results in piggeries....
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Overcoming behavioural change
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, next up......
Pig Industry News from United States NFU President speaks out against “severely flawed” Tax Reform Conference Bill
As the US Congress readies to vote on a major overhaul of the nation’s tax system, the NFU is urging lawmakers to vote against the current plan because of its regressive structure and devastating implications...
20 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Vietnam’s swine farming
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
Pig Industry News from European Union China bans waste imports from Europe
Europe is struggling for non-EU options for waste treatment and recycling as China tightens regulations on imported waste....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom CMA approve Tulip Ltd acquisition
The Competition & Markets Authority, last week, announced its approval of Tulip Ltd’s acquisition of pig producer, Easey Holdings Ltd, with no further action necessary. ...
Pig Industry News from China The pollution regulations affecting China's pork producers
Recent changes in China’s Environmental Protection Laws have instigated a drastic change in the balance of small-scale and industrial pig producers within the pork industry, with rippling effects on...
Pig Industry News from China China Pork Market Dashboard powered by IQC Insights: Week 48
We have the latest prices for Week 48. ...
19 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus global technical report: The impact of selecting on FCR on pork quality
The discussion around pork quality has been going on for years, yet little has been done to do anything about it, genetically speaking....
Pig Industry News from Canada New research highlights opportunity to improve the iron status of piglets
Iron deficiency could be reducing the performance of piglets post-weaning, despite the routine use of iron injections and feed supplements....
Pig Industry News from Spain Nutriad concludes maize mycotoxin survey Spain
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, a leader in solutions for Mycotoxin Management, continues to invest in mycotoxin surveys across the world. The annual surveys, which are shared with industry...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. small pig market on fire
The cash price for U.S. early weans and feeder pigs is on fire. Last week the U.S. cash feeder price for a 40lb pig averaged $73.37 each....
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