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26 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Schothorst Feed Research announces improved International Feeds & Nutrition Course
LELYSTAD, the Netherlands - 26 April 2018 - This years’ Feeds & Nutrition Course has been adapted to recent market developments and suggestions from former participants. The course is designed to give...
Pig Industry News from Thailand CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented...
Pig Industry News from Canada Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market
CALGARY, ALBERTA — New speciality market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available...
25 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United States Congress stands up to new swine slaughter rule
Concerns for the safety of processing line workers and for consumers have been raised and put to USDA officials in a letter that requests the withdrawal of the new Swine Slaughter Inspection Modernisation...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom EU guidelines boost former foodstuffs industry
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s publication of ‘Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption’....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Bright outlook for pig and poultry producers
Pig and poultry producers are looking forward to a bright couple of years ahead, according to a new survey by the British Pig & Poultry Fair...
24 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - Is the party over?
The recent NASS semi-annual pig crop for both the USA and Canada places the sow herds at 6.18 million head and 1.27 million head respectively. Inventories of all hogs and pigs are 73.2 million USA and...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: US hog market shows some rebound
Last week the US hog market showed some rebound, 53-54% lean hogs, going from 51.95¢ to 56.13¢....
Pig Industry News from United States Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Project underscores value of information sharing
Collaboration among veterinarians working with different pork producers is one of the great benefits emanating from the Morrison Swine Health Monitoring Project (MSHMP), Carles Vilalta, DVM, PhD, told...
Pig Industry News from Uganda Zoetis builds sustainable veterinary diagnostic network and animal health infrastructure in Uganda, Nigeria and Ethiopia
Marks accomplishments in first year of the African Livestock Productivity and Health Advancement (A.L.P.H.A.) Initiative. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Scientific, ethical, and economic aspects of farm animal welfare
The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) discusses its strategy for optimising animal welfare in agriculture....
Pig Industry News from United States Earth BioGenome Project: solutions for agriculture's future?
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering in the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), biology's version of the moonshot, an effort that will yield millions of powerful new solutions to agriculture's...
Pig Industry News from United States How do we advance livestock production for the future?
University of Florida researchers awarded USDA grants to advance livestock production ...
Pig Industry News from France What's on the label? France bans meat terminology on veggie alternatives
France has, this week (24 April), introduced a ban against using terminology relating to animal-based foods to describe their plant-based alternatives...
23 April 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union First report of African Swine Fever in Hungary
The first report of ASF in wild boar in Hungary has been made to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). ...
Pig Industry News from China China Pork Market Dashboard powered by IQC Insights: Week 16, 2018
We have the latest prices for Week 16, 2018 (Apr.14 - Apr.20, 2018)....
Pig Industry News from United States What have we learned about antibiotic-resistant genes in groundwater?
Swine manure is a valuable resource for cropland, but understanding its potential impact on groundwater is an ongoing priority. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus Global Technical Report: New research in population health
In February we attended the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production. This conference is held every 4 years and is one of the most informative conferences for livestock geneticists to...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russia rapidly increasing meat production volume
According to the information-analytical agency EMEAT, the volume of meat production in Russia is on the rise...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Make farming safer
The Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) has set a target to reduce the number of farming fatalities by at least 50% by the summer of 2023, in its latest initiative to transform the safety record in the farming...
Pig Industry News from Uganda The Pork Expo Africa 2018
Pork Expo Africa is Africa’s largest pig/pork industry-specific trade show that brings together pig producers, input manufacturers/traders, pork/pig traders, consumers and industry professionals from...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Future proofing pigs
With technology and management practices constantly evolving, keeping abreast of the latest developments can be difficult. But it will be possible to find it all in one place when the British Pig & Poultry...
Pig Industry News from Viet Nam Nutriad launches Delistart at Ildex Vietnam
At Ildex Vietnam 2018, feed additive specialist Nutriad unveiled a new product from its’ world leading palatability range. Delistart® is a piglet feeding concept that links quick feed to starter feed,...
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...
20 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Mexico Genesus Global Market Report - Mexican Market
There are three health related events that had affected the Mexican Pork Market over the last decade. ...
Pig Industry News from Canada Agriculture's contribution to carbon sequestration must be recognised
The President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says the contribution of Canadian agriculture in helping reduce Canada's carbon footprint, and without a carbon tax, needs to be...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: Barbecue season is beginning
This week, the quotations on the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market continue to move on last week’s level which has not changed so far....
Pig Industry News from Spain Magapor ITM 2018: What is to come?
The 13th International Technical Meeting (ITM), hosted by Magapor, will take place in the auditorium of the World Trade Centre of Zaragoza, Spain....
19 April 2018
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Less and better meat for the future of the industry
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably. ...
Pig Industry News from United States MSD Animal Health continues its partnership with WeForest to promote a healthy planet
World Earth Day provides opportunity for veterinarians to give back....
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