Pig Industry News

News published on August 15, 2008:

Reducing Energy Costs in Swine Barns

To assess current energy consumption patterns in swine operations, a survey followed by energy audits were conducted in different types of swine barns in Saskatchewan. Benchmark information showed high variabil...
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Prairie Swine Centre Inc. news
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News published on August 13, 2008:

Record booking for the leading exhibition in the world for animal husbandry

The international DLG exhibition for animal husbandry and management – EuroTier 2008 – will be held at the Exhibition Grounds in Hanover for the eighth time from 11 to 14 November 2008. EuroTier is Europe's mos...
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Eurotier 2008 press release
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News published on August 8, 2008:

Key Thinkers Unite at JSR Conference

JSR Genetics' 19th Technical Conference, entitled '50 Years of Excellence in Breeding', which takes place on 16th September 2008, will bring together influential industry thinkers of the present - and future. J...
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JSR Genetics
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News published on August 7, 2008:

Particle Size in Swine Diets: Factors for Consideration

Particle size refers to the average diameter of individual particles of feed, or simply the feed’s “fineness of grind.”  Cereal grains provide the primary energy source for swine diets; therefore, you must be c...
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Mississippi State University Extension Service
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News published on August 6, 2008:

Lighten up to avoid autumn infertility

July and August are months when pig producers should start thinking about autumn infertility. Rapidly-falling day lengths are one of the triggers leading to increased returns in sows over the autumn period."One...
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ACMC Ltd. news
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News published on August 5, 2008:

Managing Pigs in Tough Times

Pork producers have a place to turn for advice and information in tough economic times thanks to a joint project of the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) and University of Illinois Extension. "Managing...
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University of Illinois Animal Sciences Dept.
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News published on August 5, 2008:

Danisco Animal Nutrition strengthens operations in Europe and Asia

Danisco Animal Nutrition has strengthened its presence in Europe and Asia with the appointments of Devendra Singh Verma, Christina Pang and Jacob Verdoold.Devendra Verma has been appointed as Sales and Technica...
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Danisco Animal Nutrition
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News published on July 31, 2008:

Remove Solids in Pig Manure Prior to Aeration

Want to Save Aeration Energy? Try to Remove Solids in Pig Manure Prior to AerationThe recent research conducted at the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center at Waseca has indicated that ...
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University of Minnesota Extension publication
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News published on July 31, 2008:

Hypor Finalizes Agreement to Acquire France Hybrides

Hypor, the pig breeding division of Hendrix Genetics, has concluded its acquisition of France Hybrides from Groupe Glon.The acquisition of France Hybrides fits with Hypor’s strategy to having leading positions ...
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Hypor
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News published on July 31, 2008:

Hendrix Genetics and Sofiprotéol Form a New Alliance in Animal Genetics and Life Sciences

Hendrix Genetics and Sofiprotéol have signed and completed an agreement in which: (a) Sofiprotéol acquired 12% of the outstanding share capital and related voting rights in Hendrix Genetics B.V. and becomes a l...
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Hendrix Genetics BV
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