Pig Industry News

News published on June 2, 2008:

Keep the Breeding Herd Cool During Summer

The optimum ambient temperature for swine in the breeding herd is approximately 65° F (range of approximately 55 to 75° F). Thus, the elevated environmental temperature and humidity associated with summers in V...
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Virginia Cooperative Extension
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News published on May 30, 2008:

Swine Manure Cuts Fertilizer Costs and Produces High Quality High Yielding Crops

Grain and oilseed growers are cutting their production costs by exercising the recycling option and using livestock manure to displace some of the commercial fertilizer normally applied to boost crop quality an...
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Farmscape
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News published on May 30, 2008:

Rice bran approved as meat enhancer

Independent Study Shows That Stabilized Rice Bran Added to Chicken Nuggets and Hot Dogs Provides Cost Savings, Better Yield and an Improved Nutritional Profile.NutraCea, a world leader in stabilized rice bran (...
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NutraCea release
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News published on May 29, 2008:

Floor heating: Better beginnings for pigs in new type of pen

Floor heating in the farrowing area reduces piglet mortality, according to studies of a new farrowing pen prototype. In their design of the pen, scientists have taken natural sow and piglet behaviour into consi...
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Univ. of Aarhus - Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
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News published on May 28, 2008:

APL urges consumers to ‘Know the talk and make sure it is Aussie pork’

Australian Pork Limited has recently released a brochure to assist consumers in understanding product labelling requirements and purchase Australian pork.The brochure titled “A guide to purchasing Australian po...
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Australian Pork Limited
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News published on May 28, 2008:

ACMC: Testing system builds-in big feed savings

With sustained high feed prices continuing to put producers under pressure, pig-breeding company ACMC  demonstrated at the British Pig and Poultry Fair how the use of genetically-superior stock can reduce ...
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ACMC Ltd.
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News published on May 23, 2008:

Major meat traceability initiative in China

DSM, the world’s largest producer of vitamins for animal feed, is to enter into a strategic partnership with Yunnan Shennong Agriculture Group to supply its Optimum Vitamin Nutrition (OVN®) Premix in Yunnan Pro...
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DSM Nutritional Products
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News published on May 21, 2008:

Swine: Practical Ideas to Address High Feed and Production Costs

Pork producers are facing a period of rapidly increasing feed and production costs. The following management tips and resources have been compiled by the Pork Checkoff to assist producers in identifying opportu...
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PorkCheckoff
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News published on May 8, 2008:

New World Beating Boar Goes to War on Feed Costs

A new boar bred by UK's pig genetics company JSR Genetics, is consistently achieving a record breaking reduction in feed conversion rates (FCR) - 13.4 per cent less than the UK average - and the lowest achieved...
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JSR Genetics
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News published on May 6, 2008:

Milk Supplementation for Baby Pigs

If sows are heat-stressed their daily feed intake decreases to decrease heat production. The reduced feed intake can result in increased tissue loss from the sow, lower piglet weaning weights, and possibly high...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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