Pig Industry News

News published on April 30, 2008:

Pioneering Technology for Improved Food and Feed Safety

With global concern over food and feed safety at all all-time high, producers are looking for answers and ways to promote confidence in the quality and safety of their products. VICAM offers a full spectrum of ...
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VICAM
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News published on April 30, 2008:

In-breeding in pigs causes defects, small litter-expert

Cross breeding is a better alternative to in-breeding even for backyard pig farms, a British expert said during the recently concluded hog convention. Dr. Rex Walters of the British Pig Association said that wh...
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Sun Star Philippines
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News published on April 29, 2008:

Swine management: Long pig transports to be studied more closely

When pigs are transported over long distances, we do not know very much about their behaviour and welfare. Scientists from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Aarhus intend to rectify that...
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Aarhus University/Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
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News published on April 28, 2008:

New computer applications allow to classify pig meat automatically

Fast identification of animal meat for human consumption is especially interesting as it is a guarantee of quality for consumers and producers. Consumption of Iberian pig meat is traditional in Spain as an expo...
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EurekAlert
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News published on April 25, 2008:

Pfizer Animal Health Enters into Agreement to Acquire Animal Health Products from Schering-Plough

Pfizer Animal Health announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire multiple product franchises from Schering-Plough Corporation covering all major animal health species including cattle, swine, equ...
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Business Wire / Pfizer Animal Health Inc.
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News published on April 25, 2008:

Norsvin opens new boar test station with CT technology

11th of March 2008 was a significant day for modern pig breeding. Together with partners and friends from Europe and America, Norsvin celebrated the opening of Norsvin Delta. Norsvin Delta, located close to the...
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Norsvin press release
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News published on April 25, 2008:

New Tests Make Antibiotic Monitoring Easier

Detecting antibiotics in the environment could become easier to do, thanks to portable field kits developed and validated by a team of scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Abraxis, LLC and t...
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USDA Agriculture Research Service
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News published on April 25, 2008:

Biorigin present solutions to optimize production at AveSui 2008

Biorigin, company dedicated to the development of innovative solutions based yeast and its derivates for foods and animal nutrition, will participate in AveSui – Latin American Poultry and Swine Fair – to be he...
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Biorigin
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News published on April 24, 2008:

Transgenic Goats' Milk Helps Fend Off E. Coli-Related Illness In Pigs

Pigs fed goats' milk that was genetically modified to carry an important antibacterial enzyme found in human breast milk showed signs of better resisting attack by common E. coli bacteria than did pigs fed unmo...
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University of California-Davis News Service
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News published on April 23, 2008:

TOPIGS genetics: 26.36 weaned piglets per sow per year

Dutch pig farmers with TOPIGS sows achieved an average production of 26.36 weaned piglets per year in 2007. Compared with 2006, this is an increase of 0.65 piglets. This picture emerged from the technical resul...
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TOPIGS
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