Pig Industry News

News published on March 29, 2008:

Three Global Leaders Debate the Issues Facing the Food Industry Today

Three of the world’s top agricultural policy makers will come together to address feed, food and fuel issues as part of Alltech’s 24th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium to be held April 20-23,...
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Alltech Inc.
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News published on March 26, 2008:

Quick Analysis of Transport Can Save Problems at Processing Plants

The slaughterhouse’s holding pen – known also as lairage – is the end of the line for hogs on their way through the food chain. It can also be the beginning of the line for the spread of pathogenic Salmonella i...
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Newswise Science News
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News published on March 19, 2008:

Gilts Are More Sensitive to Vomitoxin Than Barrows

The incidence of Fusarium infestation in cereal crops in western Canada has been increasing over the past few years. Fusarium-infected grains produce a toxic metabolite commonly known as vomitoxin. Consuming vo...
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Government of Ontario / OMAFRA
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News published on March 18, 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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News published on March 14, 2008:

Zinpro Announces World’s First Sow Lameness Symposium

International Collaboration to Discuss Lameness Identification and PreventionZinpro Corporation has announced the world’s first symposium on sow lameness will take place in Minneapolis, Minn., on April 2-4, 200...
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Zinpro Corp.
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News published on March 14, 2008:

‘Traceability is a Green Brand’: EFSA Founder & Former EU Commissioner Byrne to Deliver Conference Keynote

Uppermost in the mind of consumers in this age of ecology are the safety of the food chain, from farm to fork, and its environmental impact. Global agriculture is in the spotlight as rarely before. By rethinkin...
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Alltech Inc.
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News published on March 12, 2008:

Minimizing Odor from Swine Manure

Two major elements that are of concern in nutrient management, phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N), also contribute to the odor of swine manure. Nitrogen is particularly important because it is a component in ammon...
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Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension
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News published on March 12, 2008:

Hypor China appoints sales and marketing manager

Hypor China is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Wang Laixi (Hunter Wang) who joined the organization in March 2008 as Sales and Marketing Manager, China. Mr. Wang brings many years of experience in ...
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Hypor
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News published on March 11, 2008:

Engormix.com launches new topical area: Aquaculture

Engormix.com proudly announces the launching of its newest area, AQUACULTURE, as an answer to our members’ need for current information regarding aqua farming.Having in mind that aquaculture is an area inside a...
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News published on March 7, 2008:

Circovirus Vaccination Has Benefits Beyond the Prevention of Clinical Signs

Several trials in Kansas have demonstrated that circovirus vaccination improves the performance of growing pigs even on high health farms.On a 300 sow, PRRS negative farm with a history of PCVAD, 235 animals we...
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Pork News & Views - OMAFRA Newsletter
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