IPPE attendees heard about the latest findings into the links between feed and porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus, the prospects for the US swine sector over the next 12 months and the impact of the removal of antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in...
Swine producers across Canada will soon be able to include more co-products from the food and bio-fuel industries in growing-finishing pig diets whilst reducing feed cost per kilogram of gain, on the back of research taking place at the University of...
The cost of feed grains in China has increased steadily in 2014 adding to the pressure on pig producers in that market, with some smaller farmers abandoning the pork business over the past few months, says Rabobank.
A leading US grain association has added to the livestock industry’s war chest to pursue research on feed links and the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) that has devastated the swine industry in the US.
Better prices will support margin recovery in the Chinese pig sector at the end of the third quarter this year, kick-starting a new hog production cycle and boosting demand for feed inputs by mid-2015, says Rabobank.
The US and Canadian pork, feed and other linked industries have mapped out feed-related research priorities in a strategic bid to control the future spread of the deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv).
German prosecutors have opened an investigation following the discovery of dioxin in eggs and meat in the country in the past week, with the contamination reported to have stemmed from feed contaminated with industrial fats.
Meat processors and suppliers should check the terms of supply arrangements and review their insurance policies in light of the Irish pig meat recall, claims a product liability expert from international law firm Eversheds.
China has joined Taiwan and South Korea in suspending pork imports
from Belgium and the Netherlands as the two countries attempt to
minimise the damage to their meat industries due to the presence of
dioxin contaminated feed.