New vaccine alternative helps fight against PRRS

Fostera_PRRSFostera PRRS, a modified-live vaccine for growing pigs from Pfizer Animal Health, helps to fight the costly battle against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) respiratory disease

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China teams up with IBM to enhance pork safety

IBMIT major IBM and China-based Shandong Commercial Group Co. Ltd. (Lushang Group) recently announced that they have designed a system that will help ensure the safety of pork products in eastern China's Shandong province, while also improving the efficiency of the food supply chain in the region.

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Japfa Vietnam and Hypor ink pact for pig genetics unit

pig_company.eVietnam’s leading animal feed producer Japfa Comfeed Long An Ltd (Japfa) and global swine genetics company Hypor B.V. (Hypor) have signed an agreement to establish a quality high health pig breeding unit in Vietnam.

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Phytogenic feed additives and ammonia emissions

With a growing world population, the global demand for animal protein including pork will continue to grow in the futureWithin the swine industry the largest emissions concern is Ammonia (NH3), which is known for its negative impacts on the environment as well as animal health. Among several strategies, feed supplementation with plant-derived substances has shown substantial benefits in reducing ammonia emissions in pig production systems.

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Benefits of essential oils in pig finishing diets

Essential oils have multiple desirable properties which can have beneficial effects on animal performanceEssential oils have multiple desirable properties which can have beneficial effects on animal performance, such as finishing pigs, when added to their rations.

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