As the new swine extension program specialist with the Iowa Pork Industry Center, Amanda Chipman said her academic and industry experiences have prepared her well for this unique opportunity.
We are now seeking nominations for the 2018 VIV European Personality Awards which will be awarded on the opening day of VIV Europe (20th June 2018) in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
With this initiative, true to its commitment to the future of Animal Health, HIPRA shows its backing for the continued training of professionals in the swine industry and emphasizes its commitment to co-operation between universities and industry.
Iron deficiency could be reducing the performance of piglets post-weaning, despite the routine use of iron injections and feed supplements.
Successful companies don’t react to change; they drive it. With that in mind, Hypor recently opened the doors on a new state-of-the-art facility in Sichamps, France. In the process, they offered a window to the future of pork production and demonstrated that for Hypor and its clients, the future is now. The renovation to modernize and expand this 400-sow unit was an expensive one, but the return on investment is significant.
Eight months without a piggery fan working. Easy to spot? No! Fans are often set to work in sequence and may be idle for pre-determined periods – which was why an East Anglian farmer failed to notice it. However, this fault was picked up by professional analysis of the data provided by the farm’s monitoring system.