While there is still much we do not know about how ASF will spread in the coming months, what is clear is that the scale of potential upside in demand and potential risk of contamination has perhaps never been greater.
John Pluske has been appointed inaugural Chief Scientist and CEO of Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL).
Danish Genetics is making a six-figure investment in more than 230 new Schauer Advanced Computerised Feeding stations from BoPil. The company is aiming for the position as leading breeding company regarding feed conversion rate.
A new high-tech solution to the problem of tail biting in pigs has been devised by Scottish scientists and could become an alternative to the controversial last-resort practice of tail docking.
The new Danish breeding company Danish Genetics has been approved to maintain officially recognised herd/breeding records by the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark.
Animal diseases, such as avian influenza or African swine fever, know no borders and can continually affect new areas. Reducing the risk is possible through the implementation of procedures designed to avoid the introduction and spread of pathogens in animal populations.
Vion today announces the appointment of John Morssink as CFO effective 1 November as successor of Joost Sliepenbeek who will leave the company to take on the CFO position at Action.
Under the leadership of Pirbright’s Dr Elma Tchilian the Comparative and Veterinary Immunology Group (CVIG) has been revived and is actively engaging in opportunities to showcase the research of its members and bring knowledge of comparative and veterinary immunology to a wider audience.
Chris Rademacher said the opportunity to develop new conduits of information from Iowa State University to all pork producers drew him to the associate director position at Iowa Pork Industry Center.
Manitoba will be supporting the HyLife expansion through TIF equivalent to 22 years of incremental taxes, estimated at $9.5 million.