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Pig Growing & Finishing

The latest articles, analysis and information on pig growing and finishing research to successfully raise pigs between nursery and market ages to help swine producers maximize herd performance and yields from the editors of Pig International magazine. Topics include nutritional guidelines, biosecurity practices and selective breeding.


The second Animine Academy in Paris

On June 22-23, the European Federation of Animal Science and Animine have organized the second Animine Academy in Paris, after the success of the first edition in 2015.
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Moving piglets feasible with conveyor belts

A recent study was conducted in hopes of minimizing stress when transporting hogs
Does using a conveyor to load pigs into the top deck of a straight deck trailer lower the stress to which pigs and handlers endure during transportation?
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Marel agrees to acquire Sulmaq

Marel is pleased to announce that the company has agreed to acquire Sulmaq. The aim is to strengthen Marel's position in Central and South America and ensure better access to a large and growing market for beef and pork.
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Ohio State Fair officials warn exhibitors of swine influenza

Hundreds of pigs were killed from swine influenza outbreaks at Ohio county fairs; State Fair officials urge individuals to watch for warning signs
Ohio State Fair exhibitors are preparing to bring their livestock onto the fairgrounds in Columbus with the risk of their hogs contracting swine influenza as a main concern. Recently two county fairs in the state were devastated by the impact of influenza.
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Villari Brothers partner with American Humane

Villari Brothers partners with American Humane to uphold their commitment to raising hogs in a responsible and ethical manner
Villari Brothers, a third-generation family influenced business started in 1925, has earned certification for the proper treatment of pigs from American Humane.
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Canada surpasses the US in pork exports to China

The United States has fallen to Canada as the top North American supplier of pork to China
The United States has fallen to Canada as the top North American supplier of pork to China, according to a report from China Daily.
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