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IPPE celebrates record-breaking attendance

The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is the largest show on record with an estimated 30,000 poultry, meat and feed industry leader attendees from all over the world. In addition, the show had 1,288 exhibitors with more than 490,000 net square feet of exhibit space. Final number...

Weekly weighing boosts pig growth rates

A simple weighing system has helped Gloucester pig producer Alexander and Angell Farms to revamp its feeding system and slash finishing times. Taking inspiration from the poultry industry, where everything that moves is measured and weighed, the business decided to measure each batch of animals ever...

Ukrainian poultry industry needs to boost exports

The development of the 
poultry industry in Ukraine in the years to come will depend on new export destinations. Priority regions include Europe, Middle East and Asia, while the Customs Union will play a less important role. By Vladislav Vorotnikov Currently, Ukrainian export 
of poultry meat...

Axion ThermoControl to improve feed intake in hot weather

Axion ThermoControl is a complementary feed that should reduce the negative effects of high temperatures when it comes to feed intake. It prevents the loss of body condition and the decrease of piglets weight at weaning, claims CCPA Group, the manufacturer of Axion ThermoControl. Swine are very sens...

Lesaffre's animal care business rebrands as Phileo

The Lesaffre animal care business unit has officially changed its name to Phileo. The new name and branding will also be accompanied by a renewed website. Phileo taken from the Greek verb "to love", conjures up notions of care, respect and protection, which is one of the reasons why the animal care ...

Sodium butyrate in weaning piglets’ diets aids gut health

A study showed that the addition of sodium butyrate (NaBut) in the diets of weaning piglets plays an important role in recovering the intestinal tight junctions having a positive effect on maintaining the gut integrity. Post-weaning diarrhoea is one of the most common causes of morbidity and mortali...

US: Tyson invests heavily in Georgian poultry plant

US meat producer, Tyson Foods is making major improvements to its Vienna, Georgia poultry plant as part of an ongoing plan to maximise efficiencies and meet growing demand for its products. The capital improvement project, valued at more than $110 million, will bolster the future of the operation an...

US pork export growth to Mexico slows down in 2015

Pork exports from the United States to Mexico, its biggest market, are likely to grow more slowly in 2015 after three years of record increases, as a deadly pig virus abates in both countries, industry experts said. The flows south of the border have become a lucrative alternative for the world's le...

Cargill launches new breeder additive at IPPE

Cargill announced the release of its new breeder additive for poultry, during a press conference at the IPPE in Atlanta, Georgia,. According to the company, this additive can boost broiler performance and produce fewer broken eggs with the breeders. The additive (Proviox Breeder) is a special blend ...

Cargill launches new breeder additive at IPPE

Cargill announced the release of its new breeder additive for poultry, during a press conference at the IPPE in Atlanta, Georgia,. According to the company, this additive can boost broiler performance and produce fewer broken eggs with the breeders. The additive (Proviox Breeder) is a special blend ...

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