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/PageFiles/29806/001_boerderij-image-1415432.jpegWhat If? In vitro meat

Blog What if we did not have live animals but still had delicious meat to eat? Wouldn’t that solve animal welfare and environmental problems? Wouldn’t everyone be much happier? The topic of in vitro meat is interesting conversation among people in almost any venue.  From social gatherings to class disc...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Pork-Processing/Consumer-Issues/2013/11/What-If-In-vitro-meat-1415421W/

/PageFiles/29798/001_boerderij-image-1413393.jpegOsborne: New hog feeder launched

News Osborne Industries, Inc., has announced the launch of its all new Stainless Steel Rectangular Hog Feeders to its swine management equipment line. Double-sided wean-to-finish rectangular feeder models are available for dry and wet/dry feeding. The feeders are constructed with heavy duty, 304 welded s...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/General/2013/11/Osborne-New-hog-feeder-launched-1413375W/

/PageFiles/29757/001_boerderij-image-1231745.jpegFinisher pigs having a ball

News Since January 2013, providing distraction materials to sows 
and pigs has become mandatory in the EU. A host of different solutions have been shown at trade shows, but funnily enough, pigs don’t seem too interested. What if a toy did capture their interest? By Vincent ter Beek Why make a pig ...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Environment/2013/11/Finisher-pigs-having-a-ball-1231743W/

/PageFiles/35111/001_boerderij-image-1401320.jpegUS egg study reveals reduction in environmental impact

News While US egg production has increased over the past 50 years, the industry has also been able to significantly decrease its environmental footprint, a landmark study by the Egg Industry Center shows. Researchers conducted a lifecycle analysis of US egg production from 1960 to 2010 to evaluate enviro...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Eggs/2013/11/US-egg-study-reveals-reduction-in-environmental-impact-1401310W/

/PageFiles/29717/001_boerderij-image-1296610.jpegThere’s money in pig house air

News The Netherlands has advanced far with capturing odourous 
substances from outgoing air from pig houses. The next 
objective is to also capture outgoing heat. This can prove to bring in substantial amounts of money for pork producers. By Vincent ter Beek The door does not open easily, it is like som...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Breeding/Housing/2013/10/Theres-money-in-pig-house-air-1296571W/

/PageFiles/35097/002_boerderij-image-1315836.jpegProduction costs of eggs at record high level

News A combination of high feed prices, legislation and especially the cage ban has put the production costs of eggs at an all-time high. Costs differ per country, but enriched cages and aviary systems have significantly higher costs. A market bonus is necessary to compensate. By: Peter van Hor...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Eggs/2013/10/Production-costs-of-eggs-at-record-high-level-1315811W/

/PageFiles/22181/001_boerderij-image-1395535.jpegKSU webinar to focus on the future of cattle feeding

News A public webinar that will take place on October 29th will focus on the history and future of Zilmax, formally known as zilpaterol hydrocholoride, and its implications on the cattle feeding industry. It will be led by Chris Reinhardt, extension feedlot specialist for K-State Research and Extension. ...
http://www.allaboutfeed.net/Nutrition/Research/2013/10/KSU-webinar-to-focus-on-the-future-of-cattle-feeding-1395527W/

/PageFiles/35029/001_boerderij-image-1388330.jpegCage-free eggs grow in popularity in Costa Rica

News There is a growing popularity of cage-free eggs in Costa Rica, according to a report by the Humane Society International. The cage-free trend, which has been growing in Europe and the United States for a number of years, is in stark contrast to the industry standard of egg production in which hens a...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Eggs/2013/10/Cage-free-eggs-grow-in-popularity-in-Costa-Rica-1388326W/

/PageFiles/35019/001_boerderij-image-1387261.jpegCalls for ‘battery cage’ ban in India

News Animal welfare activists are urging the Indian Government to bring in timelines to phase out the use of “barren battery cages” in the country’s poultry farms. In a letter to Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan, President of the World Council of Arya Samaj, Swami Agnivesh decried the poultry indu...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Housing/2013/10/Calls-for-battery-cage-ban-in-India-1387251W/

/PageFiles/29609/001_boerderij-image-1385302.jpegBirth weight and genetics point to good growth

News Pigs with a high birth weight and the right genetic background perform better and achieve higher results during both weaning, growing and finishing than pigs with low birth weights. These were conclusions drawn by researchers at the Swine Innovation Centre Sterksel, part of Wageningen University, th...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Breeding/Piglet-Feeding/2013/10/Birth-weight-and-genetics-point-to-good-growth-1385299W/

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