Industry News & Blogs

Results 31-40 of 438

/PageFiles/29416/001_boerderij-image-1338528.jpegBig Dutchman helps build pig house for 1,376 animals

News A project carried out by the Big Dutchman has meant that the Mayer- Hanschen family have a new pig house including pig equipment for 1,376 animals. The Meyer-Hanschen family from Twistringen, Germany can trace back the history of their agricultural holding to the year 1349. This is how long it has ...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Housing/2013/8/Big-Dutchman-builds-new-pig-house-for-1376-animals-1338458W/

/PageFiles/29399/001_boerderij-image-1333467.jpegMeasuring pigs’ enrichment use

News If pigs are bored it may lead to undesirable behaviour towards their pen mates such as tail or ear biting and aggression in growing pigs and vulva biting in sows. Recording pigs’ use of different types of enrichment on a large scale will help to identify which types of object are fulfilling the obje...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Housing/2013/8/Measuring-pigs-enrichment-use-1333438W/

/PageFiles/34496/001_boerderij-image-1326738.jpegStudying risks for hens of laying eggs on the floor

News Hens usually prefer to lay their eggs in nests but it is not unusual for some eggs to be laid on the floor of the hen house or on the ground and in some cases the incidence of floor eggs can be quite high. A new study aims to identify the most important risk factors for floor laying in hens and expl...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Eggs/2013/8/Studying-risks-for-hens-of-laying-eggs-on-the-floor-1326737W/

/PageFiles/29343/001_boerderij-image-1324759.jpegMoving forward with better feeding, genetics, housing

News With narrow margins in swine production, the questions of finding real improvement is ever actual. The British Pig Executive (BPEX) zoomed in on some of the latest developments in the ‘Innovations in Pig Breeding and Building Design Conference’, in June. Pig farmers looking to expand their productio...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Housing/2013/8/Moving-forward-with-better-feeding-genetics-housing-1324752W/

/PageFiles/34447/001_boerderij-image-1319179.jpegFDA offers guidance on eggs from free-range hens

News Proposed guidance released by the US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) suggests the use of measures such as high walls and netting to limit Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) contamination of eggs from hens that have access to the outdoors. The FDA said the guidance outlines "practical and reasonable saf...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Layers/Housing/2013/7/FDA-offers-guidance-on-eggs-from-free-range-hens-1319175W/

/PageFiles/29297/001_boerderij-image-1317065.jpegUK: Fire causes death of hundreds of pigs

News Hundreds of pigs died after a major fire broke out on a Suffolk farm in the east of England. Up to 500 pigs are believed to have perished after the fire broke out at Barley Brigg Farm, Stradbroke, on Sunday (21 July).The incident involved two buildings on fire. The first was 10m x 50m in size and ho...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/General/2013/7/UK-Fire-causes-death-of-hundreds-of-pigs-1317061W/

/PageFiles/29274/001_boerderij-image-1311142.jpegMonitoring the feeding behaviour of pigs

News Scientists with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have developed a new system that monitors the feeding behaviour of pigs, such as time spent eating, number of eating times per day and the duration of each eating session. The system, designed to work in an industry setting, includes an ear tag...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Nutrition/2013/7/Monitoring-the-feeding-behaviour-of-pigs-1311145W/

/PageFiles/34395/001_boerderij-image-1306766.jpegAustralian poultry giant guilty of misleading consumers

News Australian poultry giant, Steggles, has been found guilty of misleading consumers about the housing conditions of its chickens. Two large poultry producers who supply Steggles branded chickens - Baiada Poultry and Bartter Enterprises - were found to have made false, misleading and deceptive claims o...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Housing/2013/7/Australian-poultry-giant-guilty-of-misleading-consumers-1306762W/

/PageFiles/29255/001_boerderij-image-1305676.jpegUK: Finisher pig buildings blueprint available

News BPEX’s ‘Finisher Pig Buildings Design and Build – a blueprint for English farms’ is now available for producers to order. The folder is BPEX’s comprehensive guide to new building construction and show’s producers how to plan, design and build a new finishing house.The guide’s nine chapters cover bui...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Housing/2013/7/UK-Finisher-pig-buildings-blueprint-available-1305668W/

/PageFiles/34384/001_boerderij-image-1303431.jpegDanish broiler sector offers opportunities and problems

News True animal welfare, no use of antibiotics, no foot pad dermatitis. The Danish broiler industry is seen as a shining example for the whole of North West Europe. There is much to be learned, and this also includes the problems. By Fabian Brockötter, Pluimveehouderij In Europe, but also wor...
http://www.worldpoultry.net/Broilers/Markets--Trade/2013/7/Danish-broiler-sector-offers-opportunities-and-problems-1303426W/

Results 31-40 of 438

Related Topics:

  • Agriculture/Animal Farming/Livestock Housing   
 

Refine by Content Type:

Refine by Source:

3 Sources ...

Refine by Industry:

  • Agriculture & Horticulture   

Related Searches: