Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Roxell launches Dos7 dispenser for sows
Roxell is launching a new Dos7® dispenser, a premium dispenser that has features to make sow feeding easier.
Monday, September 12, 2022
USDA expects drop in sow numbers in EU this year
Breeding swine stocks in the European Union continue to contract, with a decrease of 0.8% projected for the United States and Mexico expected to surpass Canada and South Korea.
Thursday, September 8, 2022
Winter wheat sowing begins in Ukraine
Ukraine's Agriculture Ministry said farms in the country have begun sowing the first 5,170 hectares of winter wheat for the 2023 harvest, Reuters reported.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Denmark begins conversion of temporary confinement crates during sow farrowing, lactation
Denmark has started the conversion of temporary confinement crates during the farrowing and lactation of sows
Thursday, July 21, 2022
China's sow herd up for second straight month in June
China's sow herd up for the second straight consecutive month in June 2022, as farmers in the country boost production due to rising swine prices, Reuters reported.
Monday, June 27, 2022
Piglet prices to be at US$71.82 for sow farmers in Netherlands to break even
Piglet prices in the Netherlands would need to reach €68 (US$71.82) per piglet in order for sow farmers to break even due to the rising cost of feed and energy, according to Rabobank.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
The peripartum sow marathon - Can a sow transition feed help?
The peripartum sow undergoes a marathon of physiological changes from late pregnancy through parturition in preparation for lactation and is a period of high stress and inflammation. A transition feed for peripartum sows provided from late ...
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Effect of spray-dried porcine plasma in peripartum sow feed on subsequent litter size
Nutritional strategies for sows designed to reduce peripartum stress are suggested to support postpartum recovery and productivity. Spray-dried plasma (SDP) in sow feed has been reported to benefit sow and litter performance. Stressed anima ...
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Don Agro International quadruples planted acreage for organic wheat, increases sowing area for winter wheat
Singaporean agricultural company Don Agro International Limited and its subsidiaries announced that it continues to implement its environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) strategy by planting organic crops and applying eco-frie ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
EU countries see drop in sow inventories last year
Most EU countries — with the exception of Spain, Romania, Latvia and Finland — had seen their sow inventories dropped again in 2021.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Lower sow herds expected for major swine producers worldwide, according to USDA data
Most of the world's major swine producers are expected to see significant decreases in their sow herds in 2022, according to the latest estimates published by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on April 8.
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Farm groups in the US call for sowing on protected land
Seven US agriculture lobbying organisations have urged the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow farmers to plant on land set aside for conservation to fill the shortage of Ukrainian corn, wheat, and sunflower oil, Reuters reported.
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Hamlet Protein participates in 5thSow Nutrition Conference in Chongqing, China
Hamlet Protein recently participated in the 5th Sow Nutrition Conference which was held in Chongqing, China, and focused on technological innovation in swine nutrition, as well as providing interesting insights on antibiotic-free production ...
Monday, September 6, 2021
Argentina's wheat sown area to rise 3.7% in 2021/22
In the 2021/22 season, the total sown area of wheat in Argentina will be 6.95 million hectares, while barley will cover 1.3 million hectares, representing increases of 3.7% and 4%, respectively, compared to the previous season, according to ...
Friday, July 2, 2021
Potassium diformate (FORMI) and 3rd generation acidifiers in antibiotic-free feeding - impacts in sows and piglets
With costs of pig production under increasing pressure, the nutrition of young pigs is of increasing interest, as this period is critical to the subsequent performance of the animals through to market. Optimising growth rate and feed effici ...

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