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White diarrhea kills dozens of pigs in Buleleng

At least 50 pigs in several sub-districts in Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia have died of white diarrhea. I Made Sumiarta, head of the Buleleng Agriculture...

Creep feeding leads to healthier, stronger pigs

Creep feeding in pig production has many benefits, particularly in helping piglets develop strong immune and digestive systems that will give them a good...

Strong piglet immunity boost overall performance

Having robust and healthy piglets will give pig producers a strong start in their operation. This is especially true at this time when disease...

Piglet health starts in the gut

Intestinal health comprises a wide range of areas, but in this technical article ANNAFE PERINO* focuses on creating a good balance in the gut...

Demand for gilts and piglets slide in Vietnam

The demand for gilts and piglets in Vietnam is low as farmers are reluctant to restock. Pig breeding company Tam Do has cut their...

Tonisity’s isotonic drink for pigs improves survival rate

Tonisity Px (Px), the first isotonic protein drink for pigs, can be given to pigs from day 2-8 and at weaning. Mathieu Cortyl, Managing...

Reasons for pre-weaning mortality in piglets

Managing Director for Tonisity Europe and Asia Pacific, Mathieu Cortyl said pre-weaning mortality (PWM) in piglets is a major problem for producers. Up to...

USDA expects China pork production to rise 14% in 2021

Pork production in China will grow by 14% this year but will remain below pre-ASF levels, the USDA Foreign Service in Beijing forecast. This...

A closed system farm reduces disease risk

Having a closed system operation, in which farmers produce their own piglets, reduces the risk of disease outbreaks. “A breeding unit is an extra...

Repopulation post-ASF must start with clean pigs

As reinfection rates are high in ASF-infected areas, farmers wanting to repopulate must assess all inputs, especially the piglets. John Carr, a global swine consultant,...

High piglet price discourages Viet farmers to restock

More than 3000 of 10,000 farms in Lam Dong province are unable to restock due to high piglet prices and infection rates, according to...

High piglet price discourages Viet farmers to restock

More than 3000 of 10,000 farms in Lam Dong province are unable to restock due to high piglet prices, according to the province's Department...

Ensuring gut health in piglets to maximize profit

Gut health is a big issue in newly weaned pigs. In a webinar by Informa Market and sponsored by APC, Megan Edwards, Animal Nutrition...

China builds reserves with US soy imports

The US is seeing increasing stocks of soybean going to China. Chief Commodities Economist, Arlan Suderman addressing a USSEC WASDE Soybean update said “China...

Vietnam needs at least 200,000 weaned piglets in Q3

The price of pork in Vietnam remains high, after peaking at USD 4.3/kg in mid-May, due to short supply. According to the Department of...

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