Briefing Room

  • May 20, 2016
    press release

    PigCHAMP and GlobalVetLINK announce VFD integration

    GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) announced today the integration of PigCHAMP’s swine management software with GVL’s FeedLINK® Electronic Veterinary Feed Directive solution. With this integration, pork producers will be able to access FeedLINK VFD information directly from their PigCHAMP application and eventually import data and information between the two platforms. ...More
  • May 19, 2016
    press release

    UltraCare Gel carving contest to be held at World Pork Expo

    Pork won’t be the only nutritious thing being carved up at this year’s World Pork Expo. Three pork industry “celebrities” will be carving sculptures in the first annual UltraCare Gel Carving Contest hosted by Purina Animal Nutrition....More
  • May 19, 2016
    press release

    Osborne to unveil Mark IV Fire pig performance testing system at World Pork Expo

    Osborne Industries, Inc., a leader in the development of RFID (radio frequency identification)-driven swine feeding and management systems will introduce its latest model of the FIRE (Feed Intake Recording Equipment) pig performance testing feeder at the World Pork Expo, in Des Moines, Iowa, June 8-10. Osborne can be found at booth 451 in the Varied Industries Building....More
  • May 18, 2016
    press release

    Genus and Caribou Biosciences announce exclusive collaboration for CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology

    Genus plc, a global pioneer in animal genetics, and Caribou Biosciences Inc., a leader in the revolutionary field of CRISPR-Cas gene editing, announce a multi-year strategic collaboration where Genus receives a worldwide, exclusive license to Caribou’s leading CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology platform in certain livestock species. This is a significant move for Genus and marks the largest technology-driven alliance that Genus has made to date....More
  • May 17, 2016
    press release

    Bimeda names John Stone national accounts manager

    Bimeda Inc. announces that John Stone has joined the company as national accounts manager. Stone, who has most recently worked with Merial as senior manager national accounts, will be supervising all sales-related activities for the United States through Bimeda’s network of distributors....More
  • May 13, 2016
    press release

    Nedap electronic sow feeding systems now available from Hog Slat

    ​Nedap U.S. announces Hog Slat as the newest supplier of parts and services for Nedap’s electronic sow feeding (ESF) systems in the United States. As a dealership, Hog Slat offers pork producers convenient access to Nedap ESF systems through its numerous U.S. locations....More
  • May 13, 2016
    press release

    Nursery weight predicts finishing pig performance

    New research from Purina Animal Nutrition shows that every pound a pig gains at weaning can be correlated to nearly 2 pounds at the end of nursery and nearly 4 pounds at finishing. Challenges with feed consumption ranked high in results from a recent industry survey; 85% of pork producers saw early feed consumption as a challenge.[1] The impacts of this challenge reach far beyond the nursery....More
  • May 12, 2016
    press release

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. welcomes Christa Goodell to its swine division

    Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. welcomes Christa Goodell, DVM, Ph.D., MS, as a technical manager in the BIVI Swine Division. Goodell joins a team of swine veterinary experts to bring innovation and information to the industry....More
  • May 12, 2016
    press release

    Wheat survey helps maximize feed value

    New data from a survey of wheat samples from across Canada is helping to drive optimized feeding strategies for pigs and poultry. The survey was led by Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.) and the University of Manitoba in cooperation with farming operations and feed mills across four provinces....More
  • May 11, 2016
    press release

    Jamie Williams joins Genesus

    ​Genesus wishes to welcome Jamie Williams to our Genetic Sales and Technical Group.  Jamie and his family live in Manning, South Carolina and he will be responsible for the South-East region for Genesus....More
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