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Ensminger Pig Symposium 2019

Plaas Media attended the 2019 Ensminger Pig Symposium, which was hosted in South Africa for the first time. The event took place at...

More about Prolonged Farrowing

This article was originally published on www.pigprogress.net. Click here to read the original article. Occurrence: Worldwide.Age affected: Gilts, sows.Causes: Uterine inertia;...

Global food import bill set to decline

The global food import bill is likely to decline in 2019, but the poorest and most vulnerable countries will not be the prime beneficiaries,...

African Swine Fever update

Following an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) reported in North-West province beginning of April 2019, two more outbreaks were identified outside...

North West ASF outbreak an isolated incident

The African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak in the North West province that was confirmed this week is an isolated incident and it seems not...

Focus on ASF at Africa Pork Event

On 13 March Topigs Norsvin hosted the 2019 Africa Pork Event at the Maslow Hotel in Menlyn. Discussions on African Swine Fever (ASF) took...

New chairman and vice-chairman for SAPPO

Johan van der Walt is the new chairman of the South African Pork Producers' Organisation (SAPPO). He will be in the hot chair for...

What to know about the Seneca Valley virus

The emergence of Seneca Valley virus (SVV) and increased incidences of SVV-associated vesicular disease recently alarmed the United States (US) pig industry. SVV is...

Argentina’s pig business breaking records

Argentina has been a relatively small player in terms of pig production. Things, however, are set to change, as the industry in Argentina is...

Rapid changes in China’s pig industry

All About Feed recently featured an article on their website about rapid changes to China’s pig industry in the last few years. According to...