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Monday 15 July 2013

Denmark

New Fullwood dealer appointed in Denmark

Leading milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Limited, has today announced the appointment of a new installation and service dealer in Denmark.

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Friday 05 July 2013

Denmark

Poultry welfare

Chickens need to grow more slowly if their welfare is to be improved and there must be greater focus on the nutritional requirements and feed use in relation to the chicken genotype, according to the preliminary results of an experiment with organic chickens at Aarhus University. Oganic broilers fare best if their growth is not too rapid.

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Thursday 20 June 2013

Denmark

Feeding pigs

Eating a diet containing too many easily-digestible carbohydrates and not enough fibre – like in white bread – increases the risk of obesity and diabetes.

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Friday 17 May 2013

Denmark

Straw bedding for calving is best

A study in at Aarhus University looked at 17 Holstein cows in calving pens and bedding selection in the two day run up to calving.

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Sunday 21 April 2013

Denmark

Culling livestock

The use of nitrogen gas foam as a humane way to cull animals that are in pain is being tested at the Swine Research Centre of Wageningen University.

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Wednesday 17 April 2013

Denmark

Potato's and pigs

Scientists from Aarhus University in Denmark have not managed to reproduce tests done in South Korea in which extracts of potato protein could be used to prevent scours in young pigs.

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Sunday 31 March 2013

Denmark

Sales of Danish genes soar

Total turnover for Danish boar semen and breeding pigs reached over £170m last year, up 14 percent on the year and 50 percent more than in 2008 when selling genes from Danish pigs for export sgtarted in earnest.

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Friday 29 March 2013

Denmark

Cheese factory to close

Danish-Swedish multi-national dairy company, Arla Foods, has closed its factory in Falkenberg, Sweden making 130 employees redundant.

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Wednesday 27 March 2013

Denmark

New face ar Danish Crown

Danish Crown's subsidiary Friland will meet springtime with a new CEO as Henrik Biilmann signs on for the company

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Friday 22 March 2013

Denmark

New man at Danish Crown

On Monday, 18 March, Uffe Frovst will take up his appointment as new domestic market manager in Danish Crown

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Friday 08 March 2013

Denmark

Pig farm investment in China

A number of Danish investors, including DanBred International, Scandinavian Farms and IFU (Investment Fund for Developing Countries) has invested in Chinese pig production.

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Tuesday 26 February 2013

Denmark

Dairy farming

Last year saw strategic developments in Arla's growth markets and historic expansion in Europe.

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Saturday 23 February 2013

Denmark

Feeding pigs

A trial by the Danish Pig Research Centre (VSP) demonstrated that finely ground feed improves weaner productivity.

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Sunday 17 February 2013

Denmark

Pig farmers get together at conference

The EPP-Congress under the headline Today’s pig production – optimize the potential!

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Tuesday 12 February 2013

Denmark

Pre-weaning pigs

Freedom during farrowing is one of the latest trends in European sow management – as could also be seen at EuroTier and Agromek. Eskegaard breeding farm in southern Denmark has decades of experience with the concept – and have been using combi-pens for several years.

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Sunday 03 February 2013

Denmark

Big plans for dairy giant

Arla's Board of Directors has approved the Group's investment plan for 2013.

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Friday 01 February 2013

Denmark

Big dairy plans

During 2013, Arla will invest in a number of dairy expansions and new facilities in order to increase global production of its most profitable products.

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Thursday 31 January 2013

Denmark

Looking at livestock breeds

The legacy of Danish cattle and pigs like the Landrace is explored in the report.

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Friday 11 January 2013

Denmark

Danish Crown to fatten more pigs

After several years of falling production of pigs for slaughter in Denmark, Danish Crown now plans to help its owners invest in new buildings and in converting sow stalls.

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Wednesday 09 January 2013

Denmark

Pig research

Part of the world-leading breeding system DanAvl is now certified according to the quality management system ISO 9001:2008 - the internationally recognised standard for quality management of businesses.

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Tuesday 08 January 2013

Denmark

Pig breeding

Danish Agro, Vestjyllands Andel and Danish Crown have decided to strengthen Hatting-KS through a new joint ownership structure.

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Friday 28 December 2012

Denmark

Farming mik

While much of European industry is flatlining or worse, Denmark's mink industry is enjoying a bumper year, as fur is back in vogue and extreme weather in China and Russia is giving an extra boost to the business.

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Saturday 22 December 2012

Denmark

Capitalising on ignorant Polish and Russian farmers

Danish company Pharmacosmos continues its expansion. The company has launched its injectable iron supplement in Poland and Russia.

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Monday 10 December 2012

Denmark

The pig herd

The sharpest decline was a two per cent fall in sow numbers, while the numbers of piglets increased marginally.

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Sunday 09 December 2012

Denmark

Longer pigs mean more back bacon

Since having been tamed and domesticated some 10,000 years ago, pigs have been getting longer.

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Friday 07 December 2012

Denmark

ABP Petfoods Division acquires Arovitt Group

ABP Petfoods Division acquires Arovitt Group (Denmark)

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Wednesday 05 December 2012

Denmark

Pig welfare

In early November, the Danish Parliament ratified an agreement on new strict rules for the use of antimicrobials in production animals and on animal welfare – both in the barn and during transport.

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Thursday 29 November 2012

Denmark

Danish Crown

Danish Crown has successfully maintained its strong position in a sector which has been faced with serious challenges in recent years.

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Wednesday 28 November 2012

Denmark

New marketing Scam for organic meat

Researchers from Aarhus University focus on meat and ethical quality in a research project which is to highlight the potentials and possibilities of free-range pig farming.

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Tuesday 23 October 2012

Denmark

Pig research

Adding bioactive amino acids to the feed of pregnant sows may save the lives of many newborn piglets.

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Sunday 21 October 2012

Denmark

Danish Crown just keep getting better

Almost one year on from the launch of DC Compass, the message from the helm is that the company's efforts are producing results.

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Friday 19 October 2012

Denmark

Marel at Meat ShowHow 23/October/2012

Marel at Meat ShowHow 23/October/2012

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Monday 15 October 2012

Denmark

Pig research

Danish authorities have reported an increase in the amount of human infections with Methicyllin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria CC398 - also prevalent in pigs.

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Saturday 13 October 2012

Denmark

Sows for Finland

In a deal with Danish pig breeding specialist DanAvl, Finland’s Finnpig is set to receive DanAvl’s pig genetics.

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Monday 08 October 2012

Denmark

More comfort for sows

More comfort for sows

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Saturday 29 September 2012

Denmark

Dairy giants profits down

Danish head-quartered co-op, Arla, reported a 11% increase in turnover to DKK30bn (€4bn) for the first six months of 2012, but due to depressed international dairy markets operating profits fell by 6% to DKK669m (€90m).

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Thursday 27 September 2012

Denmark

Hamlet Protein

Hamlet Protein

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Monday 10 September 2012

Denmark

Dairy talk

Growth and efficiencies characterised the first half of 2012 for Arla.

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Saturday 01 September 2012

Denmark

Pharmacosmos launches Uniferon in the Baltics

Pharmacosmos launches Uniferon® in the Baltics

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Thursday 30 August 2012

Denmark

Organic poultry

Researchers from Denmark’s Aarhus University are examining the effect of feed, breed and slaughter time on meat quality of organic chickens, as part of a larger project - SUMMER - aimed at encouraging organic meat consumption in consumers.

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Wednesday 29 August 2012

Denmark

Pig research

Danish researchers have published an article in the Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition on the effect of saponins found in quinoa hulls on piglet performance.

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Sunday 26 August 2012

Denmark

Animal health for Russia

Danisco Animal Nutrition, a business segment of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, has announced the appointment of Marina Sirukhi as new sales manager for Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

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Friday 24 August 2012

Denmark

Showing farm goods in the Ukraine

Danish pavilion at Animal Farming 2012

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Thursday 23 August 2012

Denmark

Organic grassland

Grasslands in a crop rotation are important because they improve soil fertility, provide quality forage and have several environmental benefits, but they are often large and have low plant diversity.

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Monday 20 August 2012

Denmark

Getting rid of farm antibiotics

Fermented liquid feed has the potential to help reduce the industry’s dependence on antibiotics, a literature study compiled by Aarhus University shows.

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Denmark

Lamesness in fat pigs

Danish scientists have published an article in Livestock Science quantifying the economic impact of lameness on finisher pigs using expert opinion.

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Thursday 16 August 2012

Denmark

Pig research

Choosing team players may mean faster growth rates.

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Wednesday 15 August 2012

Denmark

Jyden Bur pig equipment for Russia

Danish Jyden Bur targets Russian pig market

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Tuesday 07 August 2012

Denmark

Feeding pigs made easy by Trunox

Trunox launches novel robust ad lib pig trough

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Sunday 05 August 2012

Denmark

125 years of Bacon

125 years of food history

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