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Thursday 06 June 2013

Sweden

Swedish butter

Scandinavian dairy foods cooperative Arla has acquired all the rights to the Swedish Butter brand for an undisclosed fee.

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Friday 17 May 2013

Sweden

House environment the focus at annual Aviagen SweChick seminar

Aviagen SweChick recently held its annual customer seminar, attended by representatives of the company’s customer base across Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Denmark.

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Wednesday 13 March 2013

Sweden

Ikea we knew their furniture was sh-t but not their food

While we may shrug and joke about it on the internet when someone tells us there’s horse in our lasagne and meatballs, the newest food scandal is a bit more horrifying — bacteria normally found in human and other animal poo has popped up in Ikea cakes.

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Saturday 09 February 2013

Sweden

CEJA Discusses CAP Reform at Timely Swedish Young Farming Conference

Over 50 CEJA members and more than 150 Swedish young farmers attended a conference organised by LRF in Skövde, Sweden on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 January 2013 on the subject of “Young Farming – CAP Towards 2020”.

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Tuesday 05 February 2013

Sweden

Robot milking

After the installation of robotic, automatic milking systems cow yields have been shown to fall, a seminar at Sweden's first ever Robot conference has revealed.

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Wednesday 12 December 2012

Sweden

Farm association and milk

The Swedish Farmers Association and Swedish Dairy have signed an agreement forming the Farmers Association (LRF) Milk, taking effect on the first of January.

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Thursday 06 December 2012

Sweden

Dairy cattle and subsidies

Data from the Agricultural Department shows that half of the government's farm subsidies goes into dairy and beef farms, according to Swedish Milk.

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Thursday 22 November 2012

Sweden

Dairy farming

The Swedish Association of Dairy Farmers has composed a document describing the current situation the nation's dairy farmers.

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Tuesday 20 November 2012

Sweden

Dairy farmers tractor blockade

Dairy farmers in Sweden are threatening use their tractors to block all dairies in the country if the price of milk does not increase.

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Sweden

Green pork production

Farmers have been enjoying good returns and business growth, and low costs on veterinary and medicine.

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Thursday 15 November 2012

Sweden

Marel stands out at Scanpack

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Friday 14 September 2012

Sweden

Poultry farmers visit Netherland

A group of 15 Swedish broiler growers visited Dutch farms on a study tour organised by Blenta, Cobb distributor in Sweden and Scandinavia, to exchange technical information.

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Thursday 26 July 2012

Sweden

Improving egg shells

Swedish researchers have published results looking into the effects of phytoestrogen supplementation in the feed on the shell gland of laying hens at the end of the laying period.

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Tuesday 14 February 2012

Sweden

Feeding cattle

"We believe that it is possible to reach the target earlier than we first thought by buying certificates and actively seek alternatives to soy," says Kjell Lund-Pettersson, sustainability expert at Arla.

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Sweden

Talking dairies

Lennart Holmström, policy advisor for the Swedish Dairy Association believes that a continued strong international demand will have a favourable effect on work prices for dairy products.

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Wednesday 01 February 2012

Sweden

Dairy merger

Discussions are ongoing between Swedish dairy firm, Skånemejerier and French dairy, Lactalis regarding a buy out.

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Monday 02 January 2012

Sweden

Poultry and eggs

A ban on barren cages for egg-laying poultry, which comes into effect in the New Year, could mean an egg boom for Sweden if the demand rises quicker than the European poultry farmers have time to adjust.

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Monday 12 December 2011

Sweden

Poultry feed alternative

M. Eriksson and H. Wall of the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden examined production and health of fast-growing broilers fed diets with and without hemp seed cake (HSC) in organic broiler production.

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Saturday 01 October 2011

Sweden

Acknowledging poultry research

A Virginia Tech faculty member whose decades-long career has contributed to international research on animal genetics and breeding has earned a top honor from a Swedish university.

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Thursday 08 September 2011

Sweden

Farm antibiotics

"If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." -- Thomas Jefferson.

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Monday 11 July 2011

Sweden

Dairy merger

Swedish dairy companies Arla Foods and Milko have announced that they are in discussions over the terms of a merger in a move taken as a result of Milko’s deteriorating financial position, according to John Keane, Manager, Bord Bia Milan.

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Thursday 30 June 2011

Sweden

Diagnosing and dealing with mastitus

The aim of the survey was to investigate the microbial panorama and the occurrence of acquired antimicrobial resistance. Moreover, differences between newly infected cows and chronically infected cows were investigated.

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Sweden

Milk merger

As a result of unsatisfactory profit development in 2011 and in order to avoid a future liquidity issue, Milko has approached Arla with a view to investigating the possibility of a merger.

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Tuesday 28 June 2011

Sweden

Cobb poultry

Dr Annsofie Wahlström has been appointed as nutritionist for Cobb Europe to serve customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and also be involved in nutritional aspects of research.

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Thursday 09 June 2011

Sweden

Sweden wants tougher transport laws

Sweden has called for tougher European welfare legislation on long journeys, resting time and space allowances.

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Friday 04 March 2011

Sweden

Newcastle disease in poultry

The veterinary authority sent Immediate Notification dated 15 February to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE),

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