Livestock News

  • One Billion People’s Health at Risk from Global Heatwaves

    More than 1.1 billion people face immediate risks to their health as they struggle to stay cool in record-breaking temperatures caused by global heatwaves this month.That is according to a report published today by the UN-backed Sustainable Energy for All, which highlights how access to cooling is essential to escape poverty, keep children healthy, vaccines stable, food ...

  • INTER-CONNECT

    On 12-13 June, the Institute for Transports and Logistics (ITL) and the Region of Emilia-Romagna (RER) hosted the 2ndSteering Committee meeting of INTER-CONNECT (Intermodality Promotion and Rail Renaissance in Adriatic – Ionian Region) project, ...

  • ASA Now Seeking Nominations for Annual Soy Recognition Awards

    The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to recognize exceptional soy volunteers and leaders—and we need your help. During ASA’s annual awards banquet, individuals will be recognized and honored for state association volunteerism, distinguished leadership achievements and long-term, significant contributions to the soybean industry. The nomination period is open through Oct. 15, ...

  • We’re helping to create Austria’s first equine cremator service

    A couple of months ago I traveled over to Graz in Austria to visit the Reininger family, who after many years running a successful pet cremation business based around one of our Surefire®units, now wished to expand and develop their enterprise by installing a second, more  ...

  • PercoMeta Project, first step to industrialization

    A representation of French companies visited the pilot plant of PercoMeta Project in Villavaquerín (Valladolid) during the month of June. This project led by Toro Equipment in collaboration with Cartif Technology Center and other enterprises from France tries to ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • A horse cremator with a difference

    A few weeks ago we received a call from a customer who has been on our books for many years.  In fact we originally supplied his existing equine cremation system some 20-years ago, and although this is still performing well, his business has developed and he realised that it was time to discuss an upgrade.  Which is why he had no hesitation whatsoever in coming back to us.  Our ...

  • Editorial: Composting, The “Gateway Drug”

    We lost David Buckel, a compassionate, brilliant composting champion, in mid-April. He died of self-immolation in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York, taking his own life to draw attention to the harsh realities of climate change. “My early death by fossil fuel,” he wrote in a suicide letter, “reflects what we are doing to ourselves.” We met David in early 2013. By that ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • SmartPro NF is chosen by Wayne Farms for US hatchery renovation project

    Wayne Farms LLC, one of the top-six poultry producers in the United States, has chosen SmartPro NF incubators from NatureForm and Pas Reform for its hatchery upgrade project in Decatur, north Alabama. ...

  • BioSafe Systems adds to Meat, Poultry, and Seafood Team

    BioSafe Systems is proud to welcome William Varner to the Meat, Poultry, and Seafood (MPS) team as Technical Sales Representative. Working from his home office in Raleigh, NC William will be responsible for generating Animal Health distribution and sales opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic. ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • “That’s exactly what I want!”

    Denver Robb, together with his wife Lynsey, runs the hugely successful Glenvine Pet Crematorium at Ronaldstown, Co Antrim in Northern Ireland.  Like every successful business however, Denver is constantly looking to improve the facilities of the site together with the pet cremation services that he offers and as part of his expansion ...

  • Salmon farmers separate fact from fiction

    SCOTLAND’S salmon farmers have produced a booklet of facts about their industry, aimed at addressing misperceptions and correcting often inaccurate coverage in the press. The publication, ‘Reported Versus Reality: A Pocket Guide to Scottish Salmon Farming’, has been sent to MSPs, Scottish MPs and local councillors, as well as to other stakeholders, including regulators, ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Don’t let summer go to “waste”

    School will soon be out and summer is a great time for families to reduce waste in fun and new ways! First, remember to keep practicing the basics—reduce, reuse, and recycle. Find new ways to reduce your waste—eat more fruits and vegetables with compostable scraps and use fewer packaged snacks. Reuse what you already have—pack lunches for work or summer camp in washable ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • The Role of LEDS in Speed Breeding

    Some of the most important crops for feeding the ever-increasing global population include wheat and barley. In order to meet the future demand, scientists have a task of finding ways to improve efficiencies in breeding these and other, similar plant species. Typically, more than 10 years  are needed to develop novel cultivars with an advanced agronomic performance.  On one hand it is ...


    By Valoya Oy

  • Livestock research shows dramatic greenhouse gas reduction

    Scientists in South East Asia have measured greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from goats and cattle in a series of research projects investigating the effects of different feeding regimes. By changing the animals’ diets, GHG emission reductions of up to 60% have been achieved. 21 different research projects have been reviewed ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Erpiliç installs advanced turkey hatchery to meet growing demand

    Leading Turkish poultry producer Erpiliç is investing in a new, state-of-the-art turkey hatchery from Pas Reform, to meet growing demand for turkey meat. ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils Gibco ExpiSf System, First Ever Chemically Defined Insect Protein Expression System

    Historically, undefined insect media components such as yeastolate have made it challenging to achieve consistent results and protein yields across multiple experiments. These factors can significantly slow vaccine development at a time when manufacturers are under pressure to develop vaccines faster and more efficiently. Focused on removing barriers to vaccine development and production, Thermo ...

  • French Consul Visits Flottweg SE

    On April 23, 2018, a delegation including the French consul in Munich, Pierre Lanapats, visited Flottweg in Vilsbiburg. In addition to a brief presentation about the company, the visitors also got a look at the working world of the separation technology specialist. The consul's visit was part of a series of visits by German/French economic movers. ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • A thank you with a positive plus

    A few weeks ago we reported how one of our existing pet cremation customers had recommended us to David Mason, who owns Central Pet Cremations in Falkirk, Scotland.  We also revealed how satisfying for us it was that the quality of our equipment and the excellence of our service was recognised sufficiently for ...

  • John West owners joins ghost gear fight

    THE Thai  Union Group,  one of the world’s largest seafood companies, has joined forces with the Global Ghost Gear Initiative  in a drive to reduce the growing problem of abandoned and discarded fishing gear  worldwide. The  global ghost initiative (GGGI)  is an alliance founded by World Animal Protection, dedicated to tackling the problem of ghost fishing gear ...


    By FISHupdate

  • 2018 Farm Bill passes through committee, heads to the House floor

    Datatech is watching the progress of the 2018 Farm Bill through Congress. Today the bill passed out of the House Committee on Agriculture and now moves to the floor of the House of Representatives for consideration. The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 or H.R. 2 is based on extensive research and listening sessions around the country by lawmakers and this ...


    By Datatech

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you