How to improve your nursery piglets management decreasing the need for antimicrobials

Decreasing the use of antimicrobials (AM) is one of the key challenges in the swine industry and it is not only question of having less diseases or finding a right replacement to them. This practice usually covers poor health or management practices and not only generates resistances but also transmits bad image to the consumer […]

We got the award for the best poster in EAAP 2017

One poster presented at the EAAP 2017 selected as “Best Poster Award by European Federation of Animal Science“. This summer we attend the 68th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) that took take place from 28 August to 1 September in Tallinn, Estonia. The main theme of the meeting was Patterns of Livestock Production […]

A summary of XXXVIII Anaporc Symposium & PROHEALTH Project

On 21 and 22 September, the Spanish National Association of Scientific Porcinoculture (Anaporc) held its XXXVIII Anaporc Symposium in Seville, one of the most international and high-level scientific-technological meetings held by Anaporc in its 38 editions. On this occasion, the XXXVIII Symposium brought together 604 specialists from the pig sector, which represents a new historical […]

Two new research projects funded by the ADE

The Agency for Innovation, Financing and Internationalization Business (ADE) of Castilla y León has confirmed its support for the development of two research projects through its line of aid for the realization of R & D projects of SMEs. With the first funded project, called GPSAN, PigCHAMP aims to improve the profitability of farms dedicated […]

EAAP 2016 (Belfast): Sustainable Food Production

The 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) was held from 29 August to 2 Sept 2016 in Belfast (Ireland). This is Europe’s largest animal science conference and gathers more than 1000 presentations and 1200 delegates. This year, the theme was Sustainable Food Production:  Livestock’s Key Role. The content covered the whole range of animal science […]

Certification of the CDTI-Eureka WILT project

Proyecto CDTI-Eureka WILT (Wireless Livestock tracking system)

We have successfully certified the CDTI-Eureka WILT project (Wireless Livestock tracking system). On one hand, thanks to this project we have been obtained movement patterns in Iberian pigs and calves that, after the application of the developed algorithms, these patterns explain the different animal behaviors. On the other hand, the analysis of continuous records of […]

Cooperation agreement with Prairie Swine Centre

We are pleased to announce the sign of a cooperation agreement with Prairie Swine Centre Inc., a research and technology non-profit Canadian corporation whose mission is to provide solutions through knowledge, ensuring a profitable and sustainable pork industry for their stakeholders and staff. They aim to be a centre of excellence in research, graduate education and technology transfer. We know their President […]

Winners of the 2015 European PRRS Research Award

PigCHAMP wins one of the 2015 European PRRS Research Awards

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health convenes annually the European PRRS Research Award, to fund research projects that generate new and practical information to better understand the devastating swine disease PRRS control (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome) Boehringer funds three research projects on swine disease PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome) with €25,000 each one. The award ceremony took […]