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 […]

AgroBank Conference 2017 in Lleida

Jornadas AgroBank 2017

This week we have been in AgroBank Conference, focused on “The future of the pig sector” held in the Lleida local market on July 5. The Conference are part of AgroBank, the line of agrarian business of CaixaBank directed to the agricultural sector. The Conference was inaugurated and presided by Àngel Ros Domingo, Mayor of […]

23rd edition of the Porc d’Or Awards

PigCHAMP empresa colaboradora de la XXIII edición de los premios Porc d’Or

On November 4, it was held the 23rd edition of the Porc d’Or Awards in Vic, a city emblematic for its extensive livestock tradition. This is the gala dinner of the Spanish swine sector, where the excellence in pork production is rewarded. The event is organized by the Institute of Research and Technology Agrifood (IRTA), belonging to the Department of […]

Big Data in the Porciaméricas National Congress (Colombia)

The Colombian Association of Pork Producers holds every two years the Porciaméricas National Congress, an event that gathers the pork industry in the country and Latin America, on the same stage. This XVIII edition took place on 13,14 and 15 July in Santa Marta, Magdalena (Colombia). Carlos Piñeiro, director of PigCHAMP Pro Europe, presented our experience in the […]

International Symposium (Mexico): Environmental management in swine farms

Simposio Internacional sobre “Gestión Ambiental en Granjas Porcinas y Perspectivas de la Porcicultura Orgánica

Today, part of our team is in Mexico. Carlos Pineiro, Director of PigCHAMP Pro Europe, presents two conferences (‘Environmental Health Management‘ and ‘Impact of different production systems‘) at the International Symposium on “Environmental Management Farms Porcinas and Prospects of the Organic Poultry Industry” held in the Autonomous Metropolitan University Xochimilco – UAM. The aim of […]

Zinpro Symposium in Germany & Holland

On 14 and 15 April we will attend to both symposium that Zinpro organize in Germany and the Netherlands respectively. These symposiums have a strong scientific approach, where innovative themes are presented, and are famous for the quality of the speakers. Accompanying Carlos Piñeiro, Director of PigCHAMP Pro Europe this year will be: Christopher Chase, D.V.M., Ph.D. Professor, Department […]

Workshop about lameness in sows

Jornada formacion cojeras_PigCHAMP Pro Europa

The implementation of the European Animal Welfare Law in 2013 increased the incidence of lameness in farms, so much so that today is the third cause of sending sows to slaughter (15.2% of the cases), behind respiratory problems (26.3%) or because of age (36.6%) . The concern for this problem is widespread, as proves the growing number of […]

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 […]

Breathing point. Zoetis event in Brescia (Italy)

Breathing Point. Evento de Zoetis en Brescia

Last Thursday Zoetis organized an event with this title in the region of Brescia (northern Italy), in the town of  Pilzone beside Lake Iseo. About 80 veterinarians and production managers from Italy came together to share the latest knowledge and experiences on the control of respiratory disease. Paolo Martelli moderated the discussions. The talks were presented […]