AusScan Online expands analysis for soyabean meal

AusScan Online, the revolutionary online platform giving access to unique near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) calibrations, has expanded its offering by adding eight new parameters to its Total and Standard ileal digestible (SID) amino acid product for soyabean meal analysis. Thanks to extensive and ongoing research by the Cooperative Research…

Pork CRC Productively Enhancing Pig Welfare

Appetite enhancers for weaners and enrichment blocks for gestating sows and weaners may soon be on the productivity improvement ‘menus’ for Australia’s pork producers. According to Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) Manager, Commercialisation and Research Impact, Charles Rikard-Bell, BEC Animal Nutrition will look to market…

Pork CRC Pushing Australian Pork Producers Onto World Stage

February 1, 2016 Australian pork producers are competitive with most of the European Union on cost and with Canada and USA on reproduction and feed efficiency, according to global benchmarking results for calendar year 2014. This is the encouraging message that Roger Campbell, CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for…

Pork CRC APSA Awards to Inspired Scientists

December 18, 2015 Pork CRC supported PhD candidate at University of Sydney, Lechelle van Breda, won Pork CRC’s ‘Best Presentation and best first time presentation’ award at the 2015 Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA) biennial conference in Melbourne. Pork CRC supported PhD candidate at University of Sydney, Lechelle van Breda,…

Funding Boost for SA Pork CRC Industry Placement Program

December 10, 2015 Funding of $500,000 from the South Australian Government to the Roseworthy, SA based Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork has been welcomed by Pork CRC CEO Dr Roger Campbell, who said the money was a boost to its existing successful Industry Placement Program (IPP). “Our…

Commercial Focus for Pork CRC

Projects focussed on improving pig nutrition, enhancing weaner performance, increasing  reproduction and enriching the lives of group housed sows are at various stages of development and commercialisation with the Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC). According to Pork CRC Manager, Commercialisation and Research Impact, Charles Rikard-Bell,…

Algae discovery means pig waste could provide more for farms

Murdoch University researchers are investigating whether the effluent from piggeries can be effectively treated with micro and macroalgae so that species of the organism can be safely fed back to pigs. The Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) has invested $300,000 with the Algae Research and…

A Taste Of Success From Moore Work On Boar Taint

Pork CRC research into the performance and eating quality of entire male pigs and those immunised against gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH), using Improvac™, has revealed that androstenone and skatole, the compounds linked to boar taint, were significantly higher in the belly fat of entire males than in immunised males. The…

AusScan Online – a revolution in NIR calibration delivery – is now LIVE!

  A new online platform, known as AusScan Online, is set to revolutionise feed ingredient near infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) calibrations, thanks to a licensing agreement between the Cooperative Research Centre for High Integrity Australian Pork (Pork CRC) and Aunir. According to Pork CRC CEO, Dr Roger Campbell and Aunir…