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ThePigSite Newsletter - 26th August 2008

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Tuesday 26th August 2008
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 5 new features this week:

Loading and Unloading Pigs
Loading and unloading can be the most stressful part of the journey for pigs. Handling and moving animals appropriately will make the process easier, minimise stress levels for pigs and stockman and reduce the risk of injury.
BPEX Export Bulletin - August 2008
The August 2008 Export Bulletin from the British Pig Executive reports the end of EU subsidies and that France Hybrides SAS has joined Hypor pig division.
US Pork Outlook Report - August 2008
By USDA Economic Research Service - This article is an extract from the August 2008: Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook Report by Richard Stillman.
Canadian Hog Statistics Second Quarter 2008
By Statistics Canada. Compared to one year ago, there are 11.6 per cent fewer hogs on farm, and the number of pig producers is down 19 per cent.
Pumping Pits - You Need a Safety Plan
Planning ahead can help save time and lives when it comes to manure pit safety, according to Ohio State University (OSU) Extension safety experts.
Aurofac / Aureomycin - Justified, Reliable
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NADIS Pig Health Trend Graphs - August 2008
UK - BPEX has published the latest NADIS report covering production indices and diseases in graphic format, interpreted here by ThePigSite Editor, Jackie Linden.
Producers May Combat Diseases with New Novartis Denagard Liquid Concentrate
US - Pork producers can now use Denagard® (tiamulin) Liquid Concentrate to combat costly diseases in pigs weighing more than 250 pounds. The Food and Drug Administration recently accepted the removal of the weight limit.
Formal Establishment of Hypor Mexico
MEXICO - Hypor’s growth in Latin America was recently strengthened with the formal creation of Hypor Mexico on July 23, 2008.
* Global Pig Industry News

   United States

 »  First Fresh US Pork Traced Back to Farm
 » Hog Confinement Permits Denied
 » NBAF Would Protect Kansas Livestock
 » Cargill Reports Q4 and Fiscal 2008 Earnings
 » IPPA Testifies on Food, Feed and Fuel
 » Food Label Terminology
 » PRRS Vaccinations in Nursery a Success
 » Manure Management Web Resource Available
 » Customers Required to Pay for 'Green Power'
 » July Pork and Total Red Meat Production Above Previous Year
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » U.S. and Canadian Hog Inventory Up 3 Percent
 » Weekly Outlook: Less Pork for US Consumers
 » Weekly Review: Fluctuations in Demand
 » Market Preview: Facing Three Crop Challenges
Porcilis PRRS - The PRRS vaccine that pays off
   Czech Republic

 » Czech Republic Pig Breeding Loses Self-Sufficiency

   Canada

 » Determination of the Impact of COOL Expected
 » Prototype Solid Manure Injection Going Well
 » Final Pork Quality Unaffected by Low Birth Weight
 » Power Company Looks at Pig Manure
 » Maple Leaf Takes Precautionary Measures
 » Reason for Maple Leaf's Product Recall Confirmed
 » Processing Definition Under M-COOL Called For
 » Formation of Alberta's Livestock and Meat Agency
 » Hog Industry Turnaround Sooner Than Expected

   United Kingdom

 » Specially Selected Pork Launches New Website
 » Animal Landscape Set for a Change
 » Soya Alternative for Pigs Being Sought
 » United Kingdom Slaughter Statistics - August 2008
 » An Eye on Antimicrobial Sales
 » QMS a Funding Partner in 'Green Pig' Project
 » Pig and Poultry Investments Return Confidence
 » New Market for British Pig Meat Moves Closer
 » Good News in Latest Pigmeat Market Stats
 » Research to Quantify Benefits of Pig Production
 » QMS: Pork Budget Raised to £400,000
 » NADIS Pig Veterinary Report and Forecast – August 2008

   General

 » Dacheng Wins Initial Judgment over Lysine to US

   Ireland

 » Meat Plant Closes Following Salmonella Link

   Australia

 » Lawyer Fights Farms on Animal Welfare

   China

 » Proposal for Sustainable Production
 » Chinese Pig Farms Bring Home Bacon for Banks
 » AgFeed to Acquire Commercal Hog Farms

   Malaysia

 » BNBBC Stands on Pig Farm Project

   Japan

 » Japan Looks to Broaden Food Recycling Network
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That's all for this week!

Ed.

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