ThePigSite Newsletter - 25 July 2011
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Welcome to this week's newsletter
Editorial – Comparing Pig Output across the Globe
We have 6 new features this week:
US Breeding Herd Recovers - Cautious Uptrend (July 2011)
By Chris Harris, Editor-in-Chief of ThePigSite. Our snapshot of the ongoing global pig industry trends as reported in the July 2011 Whole Hog Brief. To read the full detailed analysis, including all the commentary and graphical data, subscribe to the publication.
Intestinal Diseases Incur a Heavy Cost
Intestinal diseases have a huge impact on the resources of the pig industry and compromises on enteric health lead to waste and incur a heavy cost, writes ThePigSite editor in chief, Chris Harris.
Study Backs Pig Producers' Lost Margin Claims
French pig producers have seen their share of the retail ticket for loin-based retail cuts fade by nearly one-quarter between the years 2000 and 2010, on the basis of figures published by senior French government economist Philippe Chalmin, writes Peter Crosskey.
Impact of Medicated Feed on Development of Antimicrobial-Resistant Bacteria in Integrated Pig-Fish Farms
Researchers in Viet Nam have found evidence that tetracycline and enrofloxacin added to pig feeds led to the development of resistance in bacteria in the water and pond sediments in combined pig-fish farms.
Is There Gold in Your Dust?
A farm case study from BPEX exploring the benefits of a cyclone dust collector attached to the feeding system. The main advantages are improved biosecurity and a reduction in feed wastage.
US Pork Outlook - July 2011
Drought continues to drive US cattle sales, while pig meat exports are expected to continue to be strong and broiler meat production continues to rise, according to the latest Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook from the USDA's Economic Research Service.
Genesus Breeding Stock Sold in Russia
CANADA & RUSSIA - Canada's Agriculture Minister Ritz has announced that Genesus breeding stock have been sold to Russia.
Biomin Australia Sponsors the Victorian Pig Fair
AUSTRALIA - More than 500 people learned about improvements in the pig industry in the recently held Victorian Pig Fair at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre during 7 to 8 June 2011.
Merck Breaks Ground for Vaccine Plant Expansion
NETHERLANDS - Merck Animal Health, formerly known as Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, has announced that it has embarked on the expansion of a vaccine manufacturing unit at its Biosciences Center Boxmeer campus.
» FMD NEWS: China Reports Outbreak of FMD in Guizhou
» Pork Price Growth Lower Last Week, Report Shows
» Chinese Ministry to Release Pork Reserves
» Surging China Demand Buoys US Pork
» Pork Commentary: Pork Industry Conference Report
» CME: Frozen Pork Bellies Futures Delisted
» Is the Corn Crop at Risk?
» Weekly Roberts Market Report
» CME: Farmers Struggle as Hot Weather Continues
» Market Preview: Sow Stall Decisions Being Haunted?
» Purdue Report: Causes of High Commodity Prices
» US Hog Margins, 19 July 2011
» CME: Beef and Pork Cutout Values Decline
» Record Commercial Red Meat Production for June
» FSIS Proposes Rule on Labelling Meat with Solutions
» Pork Cut-Out Value Up for Third Consecutive Week
» EU Pig Prices: Steady for the Most Part
» Feed Organisations Warn of Supply Disruption
» Implementation of Animal Welfare Directives
» Growing Support for Raw Pork Import Ban
» Producers Welcome Neepawa Plant Upgrade
» Research to Contribute to GHG Commitments
» Contract Research Programme Reinvigorated
» Key to Stabilising Rural Communities
» Strong Uptake of Biosecurity Training
» New Student Award in Nutrition Unveiled
» Burmese Pork Banned in Mizoram Due to PRRS
» Govt Battles to Control Prices & Supplies after FMD
» Korea Phases Out Antibiotic Use in Feed
» IMS World Pork Conference Set for Bonn
» Swine Breeders Protest Against Price Control
» Govt Regulates Chicken and Pork Prices
» New Fund for Livestock Biodiversity Management
» Marubeni and DOFICO Sign Agreement over Feed
» NFU Backs CAP Red-Tape Reduction Plans
» UK Slaughter Statistics - July 2011
» Pigs Perfect the Art of Greener Living
» No Winners in the Shout Price Stakes
» FMD Fears over Indian Meat Imports
» Probiotic Boosts Pig Profitability
» Ghana's Farming Needs Investment, Says Official
» New Knowledge About Sow Milk Production
» Aarhus Develops New Method to Measure Odour
» Consumers Swap from Pork to Chicken
» Props Needed to Push Start New Pork CRC
» Russia Cuts Pig and Poultry Imports for 2012
That's all for this week!