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Monday 14th August 2017.

This Week's Articles and Analysis

Company News

World Pork Expo: Hog Slat Launches Upgraded Fan
ANALYSIS - Hog Slat launched an upgraded AirStorm fan at World Pork Expo that increases output by 13.5 per cent and efficiency rates.
Dedication to research and students wins professor Novus Teaching Honor
Dr. Gregoy Bédécarrats, professor at the University of Guelph, Canada is the 2017 Novus Outstanding Teaching Award recipient. A successful academic career, innovative research and his dedication to encouraging the next generation of poultry scientists make Novus proud to honor Bédécarrats.
Ontario pork producer increases number weaned with Hypor Libra
After repopulating a year ago and purchasing Hypor replacement gilts from Genex Ontario, pork producer Gary Terpstra has significantly increased overall production.
What’s the best PRRS strategy for your herd?
Every year, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) infects an estimated 25% to 45% of sow herds in the US, according to Clayton Johnson, DVM, Carthage Veterinary Clinic, Carthage, Illinois.

Global Pig Industry News

   United States

CME: July Pork Packer Margin Higher Than 2016's
NPPC Optimistic New NAFTA will Improve Outlook for North American Pork Trade
June Results Confirm Strong First Half for US Pork Exports
CME: Latest 'Crop' Report to be First to Incorporate Extensive Survey For Farmers
CME: Total Shipments of Fresh/Frozen, Cooked Pork in June Higher Than a Year Ago
Maintaining Zero Tariff Rate on Pork Top Priority for US Producers


China-born Clones Bring Pig Organs Closer for Human Transplants

   United Kingdom

BVA Welcomes Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses; 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare'
Mixed Dish as Far as Buyers, Sellers are Concerned
GB Pig Feed Output Falls During H1/2017


Passport Food Safety Solutions Partners with Predictive Analytics Innovation Leader PurePredictive
Global Meat Prices Plateau in July


Processors Undermining Pigmeat Sector with Unjustified Price Cuts, Says IFA


Efforts to Reduce Pollution from Agriculture Slowly Paying Off
Hog Markets Cautiously Optimistic Heading Toward Start of NAFTA Renegotiation
PED Infected Premises 61 Confirmed in Manitoba
Seasonal Increase in Slaughter Numbers Expected to Pressure Live Hog Prices
Direct Interaction with Consumers Key to Dispelling Agricultural Myths
Improved Pork Industry Profitability Improves Responsiveness of AgriStability


Danish Pig Breeding Herd Still Edging Up


Hygiene Check at Poultry Farms, Chicken Shops, Piggeries in Karnataka District

   European Union

EU Pig Prices: Recent Balance in Markets; Quotations Steady

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