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15 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Government considering controls on live animal exports
Defra confirms government ministers are looking into the issue of live export and are considering options of controlling live export of animals after Brexit. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Rural pig farmer calls out misleading supermarket branding
Richard Baugh of Woodside Farm, Nottinghamshire, takes on Tesco in battle over misleading product branding. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Baugh explains the controversy....
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus Global Market Report: USA
I have been reading articles about corn markets and the question that everyone wants an answer to, is:“ Will we see higher prices?”...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Red Tractor Assurance secures new five-year biofuels authorisation for combinable crops and sugar beet
The biofuels market for Red Tractor assured crops has been secured with the news that the European Commission will continue to recognise the scheme under the Renewable Energy Directive....
Pig Industry News from Global The best of The Pig Site 2017: Controlling gastric ulcers
Continuing in The Pig Site’s rundown of the best articles of 2017, today…...
14 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba modernising access to agricultural Crown lands
New regulations will update Manitoba’s approach to managing agricultural Crown lands to ensure compliance with the New West Partnership Trade Agreement, with changes that will provide more transparency...
Pig Industry News from United States What to expect during an on-farm CSI audit
An on-farm visit by an auditor will likely be routine for pork producers in the future. Knowing what an auditor expects and what pork producers can do during the audit will help prepare for a positive...
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor's new facility opens doors to the future
Successful companies don’t react to change; they drive it. With that in mind, Hypor recently opened the doors on a new state-of-the-art facility in Sichamps, France. ...
Pig Industry News from France Boost for French pork exports to China
French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, revealed that more French pork will be exported to China in the near future. ...
Pig Industry News from Global Best of The Pig Site 2017: Mycotoxin management
Next up in the rundown of 2017's best articles......
Pig Industry News from United States Metal shavings in pork products prompt recall
A customer complaint about metal shavings in pork salami has led to a small recall — just 143 pounds — by Santa Fe Importers Inc. of Long Beach, CA. The recall was issued on Tuesday (12 December) of...
13 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom 2018 – taking steps to a more sustainable future
With ongoing research indicating the severe impact of plastic pollution on land and in our oceans, 2018 brings with it the responsibility for developing the growth in recovery and reuse of waste plastic....
Pig Industry News from Canada AASV: Improving Surveillance Keeps Emerging Diseases at Bay
ANALYSIS - The Province of Ontario is focused on emerging swine diseases and developing surveillance systems by bringing all the stakeholders together, including the government and private industry, to...
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus global technical report: Incorporating information in routine genetic evaluation
For many years, pig producers depended on physical characteristics and phenotypic evaluations to select pigs to produce their next generation. Later on, breeding and cross-breeding methods, using quantitative...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Long Pork Commentary: Hog markets shows profits for next 12 months
Using current projected feed cost and current lean hog futures it appears the average profit potential for next twelve months should average about $20 US per head for farrow to finish operations. That’s...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Animal sentience bill greeted with praise
The BVA and Green MP Caroline Lucas are among many who have welcomed the new law that ensures animal abusers are jailed for anything up to 5 years and animal sentience is reflected in domestic law. ...
Pig Industry News from United States FDA report on antibiotics validates work by US pig farmers
America’s 60,000 pig farmers continue to do what’s right on the farm for people, pigs and the planet when it comes to demonstrating their commitment to antibiotic stewardship. ...
12 December 2017
Pig Industry News from Global Best of The Pig Site 2017: nutrition for piglets
Today in The Pig Site's best articles of 2017......
11 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Pig Health Today launches mobile app
Pig Health Today, the world’s only news website focused entirely on swine health, welfare and sustainability, has partnered with sponsor Zoetis to launch a mobile app for Apple and Android devices....
Pig Industry News from Global Best of The Pig Site 2017: CO2 stunning
Continuing The Pig Site's selection of the best articles from 2017- next up......
Pig Industry News from Global AIC warns of shortages of Vitamins A and E for livestock feed supplies
The livestock feed industry is facing a lack of supply of vitamins A and E due to two recent incidents, warns the Agricultural Industries Confederation. ...
Pig Industry News from China Genesus Global Market Report: China - 8 December 2017
Last month a load of Genesus Purebred pigs arrived in North East China for Guangdong Wens Foodstuff Group Co. Ltd. One of eight large companies that have made this region the growth hot spot for China....
Pig Industry News from Australia APRIL calls for new scientists and new science for pork
Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL) today made its first call for research proposals to markedly enhance the competiveness and sustainability of the Australasian pork industry....
Pig Industry News from Thailand Nutriad present gut health research at Global Feed Summit
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad presented new gut health research at the recent Global Feed Summit in Bangkok (Thailand)....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation ASF in Russia’s largest pork producer
The epidemic of African swine fever in Russia continues to gain momentum, spreading to new regions of the country....
08 December 2017
Pig Industry News from United States Pork demand remains steady as signs point to strong fourth quarter
DES MOINES, Iowa – Pig farmers and food production companies alike are wrapping up a successful 2017 that continues to show steady consumer demand for pork. The summer grilling season ended strongly,...
Pig Industry News from United States Genesus global technical report: whole carcass pork quality
As most industry participants know, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking comment on the proposed changes to the standards of pork carcass grades....
Pig Industry News from United States Pig care: If there’s something off, don’t try to ‘look him well’
Watching pigs may not be glamorous or stimulating, but it’s a responsibility that Bob Blomme, DVM, takes very seriously....
Pig Industry News from Global Norwegian legislative debate opens doors for gene editing in the pork industry
In a move that could have huge implications for global pork production, a new way to classify and regulate GMOs has been proposed by the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board this week....
Pig Industry News from Global Best of the Pig Site 2017: Ventilation
Today in The Pig Site's selection of the best articles from 2017......
 
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