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26 June 2017
Spot Bacon Remains in Extremely Short Supply
UK - The SPP continues to improve, rising by .21p to 161.91p; some weekly contribution prices stood on, with others up by a penny in places, writes Peter Crichton in his "Traffic Lights" commentary for...
21 June 2017
Pig Processors Fail to Follow European Market
IRELAND - There has been no change in official quotes for pigs this week, which remain at €1.70c/kg....
NPPC Calls on Government to FMD Vaccine Bank
US - The National Pork Producers Council is calling on the US government to provide one billion dollars over five years to fund the creation of a Foot and Mouth Disease vaccine bank, reports Bruce Cochrane....
GB Pig Slaughterings Pick Up Slightly in May
UK - UK production of pig meat was 74,300 tonnes in May, up 1 per cent compared to the same month in 2016, and the first year on year increase seen in 2017, writes Duncan Wyatt, lead analyst at AHDB....
20 June 2017
Better Supply Chain Communications to Play Vital Role in Post-Brexit Era
UK - While there will be tough and challenging times ahead there will also be opportunities in the post-Brexit era, according to Stuart Ashworth, Head of Economics Services with Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
New Jobs in Danish Crown
DENMARK - The increase in the supply of pigs to Danish Crown’s abattoirs can be ascribed to the combined effects of Danish Crown’s own growth package, the subsidy scheme for new housing units and the...
15 June 2017
EU Pig Prices: South Preparing for Holiday Season
EU - The European slaughter pig market continues to be well-balanced this week. Almost all quotations tend to remain constant and steady. The Spanish quotation went up slightly, while the British quotation...
Higher Pork Volumes Make Access to Export Markets Increasingly Important
US - The Vice-President Pork Analysis with EMI Analytics says the higher volumes of pork being produced in the US will make access to export markets increasingly important, Bruce Cochrane reports....
13 June 2017
Pig Prices Approaching Temporary Plateau
UK - Another positive day for sellers and, although prices are to some extent approaching a plateau for the time being, pig numbers remain tight and demand is firm, writes Peter Crichton in his "Traffic...
10 June 2017
World Pork Expo: Genesus' Jim Long Expects Strong '17 Pig Prices in US, China & EU
ANALYSIS - Jim Long, President and CEO of Genesus Genetics, shares expectations for 2017 pig prices in the US, Canada, Russia, China and the EU, as well as global drivers of the swine industry....
05 June 2017
CME: Short Term Situation in Pork Complex Positive
US - Despite the down day on Thursday (1 June) and the weak open the next morning, the short term situation in the pork complex is positive, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Pig Prices Continue on Upward Track
UK - Pig prices continue on their upward track, with the SPP breaching the 160p barrier and now standing at 160.10p, the German producer price rising by 1 Euro Cent and spot quotes at either firm stand...
02 June 2017
Research Sets Parameters for Heat to Destroy Disease Causing Pathogens
CANADA - A Professor with the University of Saskatchewan says research conducted by VIDO-InterVac has given engineers the parameters necessary to apply the use of heat to the decontamination of swine transport...
ASEAN Buyers Connect with US Red Meat Industry
US - To connect exporters and importers and create interest in alternative cuts of US beef and pork, USMEF hosted 11 leading meat buyers from the ASEAN region for an educational tour of packing plants...
01 June 2017
Pig Price Increase Long Overdue as EU Prices Power Ahead
IRELAND - There was no official movement of pig prices from the main export plants again this week, in spite of the ever-increasing gap between the EU average price and the Irish pig price....
31 May 2017
EU Pig Prices: Quotations Take a Breather
EU - This week, the European slaughter market appears to be overall steady....
24 May 2017
CME: Summer Hog Futures Bolstered in Recent Days
US - Hog slaughter for the week was 2.249 million head, 6.3 per cent higher than the previous year, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
EU Pig Prices: Demand for Slaughter Pigs Continues
EU - The current European slaughter pig market appears overall optimistic. Many quotations recently went up considerably. In relation to demand, the scarce quantities of live pigs on offer are regarded...
23 May 2017
Vissan Buys More Pigs to Support Farmers
VIET NAM - To reduce oversupply and help farmers, Vissan Co. Ltd will buy and slaughter an additional 200 to 300 pigs a day, raising the company’s additional purchases over the normal number to 500-600...
22 May 2017
Pig Prices Continuing on Upward Track
UK - Prices are continuing on their upward track with no red ink in sight, although we have yet to scale the dizzy heights reached in November 2013 when the DAPP (now the SPP) hit 172.03p; cull sows were...
18 May 2017
Ruby to Lead Passport Food Safety Solutions' PassTrac Analytics
GLOBAL – Today, Passport® Food Safety Solutions, Inc. announced the addition of a new industry professional to lead PassTrac Analytics....
17 May 2017
EU Pig Prices: Price Increase Likely to Take Place
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be overall balanced. ...
15 May 2017
GB Pig Prices Continuing to Move Ahead
UK - Although GB pig prices are continuing to move ahead, with the latest SPP rising by 1.29p to 157.82p, German producer prices have stood on and sow prices have slipped, writes Peter Crichton in his...
10 May 2017
Danish Pig Breeding Herd Moving Up
DENMARK - The number of sows in Denmark is increasing again, according to data from the 1 April pig survey, writes Leo Colby, AHDB Consultant....
08 May 2017
Another Positive Day for Pig Sellers
UK - Another positive day for pig sellers with the SPP up by .37p to 156.53p and spot bacon also tending firmer with prices around 164p mark, and more in places, although German prices have hit something...
05 May 2017
600,000 New Pigs for Danish Crown
DENMARK - In future, the around 60 members of Bonusgrisen will deliver their animals to Danish Crown. Thus, they will be among the first to benefit from Danish Crown’s new financial contribution for...
04 May 2017
EU Pig Prices: Friendly Price Development
EU - The European slaughter pig market shows an altogether friendly face this week. Majority of the quotations were able to go up....
03 May 2017
Danish Crown Launches Ambitious Growth Package
DENMARK - The demand for Danish pork is unabated on the key export markets. Therefore, Danish Crown is now launching a growth package to encourage farmers to invest in producing more pigs....
27 April 2017
CME: Total Commercial FI Slaughter for Hogs 99.3%
US - USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), produces a volume of data which livestock markets depend on. Key reports include monthly "Cattle on Feed", "Quarterly Hogs and Pigs", monthly...
26 April 2017
EU Pig Prices: Quotations Moving Sideward
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be in a continuously steady state. The quotations have been constant with no exceptions. The week after Easter is presenting markets which are...
 
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