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Thursday, July 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Develops Contingency Plan for Classical Swine Fever
BRAZIL - Technicians from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Embrapa and state veterinary officials have met to develop a monitoring a plan for classical swine fever (CSF) in wild...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Export Volume, Value up in June 2014
BRAZIL - Compared to the same month last year, Brazilian pork exports during June rose 8.2 per cent in volume and 70 per cent in US$-value....
Pig Industry News from Brazil AveSui, Tecno Food Brazil Join Forces to Launch FIPPPA
BRAZIL - FIPPPA, the Animal Protein Production and Processing Expo, will have its launch from 28 to 30 April 2015 at the Expo Trade Convention Center in Curitiba (PR), Brazil....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Exports Less Pork in 2014 But Value up 12 Per Cent
BRAZIL - For the first six months of 2014, chicken export volumes continue to increase gradually year-over-year while for pork, export values are up significantly despite lower volumes....
Monday, June 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Calls for Tighter Pig Health Controls with Colombia
BRAZIL - Following the announcement of classical swine fever outbreaks in Colombia, Brazil's pig industry body is calling for tighter restrictions on pig trade with that country to keep the disease out...
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Study Reveals Benefits of ASIC AI Catheters
BRAZIL - A professor from Brazil explains two trials he carried out, showing better pregnancy rates and larger litter from sows inseminated once using a catheter from Absolute Swine Insemination Co. (ASIC)...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Researchers Make Pork Healthier
BRAZIL - Embrapa's agricultural research company is investigating how to create healthier pork....
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Foods to Go Public
BRAZIL - One of Brazil’s largest food companies, JBS Foods is to float on the open market....
Friday, May 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Profits Hit by Taxes and Costs
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and poultry processor JBS saw gross profit rise by 67.9 per cent to R$3.42 billion a rise of R$1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2014....
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig and Poultry Promoted in South Korea
BRAZIL - Brazilian poultry and pig products will be highlighted in Seoul, South Korea, where representatives of the Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), in partnership with the Brazilian Agency for the...
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Increased Almost 20 Per Cent in April
BRAZIL - Brazil exported 42,623 tonnes of pig meat in April and had revenues of $118.66 million, an increase of 19.66 per cent in volume and 19.74 per cent in value compared to the same month of 2013....
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Sees Good Growth in First Quarter
BRAZIL - BRF closed the first quarter of 2014 with 7.1 per cent growth in EBITDA over the same period last year, totalling R$861 million....
Friday, April 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Ministry Takes New Measures to Keep PED out of Brazil
BRAZIL - The agriculture ministry is reinforcing sanitary measures on imported pigs to keep Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) out of the country. These include new regulations of pig imports and a recently...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Production Costs of Pigs, Broilers Fall in Early 2014
BRAZIL - The production costs of broilers and pigs calculated by Embrapa Swine and Poultry Concordia (SC), under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, are showing similar behaviours in early...
Monday, April 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Sets up Pig Quarantine Facility to Protect from PEDV
BRAZIL - In order to protect the country from the spread of high-risk diseases such as Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus and the economic impacts associated with them, the Ministry of Agriculture,...
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig Industry Requests Govt Support for PED Controls
BRAZIL - Pig industry groups have asked for government support to stop the entry of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus in imported pork from the US....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil JBS Reports Rise in Sales, Earnings
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processing giant JBS saw consolidated net revenue reached R$92,902.8 million in 2013, an increase of R$17.2 billion, 22.7 per cent higher than in 2012....
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Dropped in Volume, Value in February
BRAZIL - Compared to the same month last year, pork exports during February were down 10 per cent in volume and 11 per cent in US$-value....
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Experiment Conducted with the Absolute Catheters
BRAZIL - Insemination rods from Absolute Swine Insemination Company (ASIC) offered a number of advantages over traditional insemination pipettes, according to researchers at Universidade Federal de Santa...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Outlook Good as Income Soars
BRAZIL - BRF - formerly known as Brasil Foods - saw profits rise by 38 per cent last year to BRR1.1 billion....
Friday, February 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Reports Drop in Pork Exports, Volume in January 2014
BRAZIL - The volume and value of Brazilian pork exported during January 2014 were lower than the same month during 2013. ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Genus Completes Acquisition of Genetiporc do Brasil
BRAZIL - Genus plc has confirmed that, further to the announcements on 23 September 2013 and 18 October 2013 regarding Genus' acquisition of Génétiporc, Agroceres PIC, Genus' 49 per cent owned joint...
Pig Industry News from Brazil Areas with Pasture Reduce but Yield Increases
BRAZIL - The fed cattle activity in Brazil has been investing in yield gains instead of opening new areas of pastures, due to the competition with other crops, such as soybean, corn and sugarcane. ...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Russia, Hong Kong Took Most Brazilian Pork in January
BRAZIL - Brazilian pork exports were down by 13 per cent in January compared so the same month of 2012, writes Jackie Linden. More than 60 per cent of the monthly volume was destined for Russia and Hong...
Friday, January 31, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Association Forecasts Stable Pig Meat Output in 2014
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Producers and Exporters of Pork (ABIPECS) estimates that production this year will be stable, with 3.46 million tonnes compared to 3.43 million tonnes in 2013. ...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil's December Pork Export Volume, Value Down from Year Before
BRAZIL - The volume and value of Brazilian pork exported during December 2013 were lower than the same month of 2012. For the whole of 2013, 11 per cent less pork was exported by Brazil than in the year...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork to Gain New Markets in 2014
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) is negotiating the opening of new markets for the export of Brazilian meat....
Pig Industry News from Brazil Rial Elected CEO of Marfrig
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing company Marfrig has elected Sérgio Rial as Chief Executive Officer of the company....
Monday, December 23, 2013
Pig Industry News from Brazil November 2013 Pork Export Volume, Value Down Compared to 2012
BRAZIL - The volume and value of Brazilian pork exported during November were down compared to the same period last year....
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil: Hog Markets
BRAZIL - Although hog prices started to decline slowly in October, since the beginning of December they have recovered. In the south of Brazil, the spot price is around US$1.62 per kg live weight, while...
 
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