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09 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Hypor Helps Facilitate Brazil's Swine Imports
BRAZIL - Hypor is partnering with the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and a select number of global swine genetics companies to help renovate and expand Brazil’s exclusive...
05 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Authorises US Maize Imports to Relieve Price Pressure
BRAZIL - The Brazilian government has said it will allow import of 1 million tons of corn (maize) from the US to increase tight supplies in the country....
25 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil’s Soy Production Expected to Increase Sharply
BRAZIL - Brazil features over 75 million hectares of underused pasturelands which could be turned into productive cropland, according to Rabobank....
20 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Record Strong Growth
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of fresh/frozen pork for the first half of 2016 increased by 56 per cent on the same period last year, to over 301,000 tonnes....
14 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil 2016's First Half Tough for Brazilian Pig, Poultry Producers
BRAZIL - An economic crisis and expanding unemployment wreaked havoc for Brazilian animal protein producers in the first half of this year, according to Francisco Turra, chief executive of the country's...
11 July 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil China a Key Market as Brazilian Pork Exports Rise Further
BRAZIL - Brazil's June pork exports were 31.4 per cent higher than the same period last year, with exports in the first half of 2016 55.5 per cent higher than 2015, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein...
28 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Limited Corn Supply Challenges Poultry, Pork Sectors
BRAZIL - A significantly lower than anticipated supply of corn continues to drive an increase in Brazil's domestic corn prices in 2016, according to a recent report from the US Department of Agriculture's...
13 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Maize Price Hinders Livestock Producers
BRAZIL - From a cereals perspective, one of the main talking points over the past month that has been affecting global grain prices is Brazil’s second, or safrinha, maize crop....
26 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Pig, Poultry Production Costs Rise Again
BRAZIL - Brazilian pig and poultry production costs rebounded in April after registering a decrease in the month of March, according to the latest data from the Central Intelligence Agency for Poultry...
16 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Pork Exports Continue to Grow - Less Dependence on Europe
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of pork, considering all products (fresh and processed) totaled 62,000 tons in April, 47.2 per cent higher than in the same period last year....
09 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Puerto Rico Opens Market for Brazilian Pork
BRAZIL - Puerto Rico has opened its market for pork produced in Brazil....
02 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Looks to China to Expand Pork Business
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), is promoting a major initiative with Chinese market importers...
29 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Pig Production Costs Now Falling in Brazil After Record Highs
BRAZIL - For the first time in 2016, swine and poultry production costs are falling, according to statistics from Brazil's Embrapa Intelligence Center....
28 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Swine Producers Use Diagnostics to Pinpoint Diseases
ANALYSIS - Despite lacking of some swine diseases seen in other parts of the world, the demand for swine diagnostics in Brazil is growing as producers want to pinpoint disease challenges and better understand...
21 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil China Offers New Market Opportunities For Brazilian Pork
BRAZIL - There was a sharp growth in Brazilian pork exports in the first quarter of 2016, of over 80 per cent year on year, to 140,000 tonnes....
18 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pig Producers on Alert for Corn Shortage
BRAZIL - The chief executive of the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), Francisco Turra, has said animal protein producers are concerned about a shortage of corn in Brazil....
Pig Industry News from Brazil Nutriad Hosts Technical Symposium Brazil
BRAZIL - On March 30th Nutriad organized its third annual Technical Symposium in Florianopolis (SC, Brazil). At the event Nutriad experts and external speakers introduced new insights and novel solutions...
14 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF to Acquire Globosuínos Agropecuária
BRAZIL - BRF has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Globosuínos Agropecuária S.A. for R$ 20.2 million....
04 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil New Guides Educate on Good Welfare in Pig Production
BRAZIL - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has made available three booklets on welfare in pig farming. The publications address the treatment of animals on farms, in transportation...
29 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF to Acquire Alimentos Calchaquí Productos
BRAZIL - BRF has entered into an agreement to acquire the Argentinian company Alimentos Calchaquí Productos....
21 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Hits Record Pig, Poultry Slaughter in 2015
BRAZIL - Good chicken prices last year and swine in 2014 led to record slaughter numbers in Brazil in 2015, according to the general coordinator for livestock in the Ministry of Agriculture, John Solomon....
18 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports a Step Closer to South Korea
BRAZIL - Brazil is now a step closer to being able to export pork products to South Korea. For Brazil, the opening of this market could result in business of US$153.6 million per year....
17 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF’s 2015 Net Income Grows 46 per cent to R$3.1 billion
BRAZIL - Despite the extremely challenging economic scenario, BRF’s net income advanced 46 per cent in 2015, to $3.1 billion. EBITDA came to R$5.7 billion, which represents significant growth of 21.9...
23 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Parts of Brazil One Step Closer to Classical Swine Fever-Free Status
BRAZIL - Brazil has submitted a request to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to expand Classical Swine Fever-free status to fourteen more states, as well as the Federal District around Brasilia....
17 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Pork Production Costs Rise in Brazil
BRAZIL - Pig and broiler production costs have risen sharply at the start of 2016, according to Brazil's Centre of Intelligence for Poultry and Swine (CIAS)....
25 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Russia Drives Growth in Brazil's Pork Exports
BRAZIL - There was a strong growth in the volume of pork exported from Brazil during 2015 – up 13 per cent on 2014....
14 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Ag Exports at Record Levels in 2015
BRAZIL - The amount of soybeans, corn, fresh chicken, coffee and pulp sold abroad in 2015 registered a record for Brazil's agribusiness trade....
12 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Aurora Alimentos Pledges to Eliminate Gestation Crates for Breeding Sows
BRAZIL - Cooperativa Central Aurora Alimentos, owner of Aurora brand and Brazil’s third largest pork producer, has announced it will completely phase out of the continuous use of gestation crates for...
07 December 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Acquires Argentinian Hog Business
BRAZIL - BRF has announced it has signed a binding offer to acquire Dutch company Eclipse Holding Cooperatief, which operates Campo Austral, for $85 million....
21 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Pork Exports Surge in Third Quarter of 2015
BRAZIL - Brazilian pork exports recorded a sharp increase in the third quarter of 2015, with total exports for the year so far reaching 335,800 tonnes....
 
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