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20 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Numbers Grow
DENMARK - According to the April census results published by Statistics Denmark, total pig numbers have grown compared to 2014....
07 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Improved Welfare Expected to Affect Future Danish Pig Markets
DENMARK - Key players in the Danish pig industry have good intentions when it comes to animal welfare, but financial considerations often get in the way of implementing change, according to a new report...
01 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Sector Delivering Improvements in Welfare
DENMARK - The Danish pig meat sector is forging ahead with measures to improve the welfare of pigs and also the eating quality and consumer image of the sector....
22 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Conference to Discuss the Latest in Danish Pig Welfare
DENMARK - The Danish Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries will be holding the International conference on pig welfare on the 29-30 April, with the support of the Danish Centre for Animal Welfare...
09 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Breeding Programme to Use Pen Mate Genomics to Improve Pig Behaviour
DENMARK - A new research project will harness information technology to breed pigs that are less inclined to bite tails and that utilise the feed more efficiently, in a collaboration between Aarhus University...
08 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Shoulder Ulcers Affect Sow Maternal Behaviour
DENMARK - Shoulder ulcers in lactating sows lead to changes in behaviour such as shorter lying time, increased restlessness and lower nursing frequency, according to an investigation conducted by Aarhus...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Tail Docking Changes Nerves in Pig Tails
DENMARK - When pigs have their tails docked neuroanatomical changes occur at the nerve endings, shows a study by researchers at Aarhus University, in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen....
27 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Tican-Danish Crown Slaughterhouse Merger Approved
DENMARK - An overwhelming majority of Tican and Danish Crown’s owners have approved the merger of the two cooperative societies....
16 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Cuts Slaughter Capacity at Ringsted
DENMARK - After several years of falling slaughter pig production in Denmark, Danish Crown is again having to adjust slaughtering capacity at its Danish pig slaughterhouses....
05 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Model Measures Danish Agricultural Efficiency
DENMARK - Scientists from the Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University have drawn up a robust model that can put actual figures on the efficiency of the country's agricultural production and use...
02 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Weekly Overview: Merger of Denmark's Top Pig Processors
GLOBAL - As two of Denmark's leading pig processors announce their intention to merge, we take a look at how such a move might impact the market. In Viet Nam, pig numbers and pork output are on the rise....
25 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Merger Announced of Danish Crown, Tican
DENMARK - Denmark’s two cooperative slaughterhouse companies have agreed to combine their activities in a joint company....
18 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Increased Breeding Herd for Denmark
DENMARK - As at 1 January 2015, Statistics Denmark reported a two per cent increase on the year of the country’s total number of pigs, to 12.7 million head....
05 February 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Action Plan to Strengthen Danish Organic Production
DENMARK - The Danish government has launched a new, broad action plan for a more organic Denmark. The plan paves the way for a closer and binding collaboration between the local, regional and state authorities....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Pigs as Models to Help Prevent Human Obesity Problems
DENMARK - With the aid of a grant to the tune of DKK17.5 million from Innovation Fund Denmark, scientists will be developing healthy foods that can prevent obesity-related diseases and promote public health....
30 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown's DC Pork CEO Steps Down
DENMARK - Danish Crown has decided to terminate its cooperation with CEO of DC Pork, Jesper Friis....
29 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Industry Adapting to New Challenges
DENMARK - With the Danish pig industry focused almost entirely on exports, its strategies undoubtedly affect other countries, including the UK – the largest importer of Danish bacon....
14 January 2015
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danes Achieve Two Per Cent Rise in Pork Exports
DENMARK - Denmark exported almost two per cent more pig meat in the first nine months of 2014 than the year before, despite the Russian ban....
29 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark Sees Increase in Sales of Organic Pork for New Year
DENMARK - Sales of high grade cuts from organic livestock have been in high demand in Denmark running up to New Year's Eve....
24 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark MRSA Affects Two-thirds of Danish Pig Farms
DENMARK - The food and agriculture minister admits that "previous efforts have not been enough" as a new study shows that the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacterium is more widespread...
18 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark Leads the Way for Animal Welfare
DENMARK - As Denmark is becoming a leader in animal welfare, agriculture minister, Dan Jørgensen, has announced a major international conference....
15 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Decline in Danish Agriculture Needs Addressing
DENMARK - Annual gross investment in Danish agriculture has fallen 50 per cent in the last five years, whilst debt levels of Danish farms have more than doubled....
03 December 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark How to Keep Pig Barn Smells and Emission Down
DENMARK - Environmental regulations for pig farmers in Denmark are becoming tighter and tighter....
27 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danes Choose Favourite Dish: It's Fried Pork
DENMARK - Following a nationwide survey, fried pork with parsley sauce and potatoes has been named by the Danish National Dish....
26 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark How is Danish Pig Sector Improving Welfare?
DENMARK - The Danish pig industry is to raise welfare practices and regulations on the farm over those being demanded by the European Union....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Sector Seeks to Increase Investment
DENMARK - Since the financial crisis of 2008, investment in the Danish pig sector has been low....
25 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark Faces Challenge over Live Pig Exports
DENMARK - The Danish pig industry is facing a fight as slaughter numbers are declining and more and more live pigs are being sent out of the country for finishing and slaughter....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Industry Steps Up Biosecurity
DENMARK - Strict border biosecurity is ensuring that Denmark is keeping African swine fever and other major pig diseases out of the country....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Rides out Market Turbulence
DENMARK - Despite market disruption caused by the political situation in Russia, Danish Crown Group says it has posted satisfactory results for the year....
07 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Ways to Evaluate the Benefit of Gilts Synchronised by Altresyn on the Flow of Breeding Animals and Piglet Output
DENMARK - Synchronisation of gilts with Altresyn allowed more even numbers of matings every week, and this resulted in a more regular flow into the farrowing rooms, better utilisation of farrowing house...
 
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