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06 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark EU-Japan FTA Presents Great Opportunities for Danish Crown
DENMARK - The EU-Japan free trade agreement may help to significantly boost pork exports to Japan. Danish Crown's budgeted pork exports to Japan of more than DKK 3 billion in 2017 are now expected to increase....
20 June 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark 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...
30 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Reports 15% Increase in Payment for Pigs
DENMARK - In the first six months of the financial year 2016/2017 Danish Crown increased the payment for pigs supplied by the farmer owners by almost 15 per cent or DKK 600 million relative to the year...
10 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark 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....
05 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark 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...
03 May 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark 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....
15 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Sells Plumrose USA
DENMARK - Danish Crown has signed an agreement to sell its American subsidiary Plumrose USA to Brazilian-based JBS, which is the world’s largest meat-processing company. The sale is based on the 4WD...
27 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark Moon Pig Project Aims to Produce Pigs in Sustainable, Environmentally Friendly Way
DENMARK - Denmark is a world leader in pig production and is always striving to improve the technologies associated with pigs. Over three years ago a small group of well known important Danish companies;...
15 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark Antibiotic Free Pork - Catching on in Denmark
DENMARK - More and more people are getting alarmed that many infections are not responding to antibiotics. There is a shortage of new antibiotics and many people are also concerned that too many antibiotics...
11 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Acquires German Slaughterhouse
DENMARK - Danish Crown has acquired a slaughter house in Germany that slaughters cattle, pigs and lambs....
06 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Pork Commentary: Agromek Denmark
DENMARK - Last week was the Agromek show in Denmark. This is our report and observations, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc. ...
24 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Makes DKK 1.3 billion for Owners After Challenging Year
DENMARK - Despite this past year being challenging, the strong demand for pork in China and other Asian markets has allowed Danish Crown to maintain a competitive settlement for its owners....
21 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Further Reduction in Antimicrobial Use on Danish Pig Farms
DENMARK - Antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease in 2015, mainly due to a reduction in pigs. By contrast, serious outbreaks of disease among broilers and mink have resulted...
10 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Herd in Decline
DENMARK - The number of pigs in Denmark on 1 October was four per cent lower than a year before, according to new figures from Statistics Denmark....
07 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown to Raise Price Paid to Pig Producers
DENMARK - Danish Crown is making an ambitious promise to owners in order to encourage producers to slaughter pigs in Denmark. Between now and 2021, the company will be raising the settlement price paid...
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Label Expected to Drive Welfare Improvements on Danish Pig Farms
DENMARK - Following on from the news that Denmark is introducing a new government-backed animal welfare logo for pork products, ThePigSite gleaned more information from Trine Vig, Chief Advisor, Animal...
31 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danes Investing in Truck Management for ASF Biosecurity
DENMARK - As African Swine Fever (ASF) continues to spread through Europe, Denmark is investing heavily in biosecurity to prevent the disease from entering the country. ...
18 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Pork Label Shows Level of Animal Welfare
DENMARK - A new Ministry of Environment and Food animal welfare label, which is being launched in Denmark next spring, will allow shoppers to identify the level of welfare the pig received....
02 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark New CEO Hopes to Turn Tulip Around
DENMARK - Steve Francis has been appointed as the new CEO of Tulip Ltd. He brings with him extensive experience from the meat industry and of restructuring and turning around manufacturing companies....
22 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Job Losses as Decline in Pigs for Slaughter
DENMARK - A renewed decline in the supply of pigs for slaughter means there are no longer enough pigs to justify an evening shift for slaughtering pigs at Danish Crown’s slaughterhouse in Ringsted....
19 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Researchers Investigate Manure Greenhouse Gas Emissions
DENMARK - It is currently not possible to quantify emissions of methane from livestock manure, which is a problem when countries are making commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture....
16 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Breeding Herd Still Shrinking
DENMARK - Provisional figures from the 1 July pig census showed that the number of pigs fell at the start of Q3 2016 versus the same period a year earlier, by 3 per cent, to 12.3 million head....
12 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark EU Highlights Denmark’s Leading Role in Tackling Resistant Bacteria
DENMARK - In a new report, the EU Commission has highlighted the measures that the Danish pig meat industry and the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) have taken to limit antibiotic usage...
21 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pork Exports Record Slight Decline
DENMARK - Danish pork exports for the first quarter of 2016 recorded a slight decline, down 6 per cent to 273,000 tonnes, on the same period a year earlier....
10 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark European Commission Clears SPF-Danmark-Danish Crown Acquisition
DENMARK - The European Commission has approved the acquisition of sole control over SPF-Danmark A/S by Leverandørselskabet Danish Crown AmbA, both of Denmark....
03 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Does Hemp Help Prevent Gastric Ulcers in Slaughter Pigs?
DENMARK - A recently finished research project investigated the farmer’s possibilities to identify gastric ulcers in pig herds and examined whether adding hemp to the feed might solve the problem. The...
01 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark New Project to Improve Erysipelas Disease Knowledge in Pigs
DENMARK - A new project (EryPoP) at the Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture is aiming to look into Erysipelas infection in pigs and chickens....
12 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Breeding Herd Continues to Contract
DENMARK - Provisional figures from the 1 April pig census showed that the number of pigs in Denmark fell slightly in Q1 2016 versus the same period a year earlier....
04 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Can We Use Genetic Variations to Reduce the Use of Antibiotics?
DENMARK - Selection for pigs with genes for healthy intestinal flora may be able to reduce agriculture’s use of antibiotics and thus reduce the problems of antibiotic resistance. New knowledge paves...
16 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark's Pig Breeding Herd Starting to Fall
DENMARK - Provisional figures from the 1 January pig census show that the number of pigs in Denmark remained stable in 2015, ending the year at 12.7 million head....
 
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