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Pig Industry News: Spain

04 April 2017
Pig Industry News from Spain DAT-Schaub Group Starting Operations in Spain
SPAIN - Together with local Spanish casing dealer and producer, Vicente Gallent SL., the DAT-Schaub group has entered into a joint venture, DAT Schaub Gallent S.L., on running the gut room services for...
27 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Spain Report: Spanish Pork Exports to China Hit Record High in 2016
SPAIN - Spain's exports to China hit a record high in 2016 with €5.03 billion ($5.43 billion), Spanish news agency EFE reported on Friday....
21 March 2017
Pig Industry News from Spain Genesus Nucleus in Spain
SPAIN - Genesus is pleased to announce that gilts are now available for purchase as a part of our partnership with Catalana de Pinsos for the production of breeding stock in Spain from “La Tor Nucleus...
13 February 2017
Pig Industry News from Spain Food Safety & Animal Nutrition Course in Spain
SPAIN - Multinational Feed Additives Producer Nutriad, headquartered in Belgium, participated in the Food Safety and Animal Nutrition Course organized by Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, which...
20 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Nutriad Concludes 2016 Spain Maize Mycotoxin Survey
SPAIN - Multinational feed producer Nutriad, concluded its 2016 Mycotoxin Survey in Spain, which included 107 maize samples from different Spanish regions....
08 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pork Exports Continue Growth
SPAIN - For the first nine months of 2016, Spanish export volumes of fresh/frozen pork products were up 24 per cent on the previous year, at 1.1 million tonnes....
15 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain New Project to Recover Nitrogen from Pig, Poultry Manure
SPAIN - A new European research project is aiming to recover nitrogen nutrients from pig and poultry manure during composting and anaerobic digestion, using gas-permeable membrane technology....
08 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain New Method Allows Detection of Toxoplasmosis Causing Parasite in Ham
SPAIN - Scientists from the universities of Granada and Valencia have carried out the most comprehensive global study on the presence of Toxoplasma gondii in 475 commercial samples of ham, both sliced...
26 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pork Production, Exports Continue to Reach Record Levels
SPAIN - Spanish swine farmers have weathered the last six months of low prices, and responded to market conditions with a larger pig herd and increased productivity following very promising results from...
03 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Spain Hog Market
SPAIN - At the beginning of the year, market prices for hogs were below 1 euro/kg liveweight. However, after 20 weeks of consistent price rises, the current price of 1.325 euro/kg liveweight has been maintained...
27 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Pork Commentary: Road Trip to Spain
SPAIN - Last week, we were in Spain. Spain has the third largest sow herd in the world with 2.374 million sows and 27.541 million in market inventory, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc. ...
21 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Scientists Develop Method for Detecting Parasite Causing Toxoplasmosis in Ham
SPAIN - Scientists from the universities of Granada and Valencia have made the most comprehensive global study to date on the presence of 'Toxoplasma gondii' in cured ham....
01 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain China Approves Pork Exports From More Spanish Establishments
SPAIN - China has approved five more Spanish establishments to export pig meat to the country....
26 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pork Exports Increase 29 Per Cent
SPAIN - In the first six months of 2016, exports of Spanish pork increased 29 per cent, to 752 thousand tonnes....
08 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain CZ Veterinaria, Boehringer Ingelheim Bring Innovative Sow Vaccine to Europe
SPAIN - CZ Veterinaria (CZV) and Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health have entered into a cooperation to provide Entericolix®, an innovative sow vaccine, to the European swine vaccine market....
17 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Growket is a New Company of Symaga Group
SPAIN - The new brand from Symaga Group, Growket, was launched last week has been by Alfonso Garrido, president of the group. Symaga was founded in 1985 by Alfonso Garrido for manufacturing silos and livestock...
07 June 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Growth in Spanish Pork Exports Continues
SPAIN - Exports of fresh/frozen pork from Spain have grown strongly in the first quarter of 2016, when compared with the same period a year earlier....
11 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain How to Remove Environmental Pollutants from Raw Meat
SPAIN - Six months ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer associated consumption of red meat and processed meat to cancer risk. However, in its analysis it made no reference to some carcinogenic...
10 May 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain CT Scans - A New Tool for the Meat Industry
SPAIN - Computerized tomography (CT scan) produces images of the inside of a body without opening it. This technology, initially developed for medical purposes, is being used by IRTA´s researchers to...
07 March 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pork Exports See Strong Growth
SPAIN - For 2015, exports of Spanish pork increased 17 per cent on the year earlier to 1.23 million tonnes....
24 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pork Production Expected to Stabilise After Growth in 2016
SPAIN - Pig slaughter and pork production are likely to continue to grow during 2016, with a stabilisation or reduction possible in 2017, according to a recent report by the US Department of Agriculture's...
09 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Spain Nutriad Mycotoxin Survey Spain
SPAIN - Mycotoxins, especially aflatoxins are a constant concern for agriculture. Some weather patterns, such as were seen in Europea throughout 2015, have put the industry on high alert. ...
04 December 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pork Exports Continue to Increase
SPAIN - Spanish pork exports in the first nine months of 2015 increased by 17 per cent year on year, totalling 890,800 tonnes setting yet another record....
26 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Could Spain Become Largest Pig Producer in EU?
SPAIN - Spain could become a bigger pig producer in the EU than Germany if it continues at its current growth rate. Karsten Flemin, senior analyst at the Danish Agriculture and Food Council, said during...
16 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Researchers Find New Ways to Optimise Feed Efficiency in Pigs
SPAIN - Feeding accounts for around 70 per cent of animal production costs. Feed Conversion Efficiency (FCE) is one of the key factors in cost-efficiency of production and, for this reason, European scientists...
06 October 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pig Sector Continues to Grow
SPAIN - Spain has long had one of the EU’s largest pig sectors and the latest census results show that its share of the EU herd is increasing....
11 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Pork Commentary: European Road Trip - Week 3 Spain
SPAIN - After Russia, we travelled to Spain, the fourth largest swine producing country in the world, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
07 September 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Spanish Pork Exports Powers Ahead
SPAIN - The long-term growth of Spanish pork exports continued in the first half of 2015, with shipments reaching a record 584,600 tonnes. This was 15 per cent up on a year earlier and more than double...
04 August 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Scientists Discover Control for Torque teno sus Virus Viremia in Pigs
SPAIN - A study carried out by scientists of IRTA-CReSA and MSD Animal Health demonstrates for the first time that Torque teno sus virus (TTSuV) viremia can be controlled by a combined DNA and protein...
24 July 2015
Pig Industry News from Spain Spain, Algeria Reinforce Cooperation on Agriculture
SPAIN - The Spanish and Algerian governments have signed two agreements to improve their collaboration over agriculture and fisheries....
 
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