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Monday, December 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union European Union Takes Steps to Encourage Organic Production
EU - The Presidency of the agriculture council is making progress addressing the concerns of member states over the future of organic production in the EU....
Friday, December 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Overproduction Partly to Blame for EU Pig Market Problems
EU - The pig market is in difficulties as the result of overproduction in some countries, in addition to the Russian import embargo, according to the agriculture council....
Pig Industry News from European Union Joint Declaration Aims to Push EU Further on Animal Welfare
EU - Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have issued a joint declaration on animal welfare, calling on the European Union to improve further animal welfare for those species where there are already regulations...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Market Remains Unchanged
EU - The European pig slaughter market appears well balanced a week before Christmas. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Studies on Rubber Floor, Pig Welfare Inconclusive
EU - After examining three studies on the effects of rubber slats as , the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reports it is unable to draw clear conclusions regarding the impact on pig welfare....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Weekly Overview: Call for Pig Farmers of Europe Work Together
EU - Farmers in the European Union are coming together in this ever more globalised world to tackle antibiotic resistance, approve trade in a key GM feed ingredient and adjust to the market effects of...
Pig Industry News from European Union Call for Temporary Private Storage Aid for Pigmeat Needed in EU
EU - Cold stores on the continent continue to fill, as domestic and export demand prove insufficient to offset Russia's damaging imports embargo....
Friday, December 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union New GM Soy Soon to be Approved in EU
EU - The European Union is expected to approve a new GM soybean for import after the customary split vote among member countries this week....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Denmark Calls for European Approach on Antibiotic Resistance
EUROPE - In today's globalised world, it is not enough that for the Danes alone to minimise the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, say a leading Danish doctor and pig specialist in a joint statement....
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Unsettled Markets
EU - The situation appears altogether unsettled on the European pig slaughter market....
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Poland and Lithuania Report ASF Wild Boar Deaths
EUROPE – Two more wild boar deaths have been recorded as part of the ongoing African Swine Fever Outbreak....
Friday, November 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Farmers Reimbursed €868 Million
EU – Farmers across Europe are being reimbursed a total of €868 million in direct aid by the Common Agricultural Policy....
Pig Industry News from European Union European Pig Farmers Urged to Prepare for Winter
EU - As the chilly temperatures spread across Europe, pig producers are urged to be vigilant with regard to biosecurity during the cold winter months in order to keep disease at bay....
Pig Industry News from European Union Potential of Probiotics for Sustainable Animal Production
EU - On 12 November 2014, at EUROTIER in Hanover, Germany, the European Probiotic Association (EPA) awarded the Jules Tournut Probiotics Prize 2014 to Dr Steven Frese, for his innovative research project...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Still Much to be Learned About PED
EU - The European Food Safety Authority recently gave its scientific opinion on PEDv, in which it flags up the possibility of transmission via spray dried porcine plasma....
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices to Stay Settled
GERMANY – Europe’s fat hog market remained unchanged last week, continuing a steady two month price run.  ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union MSD Animal Health Receives Approval for Porcilis PCV M Hyo Vaccine in Europe
EU - MSD Animal Health says the European Commission has approved its PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo vaccine that protects piglets against Porcine Circovirus and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Hog Slat Showcases European Equipment at EuroTier
GLOBAL - Having been around Hog Slat for 20+ years, I believe one of our biggest strengths comes from the company’s ability to take its proven equipment designs and adapt to local production methods,...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union European Campaign for the Responsible Use of Veterinary Antibiotics
EU - Zoetis has pledged its support for European Antibiotic Awareness Day, an initiative to encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in people and animals....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial, Says Farmers Union
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU and worldwide and underlined its commitment...
Pig Industry News from European Union Animal Health Company Pleas for Responsible Antibiotic Use
EU – A global animal health company has used antibiotic awareness week to preach “responsible use” of veterinary antibiotics at the launch of its pan-European campaign....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Pig Industry News from European Union Alarming Rise of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
EU - Antibiotic resistance has increased in the past years to the point that now constitutes a serious risk to public health....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Support for Flexibility of EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
EU - Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory even if it is allowed at EU level...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Sideward Movement Is Continuing
EU - With the number of slaughters still being high, the prices currently remain low....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU to Vote on GMO
EU - Should member states be able to overrule the EU when considering the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in their territory?...
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Promotion of Agricultural Products in the EU
EU - The European Commission has approved 27 programmes to promote agricultural products in the European Union and in third countries. ...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union Study Reveals Differences in Animal Welfare Training across Europe
EU - According to a new study, the main differences in farm animal welfare education across Europe seem to be in the reduced number of hours of education, less interactive teaching and fewer courses in...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Authorisation for FUMzyme Proves Fumonisin Biotransformation
EU - Biomin has announced the EU authorisation of FUMzyme® as 'substances for reduction of the contamination of feed by mycotoxins'....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Friendly Atmosphere
EU - The mood is getting steadier every day on the European pig slaughter market. Even friendly comments are heard. ...
 
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