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09 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Weaner Prices Hold Firm
EU - Latest data from the EU Commission reports the EU average weaner price for week ended 27 November as €44.57/head. This is actually the highest figure for the year to date, a distinct contrast to...
07 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Continue Increasing
EU - The Christmas trade is flourishing on the European pig slaughter market. Demand for pigs for slaughter is on a high level altogether. So, many quotations could go on increasing....
05 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Progress Report: Castration of Pigs in the EU
EU - For centuries, surgical castration has been performed on pig farms across Europe. Until recently, the procedure was performed without the use of anaesthesia or analgesia. But now, the EU has proposed...
01 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Pigs Continue to Be in Demand – Price Barometer Still Pointing Upward
EU - The atmosphere remains friendly on the European pig slaughter market. In most of the participating countries, the quotations are going up moderately....
24 November 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Vivid Demand for Pigs – Quotations are Going Up
EU - This current week of slaughter, the trends are noted to be partly friendly and partly steady at least on the European pig slaughter market....
18 November 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Spain and EU Pork Markets
EU, SPAIN - European markets have been steady over the last three weeks. Meanwhile, in the Spanish market, supply continues to push hard, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy & Portugal....
Pig Industry News from European Union Pork Industry to Benefit from EU Trade Deals, Study Shows
EU - The European Commission has presented a study to EU agriculture ministers this week on the impacts of 12 future trade agreements on the agri-food sector, highlighting sensitive products such as beef....
16 November 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU's Ag Markets Task Force Calls for New Rules on Unfair Trading Practices
EU - The Agricultural Markets Task Force (AMTF) has presented recommendations on how to improve the positions of farmers in the food supply chain to the EU's Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan....
15 November 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Ceva Gets European Commission Go Ahead to Acquire Merial Assets From Boehringer Ingleheim
EU - The European Commission has given its approval for the transfer to Ceva Santé Animale of nine products developed and currently marketed by Merial. ...
09 November 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Steady Quotations – Prices are Moving Sideward
EU - This current week of slaughter, the European pig slaughter market goes on stabilising. A great majority of quotations continue to move sideward, even though many market participants’ focus was on...
04 November 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union £2 Million Project to Improve EU Pig Health, Production
EUROPE - The UK's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is to lead an exciting new European-wide project that aims to improve the pig industry....
03 November 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Market Stabilises - Prices Unchanged
EU - At last, the European pig slaughter market gets back to being balanced again....
Pig Industry News from European Union Spain, Italy Called on to Reduce Growing Livestock Antibiotic Use
EU - Antibiotic consumption in livestock production is increasing drastically in Italy and Spain. From 2013 to 2014, consumption appears to have increased by around 20-25 per cent. This is shown in a new...
27 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Tighter Supplies Ahead in EU but Limited Price Support
EU - The reduction in the EU pig breeding herd recorded in the year to June 2016 is expected to lead to some reduction in supplies over the coming months, according to UK levy board AHDB Pork....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Price Decline Slows
EU - There was further pressure on the European pig market recently as market prices in almost all EU member countries went down again....
26 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Evaluation of EU's Antimicrobials Plan Shows Continued Efforts Needed
EU - The EU's evaluation of its Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Action Plan (2011-2016) has shown that while progress has been made, continued efforts are required to address the problem....
Pig Industry News from European Union Pig Meat a Top Export Performer for EU in August
EU - The latest data show the monthly value of EU agri-food exports in August 2016 reached €10.6 billion, exceeding the export values in August of previous years....
21 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Three Projects Win 2016 European PRRS Research Award
EUROPE - The winners of the 2016 European PRRS Research Award have been announced at this year’s international swine veterinary assembly by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Slowing Down
EU - EU pork exports appear to be slowing down, according to latest figures released by Eurostat. Since hitting a new record in June, shipments had fallen back nearly a quarter by August, to stand at 180,000...
20 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union European Sales of Animal Antibiotics Continue to Decline
EUROPE - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published the sixth report on the sales of veterinary antibiotics in Europe, highlighting a continuing downward trend between 2011 and 2014....
19 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Supply Outstrips Demand – Quotations under Pressure
EU - Pressure still continues to be exerted on the European pig slaughter market this week....
17 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union 2016 EU Pork Exports Expected to Reach Record Level
EU - In 2016, EU pigmeat exports are expected to reach a record level at 2.7 million tonnes (+24 per cent on annual basis) thanks to the boost in exports to China, according to the European Commission...
13 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Pressure from Germany Is Passed, Quotations Going Down
EU - This current week, the pig slaughter market has exerted considerable pressure on almost all EU member countries....
10 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: German Slaughter Companies Are Exerting Pressure on the Prices
EU - The positive development on the European pig slaughter market received a major blow last week. Starting from Germany, the pigs for slaughter prices began to go into reverse in most of the countries....
07 October 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Demand Still in Decline
EU - Consumer demand for pig meat in key EU markets has remained under pressure in 2016, with consumption generally falling back in spite of favourable prices....
29 September 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Balanced Markets
EU - Over the week that has just passed the prices on the European pig slaughter market have stabilised on the level achieved....
28 September 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Recovering in July 2016
EU - For the 12-month period from August 2015 to July 2016, EU agri-food exports reached a value of more than €128 billion, corresponding to an increase by 0.7 per cent in value terms compared to the...
26 September 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Slaughter Pigs in Demand
EU - Considerable price increases were observed on the European pig slaughter market last week. The knot has been cut....
21 September 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Breeding Herd Declining in Major EU Pig Producing Countries
EUROPE - Initial figures released from Eurostat, from selected EU Member States, are indicative that there may be a decline in both the total pig herd and the breeding pig herd in the May/June census....
16 September 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Are Going Up
EU - The European pig slaughter market is starting to move....
 
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