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20 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Still Feeling Like a Roller Coaster Ride
EU - Two weeks of increasing prices have passed since the beginning of this year. Now that the third calendar week has begun, the prices are going down again in many EU member countries. ...
18 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU 'Could Do Better' at Tackling Food Waste
EU - Although a number of EU policies have the potential to combat food waste, their potential is not being exploited, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors....
12 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Germany Is Ahead
EU - This second week of the new year, the European price structure starts moving. After the Christmas season, the live animals’ market was only scarcely supplied with low quantities at brisk demand....
06 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spanish Pork Markets
EU - 2015 ended in Spain with 7 per cent more sacrifices than in 2014, exporting 45 per cent of the production (Germany and Spain have increased their exports, while other countries of EU have lowered...
05 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Under Pressure
EU - The European pig keepers feel quite limited in their feeling Christmas joy. For the second time in a row, most of the quotations went down to a more than somewhat clear extent....
04 January 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Millions of Tons of Food Could be Saved with Better Logistics
EU - Each year, around 88 million tonnes of food is discarded in the EU, but Kristina Liljestrand, researcher at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, has ideas that could improve the situation....
22 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Stagnate in October
EU - EU fresh/frozen pork exports showed only marginal year-on-year growth during October, increasing by just over half a percent to stand at a shade under 180,000 tonnes. ...
21 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Declaration to Phase Out Pig Castration is Behind Schedule
EU - A European declaration to end surgical castration of farmed pigs is far from being met according to research due to be published in the journal Porcine Health Management....
Pig Industry News from European Union European Agency Recommends Zinc Oide Withdrawal
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that all veterinary medicines containing zinc oxide should be withdrawn. This decision follows an EMA conclusion that the benefit-to-risk balance...
19 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Only Small Increase Expected for EU Pigmeat Production in Next Ten Years
EU - Following a strong recovery in 2014 and 2015, EU pigmeat production is now expected to expand only marginally (by less than 1.3 per cent by 2026 compared to its 2016 high levels) due to limited consumption...
14 December 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Steady to Increasing
EU - The positive trend is continuing for some quotations on the European pig slaughter market. The quotations are partly stabilising on the level achieved....
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...
 
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