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Monday, September 01, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,199
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,199 in 30 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 73 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States CME Report: Beef and Pork Sectors Improved Dramatically
US - USDA’s monthly Agricultural Price publication was released on Thursday and we think its output-to-feed price ratios are quite telling regarding today’s profit situation in the livestock and poultry...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Cash Receipts for Hogs Will Rise
US - According to farm income projections released this week by USDA, cash receipts for hogs will rise to $27.7 billion in 2014. This would mark a 20 per cent increase over last year, and leave industry...
Pig Industry News from United States New Vaccine from BIVI Doubles up Against Salmonella in Pigs
US - Veterinarians and producers now can protect pigs against two of the most virulent types of Salmonella with a single, convenient oral dose administered by the drinking water or oral drench....
Pig Industry News from United States Register for Course on Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing
US - Registration is now open for 'AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing'. The distance education programme is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Kansas State University,...
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 381
US - Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) has been detected in six more positive samples in the most recent week, bringing the total number of positive samples so far to 381 from pig farms in 17 states....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME Report: Tyson Will Sell Its Heinold Hog Markets
US - It appears that Tyson Foods’ acquisition of Hillshire Brands has cleared a major hurdle with yesterday’s announcement that Tyson will sell its Heinold Hog Markets, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Thursday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.42 at $95.50 Thursday....
Pig Industry News from United States Tyson Completes Hillshire Brands Takeover
US - Tyson Foods, has completed its takeover of The Hillshire Brands Company....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Tyson to Sell Heinold Hog Markets Business
US - Tyson Foods and The Hillshire Brands Company have reached an agreement with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice....
Pig Industry News from United States Feed Industry Responds to PEDv Study
US - Since its initial detection in May 2013, porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDV) has spread rapidly throughout the US swine industry. Initially, contaminated feed was proposed as a risk factor for...
Pig Industry News from United States Swine-to-Human Transmission of Influenza A(H3N2) Virus at Fairs
US - Comparison of genome sequences of the subtype H3N2 isolates recovered from humans and swine from US pig fairs revealed nucleotide identities of more than 99.7 per cent, confirming zoonotic transmission...
Pig Industry News from United States International Conference on Novel Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases
US - If you are a pork producer or veterinarian interested in learning more about the federal government’s role in Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Virus (PEDV), you may be interested in an international conference...
Pig Industry News from United States Antibiotic Resistance: Moving Forward Through Shared Stewardship
US - The National Institute for Animal Agriculture will host a symposium 12-14 November, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia, titled “Antibiotic resistance: Moving forward through shared stewardship. Registration...
Pig Industry News from United States October Lean Hogs Closed up Wednsday
US - October lean hogs closed up $0.80 at $95.90 Wednesday. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Boilermaker Butcher Block Offers Pre-ordered Meat for Purdue Tailgates
US - Boilermaker fans who enjoy grilling burgers and brats at tailgates can now pre-order their meat from the Boilermaker Butcher Block and pick it up on game day....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME Report: US COOL Still Runs Afoul of WTO Rules
US - A number of news outlets reported over the weekend that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has determined that USDA’s latest attempt to write rules for mandatory country of origin labelling still...
Pig Industry News from United States October Lean Hogs Closed up Tuesday
US - October lean hogs closed up $1.57 at $95.02 Tuesday....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States US Livestock and Meat Producers Take a Hit
US - Remember, you heard it here first! Well, maybe not first but you have been hearing it here for a long time: The United States would lose again – and ultimately – with the World Trade Organisation...
Pig Industry News from United States Wild Boar Become a Pest in South Carolina
US - At Congaree National Park, the management report contends, non-native wild hogs threaten native plant species, degrade the quality of pristine creeks and damage centuries-old cattle mounds that are...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Highlights of Statistics Canada's Semi-annual Cattle, Hog Surveys
US - Statistics Canada released the results of its semi-annual surveys of cattle and hog producers and the numbers offer little optimism in terms of a quick recovery in North American livestock supplies,...
Pig Industry News from United States Looking for a Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of August 11, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed, writes...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Up Monday
US - October lean hogs closed up $0.50 at $93.37 Monday. ...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork and Turkey Demand Help Hormel Profits
US – Meat and food processing giant Hormel Foods has reported record fiscal 2014 third quarter net earnings of $138.0 million, up 21 per cent from net earnings of $113.6 million a year earlier....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Canadian Hog Herd Up
US - Statistics Canada says the Canadian hog herd was up 1.3 per cent at midyear with the breeding herd up 0.7 per cent and the market hog inventory up 1.4 per cent compared to a year earlier. Despite...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Could PEDv Become Airborne?
US - Airborne transmission should be considered as a potential route for Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) dissemination as infectious PEDV was detected in the air 10 miles downwind from infected...
Pig Industry News from United States Is it Good to Socialise Piglets?
US - By socialising unfamiliar piglets before weaning, stress due to mixing could at least be distanced in time from the other burdens of weaning, thereby improving performance....
Pig Industry News from United States October Lean Hogs Closed Up Thursday
US - October lean hogs closed up $1.25 at $93.75 Thursday....
Pig Industry News from United States Apple App Help Pork Producers Measure Farm Risk Level for Violative Residues
US - Swine veterinarians can help pork producers measure the farm risk level for violative residues in pork with the new Swine Residue Risk Assessment app from Zoetis. The free app is available in the...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Researchers Investigate Flu Evolution in Pigs
US - In a study by the University of Minnesota, designed to simulate how the pandemic 2009 influenza (pH1N1) virus might have evolved, researchers say it took only nine passages in pigs for a virus to...
 
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