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Friday, October 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Major Contrast in Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - There's stark contrast between the hog and cattle futures this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Pig Industry News from United States International Meeting Focuses on Controlling PED Spread
US - At the recent Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases (SECD) International Meeting, there was a review of the risk factors and the pathways of introduction and spread of PED and a discussion on its impacts...
Pig Industry News from United States Insect Meal Could be the Future of Animal Feed
US - As demand for meat, milk and dairy products grows, the issue of what to feed livestock becomes more critical because of the limited availability of natural resources, ongoing climate change issues...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Reductions in Stocks of Frozen Meat and Poultry
US - Stocks of frozen meat and poultry in US cold storage warehouses remained constant during September and finished the month 8.8 per cent lower than one year ago, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Osborne Signs Distribution Agreement with Plasson Do Brazil
US - Osborne Industries, Incorporation, has announced it has reached an agreement with Brazil-based manufacturing company, Plasson do Brasil, to distribute Osborne’s pig management equipment in Brazil....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farmers, Workers Encouraged to Get Flu Vaccination
US - To protect farmers, workers and their pigs from flu this season, Pork Checkoff is recommending people in contact with pigs get vaccinated....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Chelated Trace Minerals in Swine Rations Allow Increased Efficiency
US - New research shows MINTREX® increases digestibility and retention of trace minerals in pigs, reports Novus International....
Pig Industry News from United States Choice Genetics USA Exits Bankruptcy
US - Choice Genetics USA, a global pig genetics company has come out of Chapter 11, Bankruptcy. ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Celebrations for Long Serving USDA Chairman
US - Many members of the market analyst community joined together Monday to honour long-time USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board Chairman Dr Jerry Bange’s devoted service to US agriculture, write Steve...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States ‘Usual Suspects’ Play Role in Fall Hog Prices
US - To see Lean Hogs futures prices fall in October is not an unusual occurrence. To see them fall $5.75 in two days without any real critical market development is another thing entirely, writes Steve...
Pig Industry News from United States Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production, according to a Washington...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Another Fall in Hog Prices
US - Hog prices were one to four per cent lower, pressured by a six per cent decline in the pork cutout value, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Monday, October 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,622
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,622 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 61 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States Minnesota Extension Supports Pig Industry by Helping Stop Disease Spread
US - When livestock viruses (like the current Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus) drive up the cost of meat, Minnesota Extension can help producers understand how to mitigate problems....
Pig Industry News from United States Study into Antibiotic Resistant Populations Associated with Feed Additives
US - Fulbright Distinguished Chair John Pluske is studying antibiotic-resistant bacteria in swine....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 396
US - There were three new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) detected in the US in the last week, so the total number of positive samples so far now stands at 396 in 17 states....
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pig Virus Risk Could be Reduced by Trailer Heating Systems
US - Several Ohio pig producers are among those throughout the US who are relying on a unique trailer heating system to reduce the risk of transmitting viruses during animal transport....
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States CME: USDA’s Estimated Cutout Value
US - Remember that CME Globex trading hours change on Monday, 27 October, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Whipsaw Price Action Across Markets
ANALYSIS - Prices have seen huge fluctuations across the hog markets this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Significant Upward Revision for 2015 US Pork Production
US - USDA now pegs total pork production for 2015 at 23.938 billion pounds, a 600 million pound revision to the September forecast, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Monday, October 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,560
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,560 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 53 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Currency Exchange Rates Can Affect Meat Supplies, Prices
US - Equity markets have been particularly volatile in recent days as market participants try to weigh the effect of weak growth in EU and China with the likelihood that the US Federal Reserve will keep...
Pig Industry News from United States Antimicrobial Reduces Risk of PED Virus Infection in Young Pigs
US - An approved liquid antimicrobial has been shown to reduce the risk of porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED) virus infection through contaminated feed, according to recently published research....
Pig Industry News from United States Novus CEO Sums up Sustainability
US - Francois Fraudeau, President and CEO of Novus International, talks about the company's latest sustainability report....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 393
US - There were six new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) detected in the US in the last week, so the total number of positive samples so far now stands at 393 in 17 states....
Friday, October 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Novus International Releases Sixth Annual Sustainability Report
US - Novus International, Inc. has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, which documents and measures the company’s comprehensive social, environmental and economic sustainability programme....
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Robertson Leads Newly Created Ceva Swine Division
US - Gary Robertson has joined Ceva Animal Health as Director of the newly formed swine business unit. ...
Pig Industry News from United States US Poultry Exports to Taiwan Increase Due to High Pork Prices
TAIWAN and US - US poultry exports to Taiwan increased significantly during the first half of 2014 due to exceptionally high pork prices. The Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) in Taiwan estimates that US...
Pig Industry News from United States New Producer How-To Guide for Sow Group Housing
US – As the global industry moves to a sow open housing system, Hog Slat reveals new information about the types of group housing available in an effort to assist producers who are implementing this...
Pig Industry News from United States ‘Bearish’ Report Results in Minor Changes in Forecasts, Lean Hog Futures
US - The report that almost everyone thought was bearish resulted in only minor changes in analysts’ forecasts, writes Steve Meyer for the National Hog Farmer. ...
 
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