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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States New Purdue Study Examines Pig Welfare Views, Pork Purchasing Choices
US - A new consumer survey by Purdue University shows many consumers gain knowledge of livestock and poultry welfare from animal rights organisations. A significant number of respondents reported they...
Pig Industry News from United States District Court Strikes Down Injunction Against Country of Origin Labelling
US - National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson issued the following statement after receiving news of the District Court of Appeals’ en banc decision on a challenge to enforce Country-of-Origin...
Pig Industry News from United States NFU: Mergers Leave Small Businesses Helpless
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President, Roger Johnson, took his argument directly to consumers in a 'Huffington Post' op-ed explaining why the proposed merger between Tyson Foods and Hillshire Brands...
Pig Industry News from United States Jim Wyckoff: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Wednesday
US - October lean hogs closed down $2.27 at $103.80 Wednesday....
Pig Industry News from United States Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate Uncovered
US - The American Feed Industry Association submitted comments to the US Food and Drug Administration today on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule....
Pig Industry News from United States US Restrict Imports of Fresh Pork, Products from Mexico
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) APHIS is proposing to amend the regulations governing the importation of animals and animal products to define a low-risk classical swine fever region in Mexico...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Texas A&M Joins Forces with FAO to Tackle World Hunger
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable agriculture...
Pig Industry News from United States USDA Reports Show the Good Times Lasting Longer for Pork Sector
US - Perhaps more important were year-on-year reductions in beef and chicken inventories of 26 per cent and 18 per cent. This is our smallest month-end inventory of frozen chicken since mid-2004 and the...
Pig Industry News from United States Low-fat Ethanol Co-Product Requires Feed Formulation Change for Pigs
US - Amino acid digestibility was lower in low-fat distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) than the conventional form, new research from the University of Illinois has revealed....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Average Pork Price Eclipsed $4.00 Per Pound
US - Supply, supply, supply — that seems to be all we talk about these and, for that matter, most days. There’s a good reason for that, of course — primarily that virtually all of the data we get,...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: Lean Hogs Closed Down on Tuesday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.60 at $106.02 Tuesday. ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Novus International Launches Website for Customers in China
US - Novus International officially launched a new version of its global website tailored to the needs of the China market....
Pig Industry News from United States Tyson Sales Grow
US – US meat and poultry processing giant Tyson has seen sales rise by nearly $2 billion in the first nine months of the financial year and by nearly $1 billion in the third quarter of the year....
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: Hog Profits – As Good as It Gets!
US - We continue to marvel at the profits the swine industry is enjoying. Never did we ever in our wildest delusions ever believe North American profits per head could reach over $1.00 per head and $1.30...
Pig Industry News from United States The Maschhoffs Acquires Two Sow Farms from JBS
US - Carlyle, Illinois pig company, The Maschhoffs, has acquired two sow farms from affiliates of JBS United....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down Monday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.62 at $106.65 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session low and closed at a seven-week low close today. ...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 7,801
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 7,801 in 30 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 79 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States Today's Heavier Market Weights Pose Pig Health Challenges
US - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) is having a significant impact on swine operations across the country, and producers and packers are scrambling to identify ways to make up for losses from...
Pig Industry News from United States Court Rules in Favour of Voluntary Phasing out of Antibiotics in Feed
US - The Court of Appeals has overturned lower court rulings that compelled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold hearings on antibiotic use in animal feeds....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Retail Pork Prices Set New Record in June
US - Retail pork prices set a new record in June for the fourth consecutive month, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 354
US - Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) has been detected in 354 samples from pig farms in 15 states....
Friday, July 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down Thursday
US - October lean hogs closed down $2.45 at $108.00 Thursday....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down Wednesday
US - October lean hogs closed down the $3.00 limit at $110.45 Wednesday....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Decline in June Pork Inventories Compared to Previous Month
US - On Tuesday (22 July), USDA released the results of its monthly survey of about 800 public and private refrigerated warehouses and the results will likely be viewed as bullish for cattle and, to a...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Industry Enjoys Positive Market Picture
US - I suppose the outlook for hog producers could get better, but I’m not sure exactly how. Yes, I know that pig losses from porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) run against everything that we stand...
Pig Industry News from United States Researcher Uncovers Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate
US - The issue of antibiotic resistance may have only recently become front-page news, but it has always been a concern of those focused on improving public health. ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: National Pork Industry Conference Report
US - Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference held at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, writes Jim Long....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down Monday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.80 at $112.75 Monday....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Combined Meat Production in Mid-July Below Year Ago Levels
US - Combined beef, pork and poultry production for week ending 19 July was an estimated 1.654 billion pounds, some 90 million pounds (- 5 per cent) below year ago levels, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States Climate: Meat Turns up the Heat
US - Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock....
 
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