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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. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Increase in US Meat Export Value Despite Decrease in Volumes
US - For the second consecutive month, August export value for US beef and pork increased year-over-year despite declines in volume....
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Upcoming Meeting on Animal Welfare at End of Life
US - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will host the 'Humane Endings' symposium on the euthanasia, humane slaughter and depopulation of animals near Chicago on 3 to 5 November 2014....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Decline in US Exports of Fresh/Frozen and Processed Pork
US - Exports of fresh/frozen and processed pork in August were 119,726 metric tons (MT), 11.6 per cent lower than a year ago. ...
Pig Industry News from United States New Report on Antibiotic Use in US Livestock
US - The total quantity of medically important antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals increased by 16 per cent over the period 2009-2012, according to the US Food and Drug...
Pig Industry News from United States Quarterly Earnings Down for Cargill
US - Cargill has reported earnings down sharply for the latest quarter but its animal nutrition group reported a moderate increase and the meat division performed strongly, according to the company's CEO....
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Report Projects Positive Outlook for Pork Producers and Consumers
US - Information about the state of the US pork industry was included in the quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report, released by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service on...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Hog Slaughter on the Rise
US - Hog slaughter has grown since early August, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Monday, October 06, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,506
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,506 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 50 new positive samples...
 
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