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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...
Pig Industry News from United States Fostera™ PCV MH Licensed for Industry-leading 23-week Duration of Immunity Against PCV Combination Vaccine
US - The US Department of Agriculture has granted the combination vaccine the extended label claim of at least 23 weeks of protection against PCV2, which is three weeks longer than any other PCV2 vaccine...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Weekly Hog Outlook: Mixed Tones Across Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - Hog markets are under some pressure this week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Tuesday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.575 at $94.525 Tuesday....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States National Pork Board to Meet in September in Des Moines
US - The National Pork Board will begin to build its 2015 marketing, research and education plans during a meeting 3-5 September in Des Moines, Iowa....
Pig Industry News from United States PEDV Can be Carried in Feed New Research Suggests
US - Recently released research conducted by Pipestone Veterinary Services and South Dakota State University and reported in BMC Veterinary Research, confirms feed can be a carrier of the virus....
Pig Industry News from United States Victory in Lawsuit Challenging Massive Minnesota Gestation Crate Pig Factory
US - The Minnesota Court of Appeals has sided with The Humane Society of the United States and neighbours of a massive new gestation crate pig factory, who challenged the Minnesota Department of Natural...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Up Monday
US - October lean hogs closed up $0.15 at $95.10 Monday....
Pig Industry News from United States Don't Lose Sight of the Real Prize: Profits
US - Well, so much for a solidifying of the cash hog market I expected one week ago. After another $7 decline for the negotiated weighted average net price last week, I’m still wondering where things...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: US Pork Demand Continues to Increase
US - Domestic pork demand continues to increase. Retail demand was up 3.8 per cent in June. Over the last 12 months, domestic pork demand is up 5.4 per cent. Export demand for US pork is even stronger....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Producers Calls for End to Japan Gate Price On Pork
US - The National Pork Producers Council has sent a letter to top Obama administration trade officials detailing the reasons why US negotiators on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should insist that...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Thursday
US - October lean hogs closed down $1.95 at $95.50 Thursday. ...
Pig Industry News from United States National Pork Board Examines International Marketing Opportunities
US - The National Pork Board has started a study that will explore alternatives for promoting pork's quality and sustainability benefits with international consumers....
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Wyckoff's Weekly Cattle Outlook: Significant Selling Pressure Across Markets
ANALYSIS - We've finally seen some significant selling pressure across both the hog and cattle markets, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Up on Wednesday
US - October lean hogs closed up $0.22 at $97.40 Wednesday....
Pig Industry News from United States Cargill Sees Fall in Revenue and Earnings
US – US meat and agrifood business Cargill has seen a 19 per cent drop in its annual earnings and a 12 per cent fall in earnings for the fourth quarter of the year....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 7,987
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 7,987 in 30 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 93 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States Senator Urges Justice Department to Scrutinise Tyson-Hillshire Deal
US - Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is pressing the Justice Department to heavily scrutinise the proposed acquisition by Tyson Foods of Hillshire Brands....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Tuesday
US - October lean hogs closed down the $3.00 limit at $97.17 Tuesday....
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 367
US - Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) has been detected in eight more positive samples in the most recent week, bringing the total number of positive samples so far to 367 from pig farms in 16 states....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States USDA Reports Bearish for Soy, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production reports - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures market following...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Monthly Meat Trade Data Now Available
US - Monthly meat trade data for June is now available, and for each of the first six months of 2014 pork exports have exceeded the year ago level, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
Pig Industry News from United States Russia Embargo No Surprise; But What Does it Mean?
US - Show of hands: How many of you thought “Russia is embargoing imports? Now there’s a shocker!” That was pretty much my thought in a nutshell. The only difference is that this time they are not...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Up Monday
US - October lean hogs closed up $0.87 at $100.20 Monday....
Pig Industry News from United States AFIA Submits Comments to FAO on Sustainability Guidelines
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance (LEAP)...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Smithfield Reports Strong Growth in All Sectors, Achieves Record Sales
US - Smithfield Foods has reported record second-quarter and first-half year results, based on positive industry fundamentals, organic growth and ongoing collaboration with the WH Group and resulting in...
Pig Industry News from United States US Pork Exports Maintain Record Pace in June
US - Pork and beef exports remained strong in June, pushing export value for both products to a record first-half pace according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation...
Pig Industry News from United States Veternarian Mobile App Being Adopted Nationwide
US - Launched in June, the mobile Certificate for Veterinary Inspection (CVI) application to allow veterinary practitioners to submit animal health certificates from the field is growing rapidly and has...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Thursday
US - October lean hogs closed down $1.70 at $100.55 Thursday. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Land O'Lakes Reports Record Sales
US - Animal feed, crop, egg and dairy company, Land O’Lakes, Inc., has posted record second-quarter (Q2) and first half-year sales and earnings....
 
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