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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Chile Programme Launched for Control and Eradication of PRRS
CHILE - The Undersecretary of Agriculture, Claudio Ternicier and the National Director of the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG), Angel Sartori, participated in the launch of the Official Programme...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Pig Industry News from Chile Biogas Plants to Convert Residues from Farmed Pigs
CHILE – Two biogas plants will decrease pollution from 80,000 commercially farmed pigs in the Pichidegua region, whilst providing electricity for 2,500 families....
Monday, November 04, 2013
Pig Industry News from Chile PRRS Outbreak Affects Pigs in Chile
CHILE - The Chilean veterinary authorities have reported three outbreaks of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), also known as blue ear disease, at a pig farm in Metro de Santiago....
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Pig Industry News from Chile Chilean Company Hit by More Blue Ear Disease
CHILE - Two more outbreaks of Blue Ear Disease (porcine reproductive and respiratory disease; PRRS) have been reported by the company at the centre of an initial outbreak in the Santiago area in September....
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Pig Industry News from Chile OIE Reports Blue Ear Disease Outbreak in Chile
CHILE - The Chilean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of blue ear disease, also known as porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), at a pig farm in Santiago....
Friday, August 16, 2013
Pig Industry News from Chile Pig Export Values up During First Five Months
CHILE - According to figures from the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture, meat exports during January to May 2013 rose compared to the same period last year, forcing liveweight values up....
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Pig Industry News from Chile Decline in Chile's Agriculture Sector
CHILE - Agriculture is an important driver for Chile’s economy. Chile’s annual agricultural exports over the last four years have consistently surpassed $8 billion, representing six per cent of the...
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Pig Industry News from Chile Rise in Chilean Pork Production
CHILE - So far this year (January to September) meat production in Chile has risen but exports have fluctuated with exports of beef down on last year but pork exports up. This bulletin contains detailed...
Friday, November 09, 2012
Pig Industry News from Chile Panamanian Authority Visits Slaughter Plants in Chile
CHILE - From 30 September to 8 October, officials of the Panamanian Food Safety (AUPSA) visited farms and meat processing establishments in Chile to verify the safety of products. ...
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Pig Industry News from Chile CIWF Steps in to Help in Chilean Pig Farm Crisis
CHILE - Animal welfare organisation Compassion in World Farming has stepped in to offer help to the beleaguered pig complex at Freirina in Chile. ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Pig Industry News from Chile Pigs in Health Alert to be Slaughtered
CHILE - The 500,000 pigs due to be moved from a pig farm and processing facility in Chile after the government closed it for health and environmental reasons could now be slaughtered. ...
Monday, May 28, 2012
Pig Industry News from Chile Strong Growth in Chile’s Pork, Poultry Meat Output
CHILE - Poultry meat and pork account for most of the meat produced in Chile and output of both rose between 2000 and 2010, while beef, lamb and horse meat all declined over the period. ...
Pig Industry News from Chile Health Alert at Chilean Pig Plant
CHILE - Chilean Health Minister, Jaime Mañalich, has stepped in to help the residents of Freirina because of deficiencies at the Agrosuper pig processing plant in the area, where pigs have been dying...
Friday, April 20, 2012
Pig Industry News from Chile Success of Pig Health Project in Chile
CHILE - An experiment to compartmentalise pigs in Chile to ensure high biosecurity and health has been approved by the World Organisation for Animal Health. ...
Monday, April 16, 2012
Pig Industry News from Chile Beef, Pork, Chicken Production Increased in 2012
CHILE - Production of beef, pork and chicken all increased in the first month of 2012, compared to January 2011. ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Pig Industry News from Chile Livestock and Fish Exports Doubled in September
CHILE - INEGI, the National Institute of Statistic and Geography, reported that agriculture, livestock and fish exports in September totalled US$617 million, an increase of over 50 per cent. ...
Friday, June 24, 2011
Pig Industry News from Chile Chile Holds Promise for US Co-Product Exports
CHILE - On completion of a recent US Grains Council market assessment in Chile, staff and consultants concluded that Chile could easily import up to one million metric tons of US corn products including...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Pig Industry News from Chile First Shipment of Chilean Pork to China
CHILE - The first shipment of pork has been made from Chile to China, expanding Chile's existing Asian markets of South Korea and Japan. ...
Monday, April 20, 2009
Pig Industry News from Chile Japan Lifts Restrictions on Chilean Pork Export
CHILE - Chilean pork has been allowed to be exported to Japan without restrictions starting Friday, the Agriculture Ministry said. ...
Thursday, September 04, 2008
Pig Industry News from Chile Chile Admits to Dioxin-Affected Hog Production
CHILE - Only 4.5% of Chile’s pork production has been affected by dioxins. Agriculture Minister Marigen Hornkohl admitted to this and underlined the good quality and sanitary conditions of all meat production...
Monday, August 18, 2008
Pig Industry News from Chile Chilean Pork Factories Quarantined
CHILE - The Chilean Health Ministry quarantined four additional pork factories last Thursday after Canadian health officials confirmed high levels of the carcinogenic chemical dioxin in their pork meat...
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Pig Industry News from Chile Japan Suspends Chilean Pork Imports
CHILE - Chile has called the Japanese ambassador in Santiago to express concern over Tokyo’s decision to suspend imports of Chilean pork allegedly for sanitary reasons. ...
Pig Industry News from Chile Chile shuts down six pork plants in dioxin scare
CHILE - The Health Department in Chile has quarantined six pork plants this week to investigate claims of high levels of dioxin in the meat after elevated levels were found in a shipment to South Korea....
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Pig Industry News from Chile Eruption Descends on 40,000 Abandoned Livestock
CHILE - The Chaiten volcano in Southern Chile has blasted ash some 20 miles into the atmosphere, which has forced thousands to evacuate, leaving farm animals vulnerable to the toxic cloud. ...
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Pig Industry News from Chile Chileans eat more poultry and pork
CHILE - The latest national meat consumption statistics in Chile reveal a 5% increase on 2005 meaning that it is now considered to be a developed country. ...

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