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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Classical Swine Fever Confirmed in Columbia
COLUMBIA - There has been four new cases of classical swine fever reported and confirmed in the Magdalena region of Columbia. ...
Monday, October 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Higher Pig Slaughtering in Central Colombia Blamed on PED
COLOMBIA - An increase in pigs slaughtered in the central department of Huila in the second quarter of the year has been blamed on porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED)....
Monday, September 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombia Reopens Border to US, Canadian Breeding Pigs
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute, ICA, has reopened the country's borders for the import of breeding pigs from the United States and Canada, which was restricted due to outbreaks of Porcine...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombia Reports New Outbreaks of Classical Swine Fever
COLOMBIA - There were three new outbreaks of classical swine fever in the north of the country in April, all in small backyard pig herds. ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia PED Outbreaks Across Colombia Affect Backyard, Commercial Farms
COLOMBIA - The Colombian veterinary authorities have reported 45 porcine epidemic diarrhoea outbreaks across various backyard and commercial farms in Colombia....
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombia Reports Classical Swine Fever Outbreaks in Magdalena
COLOMBIA - The Colombian veterinary authorities have reported two outbreaks of classical swine fever in Magdalena....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombia Battles to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea
COLOMBIA - The authorities are working to help pig farmers bring the current outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) under control, focusing on unauthorised slaughterhouses and the vehicles that...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia PED Outbreaks Suspected in Two Colombian Regions
COLOMBIA - New outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) suspected in the departments of Huila and Cundinamarca are so far being contained, according to the authorities....
Friday, March 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombian Pork Industry Unites to Beat PED
COLOMBIA - Pork producers have been called on to notify the authorities immediately about any suspicious outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED), with signs including high mortality of piglets, diarrhoea,...
Pig Industry News from Colombia Classical Swine Fever Under Control in Colombia
COLOMBIA - The Agricultural Institute, ICA, reports than Classical Swine Fever has been eradicated from Cesar, the region where there have been outbreaks, the most recent one being in January this year....
Friday, March 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombia Reports First Suspected Cases of PED
COLOMBIA - The country's first outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) is suspected, following high mortality on one farm and suspicions at another 10 locations in the central region of Huila....
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Pig Industry News from Colombia Classical Swine Fever Outbreak in Colombia
COLOMBIA - The Colombian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of classical swine fever at a pig farm in Cesar, affecting semi-confined backyard pigs that came into contact with pigs affected...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Pig Industry News from Colombia Classical Swine Fever Outbreaks Detected in Cesar
COLOMBIA - After running several tests, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) confirmed the presence of classical swine fever in backyard farms located in the municipalities of El Paso and Chiriguaná....
Friday, November 08, 2013
Pig Industry News from Colombia OIE Reports Hog Cholera Outbreak in Colombia
COLOMBIA - The Colombian veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of Classical Swine Fever (CSF), also commonly known as hog cholera, at a farm in Cesar in the north of the country, near the border...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Pig Industry News from Colombia No Further Classical Swine Fever Outbreaks in Colombia
COLOMBIA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reports that there have been no further outbreaks of classical swine fever, also commonly known as hog cholera, in the country....
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Pig Industry News from Colombia ICA Detects Classical Swine Fever in Guajira
COLOMBIA - After carrying out several diagnostic tests and epidemiological research, the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA) confirmed the presence of classical swine fever virus, also known as hog...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Pig Industry News from Colombia South America Aims to Eradicate Swine Flu by 2020
COLOMBIA - Representatives from 19 North and Latin American countries are meeting this week with the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Pereira, Colombia, ElComercio.com reports,...
Monday, July 16, 2012
Pig Industry News from Colombia Meat Industry Gathers in Bogota
COLOMBIA - With all the frenzy and excitement of a flash mob, a who’s who of more than 100 of the Western Hemisphere’s top red meat industry buyers and sellers assembled in Bogota this week and then...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombian Agriculture Concerned about FTA
ANALYSIS – May 15, 2012 has been the date set for the start of the Colombia – US Free Trade Agreement (CFTA). While the US agribusiness sector is very pleased, the Colombian sector is less so, writes...
Friday, September 02, 2011
Pig Industry News from Colombia USGC Promotes US DDGS Use to Colombia
COLOMBIA - Earlier last month, the US Grains Council conducted a series of workshops in Colombia to promote US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) use to the poultry and swine sectors in the...
Friday, February 04, 2011
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombia Makes Case for Ratified US-Colombia FTA
COLOMBIA - Representatives from Colombia’s feed milling, swine and wheat industries visited Capitol Hill last week in an effort to educate congressional aides on the importance of a ratified free trade...
Monday, December 20, 2010
Pig Industry News from Colombia Urgency to Ratify FTA Highlighted at USGC Trip
COLOMBIA - US Congress may have tabled the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA) for the time being, but Colombian producers have not forgotten the pending free trade pact, the US Grains...
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Pig Industry News from Colombia Reduced Tariffs on DDGS Spell Opportunity for US
COLOMBIA - The Colombian government recently announced a reduction in tariffs for the import of US distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), opening the door for more purchases of the product....
Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Pig Industry News from Colombia Education and FTA ratification will fuel Columbian interest in US Pork
COLUMBIA - When the US Congress ratifies the free trade agreement (FTA) that was signed with Colombia nearly a year ago, it will increase exports of US beef and pork to the South American country. ...
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Pig Industry News from Colombia Food science program has international flavour
COLUMBIA - Colombia may be known as the world's top producer of cocaine but Claudia Escandon has other plans for her beloved homeland....
Friday, May 09, 2003
Pig Industry News from Colombia No holidays for hog farmers
COLUMBIA - Hogs don't care what the weather's like or whether it's a weekend or Memorial Day—or even if it's Christmas. ...

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