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Pig Industry News: European Union

14 December 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU citizens want more transparent food safety studies
The EU is making it easier for citizens to have access to scientific studies underpinning decisions in the field of food safety on issues such as pesticides....
11 December 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: positive outlook for Denmark and France
Pre-Christmas activities are observed on the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market this week, yet, the quotations appear unchanged for the most part. ...
07 December 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union UK APP prices steady, but SPP continues downwards
The EU-spec SPP continued to fall slightly in the week ending 1 December, dropping 0.23p week-on-week, to average 143.29p/kg...
04 December 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: Markets remain balanced
The pigs-mature-for-slaughter market could not be shaken last week with quotations remaining unchanged...
Pig Industry News from European Union Let's tie EU farm grants to better treatment of poultry and livestock
EU - Campaigning MEP John Flack is backing a move to link farm subsidies to animal welfare across Europe...
30 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EFSA highlights latest developments on African swine fever in Europe
EFSA has published an update on the epidemiological situation of African swine fever (ASF) in Europe...
28 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union ADM shines a light on its additive portfolio at EuroTier
The Pig Site spoke to Andrew Carlson, vice president of global feed additives and ingredients, ADM, at the ever-growing trade show in Hanover. ...
27 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: hope for higher prices
Another week passes by, yet there is still no movement seen in the slaughter pig market this week...
22 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Magapor, once again in EuroTier
Magapor S.L., Spanish company specialised in swine reproduction has participated one more edition in EuroTier, main European fair in animal farming and international reference. Indeed, it is open to companies...
21 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices under pressure
Following the trend set in early September, the EU reference pig price has continued to decline, according to data from the European Commission...
20 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Phasing out pig tail docking in the EU - present state, challenges and possibilities
European researchers discuss the progress achieved so far in phasing out tail docking in EU countries...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: some markets seeing improvements
The European slaughter pig market has seen some movement this week with both falling and rising prices observed across the EU countries...
18 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Pig producers urged to enter 2019 EU PiG Grand Prix
The 2019 European Pig Innovation Group (EU PiG) Grand Prix is open for entries until 28 February 2019...
16 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Majority of pigs are still tail docked in Europe, despite legislation
Pig tail docking – the cutting, clipping or cauterising of part of the tail in the first week after birth to prevent tail biting – is still routine practice in many European countries according to...
13 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: disappointing after failing price increase in Germany
The European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market is unmoving this current week of slaughter...
09 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Innovative slat anchor can be positioned without special tools
Whoever wants to fasten pig equipment to the floor knows: slat anchors are the right choice. ...
07 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig prices: price increases can be expected
While quotations remain unchanged for the most part in central and northern Europe, the South is tending towards weakness. However, positive trends are also being observed...
Pig Industry News from European Union BigFarmNet statistics tool for sow managers: monitoring the entire production cycle
Thanks to digitalisation: at EuroTier 2018, Big Dutchman presents the first statistics tool for sow managers. ...
06 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Jim Long Pork Commentary: EuroTier
In a week the massive EuroTier Livestock and Poultry Exhibition will be held in Hannover Germany. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Ceva 'Spotlight The Future' newsletter November 2018
This month read about the value of antibicrobials in swine medicine and we launched Altresyn to the Chinese market. ...
05 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Robust and extremely versatile: the Vario 8L volume dispenser can dose from 100 g to 5 kg
The new Big Dutchman volume dispenser Vario 8L is the first feed dispenser for sows that is available in all required configurations and that can, moreover, dispense small portions of as little as 100...
02 November 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Monitoring the alarms of all farm locations at all times
Digital Animal Farming is this year’s EuroTier special, and farms are indeed becoming ever more complex and connected....
31 October 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union EU pig price: Prices unchanged, improvements being awaited
The European slaughter pig market appears appears to be well-balanced this week. Apart from Spain, prices are unchanged indicating a period of steadiness...
Pig Industry News from European Union BIG: the first valve for installation at a 30-degree angle
Big Dutchman presents a market innovation for computer-controlled dry feeding systems at EuroTier 2018 in Hanover: the BIG dry feed valve is the first computer-controlled feed valve that can be installed...
29 October 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Drive wheel made of cast plastic runs quietly and allows for longer dry feeding systems
In many regions of the world, the trend towards larger pig houses continues. ...
27 October 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Less ammonia, more welfare: a toilet helps
At EuroTier 2018, Big Dutchman presents PigT, a new type of toilet for pigs that significantly reduces ammonia emissions in barns. ...
26 October 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Certainty and cooperation needed to secure food and farming industries post-Brexit
Farming leaders from Europe and the UK came together in London to call upon policymakers to recognise the strategic importance of food and farming businesses in the Brexit negotiations...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics
STRASBOURG (Reuters): European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort...
25 October 2018
Pig Industry News from European Union Xaletto: the economic management system for closed houses with straw bedding
Pig equipment supplier Big Dutchman from Vechta and feed producer Bröring (Dinklage) jointly present the new Xaletto management system for closed houses with straw bedding at EuroTier 2018....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU bans prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming
The European Parliament has today (25 October 2018) approved new legislation to come into force in 2022, banning the prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming...
 
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