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Pig Industry News: European Union

06 July 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Compound Feed Production Up in 2015
EU - Compound feed production in the EU-28 in 2015 reached 157.3 million tonnes, which is 0.6 per cent more than in 2014, according to data provided by members of feed producers' organisation FEFAC....
05 July 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Short Term Impacts of Brexit Result for UK Pork Sector
UK - In the wake of the result of the EU referendum last Thursday, what are the short-term consequences for the UK pork sector?...
Pig Industry News from European Union More ASF Discovered in Wild Boar
POLAND and LITHUANIA - More outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported in wild boar in Poland and Lithuania....
01 July 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Urged to Provide More Measures to Alleviate Market Pressure
EU - Ministers continued to press the EU's Commission to develop more support measures for farmers, at a meeting of the EU's agriculture and fisheries ministers on 27 and 28 June....
30 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Scarce Supply is Boosting Prices
EU - Across the borders, Europe’s pig slaughter market remains characterised by short supply of live pigs on offer....
23 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Increasing Throughout Europe
EU - Currently, the pig slaughter markets are displaying a friendly face all over Europe. Accordingly, the quotations went up in all significant countries. The positive values range from 3 cents (Denmark)...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Continue Strong Growth
EU - EU exports of fresh/frozen pork continued to show strong growth into April....
22 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Novus International Reinforces Global Enzyme Presence with CIBENZA® EP150 Registration
EU - Novus International, a global leader in animal health and nutrition solutions, has obtained approval for CIBENZA® EP150 enzyme feed additive in the European Union as of June 8, 2016....
16 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Unchanged to Increasing
EU - The European pig slaughter market is put under tension with the quotations developing in an inconsistent and conflicting way....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Weaner Prices Increasing Slightly
EU - Weaner prices across the EU have remained largely stable since firming through January and February....
10 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices Increasing Through May
EU - Pig prices in the EU have increased week-on-week throughout May. The latest average pig price, for week ending 29 May, was €140.76 per 100 kg....
09 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Severe Weather Warnings – Discounted Prices in Germany
EU - Most recently, the price barometer kept pointing upward on the European pig slaughter market. Across the board, an upward movement was observed as to quotations throughout Europe. The range of price...
08 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Parliament Calls for EU Action to Help Farmers Fight Unfair Trading Practices
EU - MEPs urge the EU Commission to put forward proposals against unfair trading practices in the food supply chain, so as to ensure fair earnings for farmers and a wide choice for consumers, in a resolution...
Pig Industry News from European Union Thermo Fisher Scientific Research Monitors Genetic Diversity of European PRRSV
EUROPE - The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus mutates rapidly, especially European strains, creating a challenge for diagnostic laboratories to monitor the disease. Today, Thermo...
03 June 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Price Rally in Europe – Quotations Are Going Up
EU - On the European pig slaughter market the prices are going further up. After some countries took a breather last week, the prices are speeding up now. The price increases are reaching up to a corrected...
27 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Partly Unchanged and Partly Increasing
EU - This current week of slaughter, the European pig slaughter market appears unsettled....
26 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Strong Exports Support EU Market
EU - EU exports of all pig meat products were up by more than a quarter in the first three months of 2016, compared with a year earlier, according to latest figures from the EU Commission....
25 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Production Growth Slowed in February
EU - Provisional figures from the EU Commission show that EU pig meat production increased year-on-year in February – up 6 per centto 1.95 million tonnes. ...
24 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Agri-Food Exports Up in March
EU - EU agri-food exports to third countries in March 2016 were worth €11.3 billion, about €1 billion higher than in February 2016, according to the latest monthly report on agri-food trade....
20 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Are Going Up Still
EU - The price rally is still continuing on the European pig slaughter market....
Pig Industry News from European Union New Animal Breeding Rules Adopted at EU Council
EU - New rules on animal breeding were adopted at the meeting of the EU's agriculture ministers this week in Brussels, aimed at simplifying and harmonising the rules across the EU....
17 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Scientists Call for Review of EU Rules Preventing Insect Use in Feed
EU - The EU-funded PROTEINSECT project has recommended a comprehensive review of European legislation to allow for insect larvae to be used as a source of protein in animal feed....
16 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Politicians Vote to Support Origin Labels on Meat, Dairy
EU - Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs reiterated once again in a non-binding resolution voted on Thursday....
12 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Scarce Quantities of Pigs on Offer
EU - The price barometer is pointing upwards on the European pig slaughter market....
06 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Sow Prices Remain Stable
EU - The stability recorded in the German and Dutch sow prices at the beginning of the year has stayed true through to the end of April, albeit at low M1 sow price averages of around €0.95/kg and €0.83/kg...
05 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Prices Increasing in Many Countries
EU - Uphill at last! After a long lean period, the European pig slaughter market is finally appearing optimistic again with the pig prices going up. ...
04 May 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union New European Collaboration to Work Towards Sustainable Agriculture
EU - A new research collaboration plans to quantify the sensitivity of ecosystems to environmental pressures in representative agriculturally dominated landscapes in Europe....
28 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations are Bobbing Up and Down – Recovering Soon?
EU - Nothing’s new on the western front. But related to the European pig slaughter market, nothing new suitable to change the course seems to come from any other direction....
Pig Industry News from European Union Cost-Effectiveness of EU Animal Disease Programmes Unclear
EU - EU animal disease programmes do a good job of containing disease, but it is hard to tell whether they are cost-effective, concludes a new report from the European Court of Auditors....
27 April 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union BIOMIN Commits to New Project Aimed at €3B in EU Crop Losses Due to Mycotoxins
EU - Mycotoxins, fungal metabolites that afflict cereals and other crops, cost the European agriculture industry around €3 billion each year and pose harm to human and animal health through the feed...
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