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Pig Industry News: European Union

08 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spanish Pork Markets
Spain is already at the top of EU exports at the end of April. It has become the largest pork exporter in the EU for the first time in history. Thus, Germany that is until now was the one that occupied...
05 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Countries Report Mostly Steady Price Developments
EU - Yet another week passes by and the European slaughter pig market appears to be overall balanced. The majority of quotations continue to remain constant....
30 June 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quantity of Live Animals on Offer Decreasing in South
EU - This current week, the slaughter pig market appears to be overall balanced. Apart from the Spanish quotation, all EU member countries’ quotations have remained constant....
27 June 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor sows have highest colostrum production
Recent studies show that Hypor sows have the capability to produce large litters and achieve a higher weaning capacity due to the amount of colostrum that they produce. In studies by Ghent University,...
Pig Industry News from European Union New Hypor Libra* sow reduces labor costs, increases profitability
The new Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra star) sow balances traits in piglet quality, mothering ability and sow longevity to increase the number of pigs that employees can manage and lower the labor costs...
23 June 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Range from Unchanged to Moderate Increase
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market shows unchanged to slightly positive price developments throughout the EU member countries. ...
22 June 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Meat Demand Still Struggling
EU - Consumer demand for pig meat in key EU markets continues to struggle in 2017 and it is more export demand that is supporting the EU market, writes Leo Colby, AHDB Consultant....
15 June 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: South Preparing for Holiday Season
EU - The European slaughter pig market continues to be well-balanced this week. Almost all quotations tend to remain constant and steady. The Spanish quotation went up slightly, while the British quotation...
31 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Take a Breather
EU - This week, the European slaughter market appears to be overall steady....
Pig Industry News from European Union Comprehensive Online Management Biosecurity Assessment Tool
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has expanded its suite of innovative biosecurity resources to help swine farms control the introduction and spread of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)....
Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: What is the value of the PRRS Research Awards? by Dr. Andrea Ladinig
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Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: What is the value of the PRRS Research awards? by Nicolas Rose
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Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: What is the impact of the European PRRS research awards?
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Pig Industry News from European Union VIDEO: After 25 years of PRRS research, what are still the main knowledge gaps?
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30 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Farmers, Forest Owners Along with Co-ops Driving Force Behind Green Jobs
EU - Copa and Cogeca underlined at a major workshop yesterday during this years’ Green Week the important role farmers and their cooperatives play in driving green jobs in Europe....
24 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Demand for Slaughter Pigs Continues
EU - The current European slaughter pig market appears overall optimistic. Many quotations recently went up considerably. In relation to demand, the scarce quantities of live pigs on offer are regarded...
18 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Global Market Report – EU and Spain Mercedes Vega
Between supply and demand in Spain a balance has been struck, although punctual, after a month of repeating the prices of live hogs....
17 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Price Increase Likely to Take Place
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be overall balanced. ...
09 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Lull in EU Pig Price Growth
EU - The recent strong growth in EU pig prices became more subdued following Easter, writes Bethan Wilkins, AHDB analyst....
04 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Friendly Price Development
EU - The European slaughter pig market shows an altogether friendly face this week. Majority of the quotations were able to go up....
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA: Unfair Trading Practices Costing European Farmers, Agri Co-ops
EU - Speaking in Brussels at an event organised by EuroCommerce in the European Parliament, IFA President Joe Healy said unfair trading practices (UTPs) by retailers cost farmers and agri co-ops across...
02 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Unity Among Farmers, Cooperative Presidents Brussels; Future of CAP Agreed Upon
EU - European farmers and cooperative Presidents united in Brussels on Friday (28 April) and agreed on a joint position on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), underlining the need for a stronger, sustainable...
01 May 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA's Support on Brexit Negotiations Building Up in Brussels
EU - Speaking from Brussels where he is attending a meeting of the European farm group COPA, IFA President Joe Healy said there is an increasing realisation among farm bodies across Europe of the potential...
26 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Moving Sideward
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be in a continuously steady state. The quotations have been constant with no exceptions. The week after Easter is presenting markets which are...
Pig Industry News from European Union AB Vista appoints new business manager
AB Vista has appointed Fernando Garcilopez as Business Manager for Spain, Portugal and Italy. Mr Garcilopez joins AB Vista with more than 15 years’ experience in the feed additives commercial and technical...
24 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Continue to Grow in 2017
EU - Although January’s performance of 187,500 tonnes was not repeated, EU exports of fresh/frozen pork to the rest of the world in February still showed an annual growth of 5 per cent at 176,000 tonnes,...
Pig Industry News from European Union EXAFAN: Cutting Edge Company at Figan
EU - EXAFAN in a leader in the supply of complete in-house produced equipment for agricultural operations of poultry, swine and other species, as well as the management and start-up of turnkey projects....
13 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Demand Around Easter Raises Quotations
EU - The friendly atmosphere on the EU slaughter pig was maintained over the past week. With Easter in view, demand for animals for slaughter continues to be vivid and has also been boosted by the nice...
06 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spain Hog Markets
EU - The price of pork continues to recover in these first months of 2017, and last week has closed at 1,310 € / kg / live, writes Mercedes Vega, General Director for Spain, Italy & Portugal....
05 April 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Going up Considerably
EU - The European slaughter pig market continues to be characterised by a friendly mood. Demand is exceeding the quantities on offer, and the quotations by the majority are continuing the clear price increase...
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