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Pig Industry News: European Union

05 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Meat Production Up in July
EU - In July, EU pig meat production remained relatively unchanged on the year at 1.8 million tonnes, according to provisional data from the EU Commission, writes Annie Linekar, trainee analyst at AHDB...
04 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union IFA: Brexit Solutions Must Focus on Trading Relationship with All of UK
EU - Responding to a leaked EU Commission memo suggesting an all-island approach for the agri-food sector, IFA President Joe Healy said that Ireland’s objective in the Brexit negotiations must be the...
03 October 2017
02 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Animal welfare key to sustainability
Hendrix Genetics believes that setting the highest possible animal welfare standards at the beginning of the chain is vitally important to contribute to a sustainable future. Today, one third of Hendrix...
Pig Industry News from European Union Gold sponsor Nutriad hosted technical session at MycoKey
Belgium headquartered feed additives specialist Nutriad was a proud sponsor of the 1st MycoKey International Conference that took place in September in Ghent (Belgium)....
27 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Prices Spiral Downward; Stabilisation Recognisable
EU - The price spiral continues to turn downward on the European slaughter pig market. All quotations have gone noticeably down. Markets are well supplied across the borders. ...
22 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Access a world of solutions for veterinary professionals at www.hipra.com
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Pig Industry News from European Union Nutriad appoints business development manager
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Ms. Karen de Ridder as Business Development Manager Preservation & Functional Ingredients. Around the world, the Belgium headquartered...
20 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: General Drop in Prices; Markets Under Pressure
EU - All across the continent and almost without exception, the European slaughter pig markets are presenting decreasing prices. ...
14 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor partners with Biotronics to improve accuracy and safety in ultrasound scanning
Hypor has signed a cooperation agreement with ultrasound technology company, Biotronics, in the research testing of the new BioQStation to improve the speed and animal safety of ultrasound scanning....
13 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Quotations Still Stable; Uncertainty Increasing
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market is being shaped by primarily unchanged quotations. Apart from Germany, quotations are also developing in an unchanged way in the Netherlands, Denmark,...
12 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor Increases Genetic Progress with New Testing Station in Sichamps, France
Hypor is investing in a new facility in Sichamps, France with 72 Nedap Pig Performance testing (PPT) stations to track the daily growth and feed intake of the Hypor Maxter and Magnus boar....
08 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Remain Unchanged; Prices Decrease in South
EU - Compared with last week’s reports, the European slaughter pig market has hardly changed. The market situation in majority of the EU member states continues to be stable with unchanged quotations....
06 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Weaner Price Continues to Fall
EU - Since the end of May, the EU average weaner price has fallen by €11.68, to €47.44/head in the week ending 27 August, reports Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB....
31 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Stay Unchanged; Demand, Supply Balanced
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market presents itself in a mostly balanced way once again. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union New Hypor Libra sow reduces feed costs from farrow to finish
The new Hypor Libra* sow meets today’s demands to produce more pork with less feed by reducing the amount of feed it takes to raise a pig from farrow to finish....
Pig Industry News from European Union Evaluation of natural porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) subclinical infection and seroconversion dynamics in piglets vaccinated at different ages
This study aimed to determine the porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) serological and virological dynamics in piglets vaccinated at different ages in a PCV2 subclinical infection (PCV2‑SI) scenario. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union A commercial porcince circovirus (PCV) type 2a- based vaccine reduces PCV2d viremia and shedding and prevents PCV2d transmission to naïve pigs under experimental conditions.
Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccination has been effective in protecting pigs from clinical disease and today is used extensively. Recent studies in vaccinated populations indicate a major PCV2 genotype...
30 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Market Largely in Balance
EU - Following some sharp declines throughout July, EU pig prices began to stabilise moving into August, reports Bethan Wilkins, AHDB Pork analyst....
Pig Industry News from European Union Genesus Global Market Report: EU and Spanish pork markets
The Spanish market started January with a live weight of 113,45Kg (86.68 kg carcass weight) has been the peak this year and with a selling price of 1,129 € / kg live weight, the lowest so far this year....
24 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Most Markets Balanced; Not Many Price Changes
EU - This week, the European slaughter pig market appears to be balanced overall. The majority of quotations remain unchanged, appearing stable on the level achieved so far. In some countries, the prices...
23 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Another Slow Month for EU Pork Exports
EU - The slowdown in EU pork exports continued in June, with volumes down 25 per cent year-on-year at 158,300 tonnes, reports Bethan Wilkins, AHDB Pork analyst....
21 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Avoid the summertime drop in production with practical tips from Hypor
From quality genetics to excellent management, Hypor provides producers with the tools to maintain high production from farrow to finish during summer’s hot spells. With nucleus facilities located in...
16 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Prices Getting Nowhere; Markets Balanced
EU - The European slaughter pig market does not appear to really be making headway. ...
09 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Recent Balance in Markets; Quotations Steady
EU - Regarding prices for slaughter pigs, the European market is on an overall steady level this current week of slaughter. The majority of quotations appear to remain constant....
03 August 2017
02 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Few Changes in European Markets
EU - This current week, there have been no essential changes reported regarding the mostly steady situation on the EU slaughter pig markets. The quantities on offer remain on a below-average level over...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Reference Price Falls
EU - In the four weeks ending 23 July the EU pig reference price fell by €6.72 to €170.25/100kg the lowest price recorded for this series since mid-April, reports AHDB Pork....
01 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Jim Long Pork Commentary: European Road Trip, England, Netherlands and Germany
This past week we met producers from England, Netherlands and Germany. Our Observations:...
31 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Pig Prices Ease but Remain Higher than 2016, Reports QMS
EU - European farm gate pig prices remain some seven per cent higher than they were a year ago, despite dipping in recent weeks, according to Quality Meat Scotland....
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