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Pig Industry News: European Union

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....
28 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Report: More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use, Antibiotic Resistance
EU - The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Stabilising
EU - Last week, the EU slaughter pig markets were able to stop their sliding, quoting on an unchanged levels for the most part....
27 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Meat Exports to China Continue to Struggle
EU - EU total pig meat exports in May were 19 per cent down on the year at 284.4 thousand tonnes, driven by a sharp fall in fresh/frozen pork shipments to China. However, volumes exported were 9 per cent...
21 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Precision delivery coated butyrate: tackling Salmonella in pigs while increasing performance
When Salmonella is present in the gastro intestinal tract (GIT) of pigs, it might contaminate carcasses during the slaughter process, and become a source of food poisoning and bacterial gastro-enteritis...
20 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Price Pressure Continues
EU - The EU slaughter pig market quotations are maintaining last week’s trend. While prices remain under pressure this week in the northern and central European member states, markets appears balanced...
17 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Raw Pork Main Cause of Hepatitis E Infection in EU, EFSA Reports
EU - Last week, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said that consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis E infection in the European Union (EU)....
10 July 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union Stability in Danish, Dutch Pork Exports
NETHERLANDS & DENMARK - Exports of fresh and frozen pork from Denmark and the Netherlands in the first quarter of 2017 were stable on a year earlier, reports Leo Colby, AHDB Consultant....
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...
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