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Friday, September 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from Malta Maltese Meat Production Increased in Second Quarter
MALTA - Meat production advanced by 5.5 per cent to 2,994 tonnes during the quarter under review....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Malta Malta Receives Pig Genetic Update
MALTA - A consignment of high-value nucleus breeding stock to boost the small, but efficient, Maltese pig industry has just been completed by international genetics company, ACMC....
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Pig Industry News from Malta Malta's Pig Population Increased in 2013
MALTA - In December 2013, the pig population amounted to 49,451 heads, up by 9.4 per cent, or 4,242 heads when compared to 2012. ...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Malta Malta's Plans to Export Pork Put on Back Burner
MALTA - The Maltese government was in discussions with several countries through its network of embassies to export pork. However, a crash in market prices has led to any possible deals falling through....
Monday, February 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Malta Maltese Meat Production, Value Down in Fourth Quarter of 2013
MALTA - The National Statistics Office (NSO) of Malta reports that in In the fourth quarter of 2013, meat production and the producer value declined by 2.0 and 1.5 per cent respectively when compared...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Pig Industry News from Malta Maltese Meat Production up in Q2 2013
MALTA - In the second quarter of 2013, meat production and the producer value increased by 7.4 and 22.4 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2012....
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Pig Industry News from Malta 2012: Pig Population Drops in Malta, Rises in Gozo
MALTA - Last year, Malta's pig population went down 2.3 per cent compared to the year before....
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Pig Industry News from Malta Fourth Quarter Meat Production Down
MALTA – Fourth quarter meat production fell by three per cent but was met with rising producer value, according to the National Statistics Office. ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Pig Industry News from Malta Meat Production Value Dropped 15 Per Cent in Q3 2012
MALTA - Meat production and producer value in the third quarter of 2012 went down by 15.0 and 9.1 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2011, according to the National Statistics...
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Pig Industry News from Malta Fresh Pork Price to Rise
MALTA - The price of fresh Maltese pork will go up from Monday due to the global increase in the cost of animal feed, the Pig Breeders’ Cooperative Society Limited said on Wednesday, 1 August....
Monday, June 11, 2012
Pig Industry News from Malta Maltese Distributors Resort to Pork Imports
MALTA - Declines in hog slaughter quotas were forcing distributors to resort to imported pork when supplying butchers, a Labour Party spokesman said....
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Pig Industry News from Malta Maltese Pig Population Down in 2011
MALTA - The number of pigs in Malta dropped by 34.4 per cent in 2011 over 2010, the National Statistics Office said yesterday....
Friday, May 13, 2011
Pig Industry News from Malta Merial Launches Piglet Indication for CIRCOVAC
MALTA - The third Merial Forum Update on Pig Production and PCVD, held in Malta, was the occasion of the formal launch of the piglet indication of CIRCOVAC® in the EU. ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Pig Industry News from Malta Malta's Pig Population Up by 7.1 Per Cent
MALTA - A census held last year showed that the pig population rose by 7.1 per cent in 2010 over 2009, while the number of slaughtered pigs decreased by 5.4 per cent, the NSO said yesterday....
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Pig Industry News from Malta Productivity Fillip for Maltese Pig Industry
MALTA - ACMC says that a switch of genetics and a new approach to health and management has revitalised pig production on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta....
Monday, December 06, 2010
Pig Industry News from Malta Pork Fest Organised to Promote Local Pork Products
MALTA - Hundreds of people turned up at Siggiewi's St Nicholas Square today for the Pork Fest, an annual event held by the Pig Breeders Cooperative (KIM) and the Ministry for Resources and Rural Affairs....
Friday, November 19, 2010
Pig Industry News from Malta Slaughtered Pigs Get Bigger in Malta
MALTA - Fewer but larger pigs were slaughtered for consumption between July and September, official statistics show....
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Pig Industry News from Malta Yellow 'Majjal ta' Malta' Tag Brands Maltese Pork
MALTA - Locally produced pork will carry a yellow tag with the words "Majjal ta’ Malta" from today, allowing consumers to differentiate between imported and Maltese pork....
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Pig Industry News from Malta Malta's Pig Industry to Get Boost from UK Firm
MALTA - An East Yorkshire firm is helping to revive the pig industry in Malta by providing live pigs and semen to improve the country's pig herd and production....
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Pig Industry News from Malta 2009 Pig Stocks Up 6 Per Cent Compared to 2008
MALTA - In December 2009, the pig population amounted to 65,918 heads, an increase of 0.6 per cent, or 407 pigs over 2008....
Friday, March 19, 2010
Pig Industry News from Malta New AI Station Commissioned in Malta
MALTA - A new AI station has been commissioned in Malta, using stock, expertise and equipment from Britain. Funded by KIM, the island’s pig co-operative, it will initially hold 15 stud boars. ...
Friday, March 06, 2009
Pig Industry News from Malta Meat and Poultry Values Exceed €7 Million
MALTA - The number of cows slaughtered for meat rose by 16.7 per cent last year, according to the latest statistics....
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Pig Industry News from Malta Pig Production on Malta
MALTA - There are 157 pig farms with a pig count of 81,841, according to a report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service....
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Pig Industry News from Malta Latest PCVD Group Meeting
MALTA - The ninth meeting of the Control of Porcine Circovirus Diseases (PCVDs): Towards Improved Food Quality and Safety Project Management Team (PMT) and PCVD Project Partners took place in Malta on...
Friday, June 06, 2008
Pig Industry News from Malta Malta Meat Production Shoots Up by 14.5%
MALTA - The country's meat production volume rose by 14.5%, while its producer value shot up by 8.9% during the first quarter of the year....
Monday, April 14, 2008
Pig Industry News from Malta More Protests at Pig Farm Permit
MALTA - The granting of a permit to a large-scale pig farm, to be built between Magħtab and Salina, next to residences clearly highlighted the Malta Environment and Planning Authority's lack of regulations...
Friday, April 11, 2008
Pig Industry News from Malta Pig Farm Permit Angers Locals
MALTA - Malta's Environment and Planning Authority has approved outline permission for a pig production site, close by 10 other farms ...
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Pig Industry News from Malta More pigs on farms
MALTA - During the end of 2006 a comprehensive pig head count was undertaken. The reference date of the head count was 1 December. ...
Monday, April 23, 2007
Pig Industry News from Malta Pork producers ‘not getting money promised’
MALTA - The government was not giving out the e800,000 it had promised to pork producers before Malta joined the European Union, Labour MEP Joseph Muscat said. ...
Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Pig Industry News from Malta Over Lm400,000 invested in Marsa slaughterhouse
MALTA - Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Francis Agius has stated that over Lm400,000 (€933,985 ) will be invested in the Marsa slaughterhouse throughout 2007. ...
 
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