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21 December 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand A/H1N1 in Bangkok Pigs No Cause for Alarm
THAILAND - Pig farms in the capital are not at risk from type A (H1N1) influenza, as there are so few swine farmers in the city, according to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). ...
18 December 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand A/H1N1 Could Not Spread Further Among Pigs
THAILAND - The A/H1N1 influenza could not spread further to any other pigs after Thailand confirmed yesterday that one pig was infected with the new virus, Permanent-Secretary of the Agriculture Ministry...
17 December 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thailand Pig Infected with A/H1N1 but Recovers
THAILAND - A pig from a farm in central Thailand's Saraburi province was found infected with the A/H1N1 influenza, but it has already recovered, the Thai Public Health Ministry said. ...
13 November 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand CP Sees Profits Soar
THAILAND - South East Asian meat and fish processing company, Charoen Pokphand Foods, has posted profits of Baht 8,080 million for the first nine months of the year - up from Baht 2,824 million last year....
05 November 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Livestock Production Trends in Asia to Be Discussed
THAILAND - What’s next in Asian livestock production? A group of experts will share new findings, trends and future standards at the Pig, Poultry & Dairy Focus Asia 2010 - Asia’s largest technical...
14 May 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Betagro Says Industry Needs Six Months to Recover
THAILAND - Positive statements about the future of the food industry were made at the World of Food Asia 2009 exhibition yesterday but an executive from Betagro said it would take six months for the local...
12 May 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Swine Flu: What Does it Do to Pigs?
THAILAND - The effects of swine influenza have been investigated in a group of piglets. Scientists writing in BioMed Central's open access Virology Journal studied the pathology of the virus, finding that...
06 May 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Organic Pig Farming Gains Popularity
THAILAND - There has been a rise in the number of organic and free-range pig farms as producers become convinced that grazing herbs and other plants keeps the pigs healthier. ...
17 April 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Big Dutchman Again Awarded 'Best Exhibitor'
BANGKOK, THAILAND - At VIV Asia 2009 Big Dutchman once again succeeded in transforming several containers of show exhibits into an optically very appealing stand. ...
27 March 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Experimantal Trial on Pathogenesis of Thai Isolates
THAILAND - A study of Thai isolates of swine influenza in the latest edition of Virology Journal 2009 found that the H1N1 strain caused more lesions in the lungs than the H3N2 strain. ...
11 March 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand VIV ASIA - Show Opens to Help Animal Industries Tackle Global Economic Crisis
THAILAND - VIV Asia 2009 opened today, with the overall theme of helping the Asian livestock industries to tackle the global economic crisis. At the opening ceremony, the speakers were optimistic about...
Pig Industry News from Thailand VIV ASIA - Dutch and Thai Groups Co-Operate over Vietnamese Show
THAILAND - Thailand's N.C.C. Exhibition Organizer (NEO) and VNU Exhibitions Europe of the Netherlands are to strengthen their co-operation in ILDEX Vietnam, it was announced at the VIV Asia show. ...
Pig Industry News from Thailand VIV ASIA - Asian Personalities Announced
THAILAND - The winners were announced of the Pig or Poultry Personality Awards at the opening ceremony of VIV Asia 2009 in Bangkok today, writes ThePoultrySite editor, Jackie Linden. They were Gordon Butland,...
04 March 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Ajinomoto Establishes Meat JV in Thailand
THAILAND - Ajinomoto has agreed to establish a joint venture (JV) in Thailand with Itoham and Betagro. ...
27 February 2009
Pig Industry News from Thailand Big Dutchman Strengthens Asian Pig Business Team
THAILAND - The Big Dutchman Group announces the appointment of Marc Broadbent as General Manager for Big Dutchman Agriculture (Thailand) Ltd. effective 1 March 2009. ...
27 November 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Mycotoxins2009: A Special One Day Conference
BANGKOK - Mycotoxins2009 is a special one day conference on mycotoxins that will provide you with a comprehensive insight into and an overview of a key hazard in modern livestock production that has been...
05 November 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand New Strategies to Improve Pork Quality
THAILAND - From low-tech herb-based feeds to high-tech screening, Thai pork producers have been working hard to overcome longstanding problems of poor quality meat. ...
30 October 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork Prices Drop Down to Bt5/ kg
THAILAND - Swine producers have agreed to cut pig prices by Bt1 per kg, to Bt55, with immediate effect, which would lead to a Bt5-per-kg drop in pork prices....
13 October 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand New Pedigree Farm for Betagro
THAILAND - Betagro Group, one of the nation's leading integrated agribusiness companies, has opened a new pedigree pig farm at a cost of 190 million baht (THB) to support the growth of its hygienic pork...
09 October 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand CPF and BMA Collaborate to Promote Pork Sales
THAILAND - Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc. (CPF) has collaborated with the BMA (Bangkok Metropolitan Administration) to promote the sales of its hygienic pork to 400 schools in Bangkok....
08 October 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Veggie Festival Boosts Pork Sales
THAILAND - There's a lot that's been written about high prices of vegetables during the Vegetarian Festival, especially with the recent flooding in other parts of the country destroying crops....
22 July 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand CPF: New Investment in Grain Terminal
THAILAND - Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) plans to develop its animal feed operation in Nakhon Ratchasima as a grain terminal in order to benefit from plentiful maize production in the north-eastern...
14 April 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Market Growth Means More Capacity Needed at BD
THAILAND - Big Dutchman's operation in Thailand has moved to larger premises. The company says its further proof of the deep determination to strengthen the relationship between the German poultry and...
28 March 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Ministry Action Aims to Keep Pork Price Reasonable
THAILAND - In a bid to stabilise pork prices the Thai Commerce Ministry is planning to tackle the practice of price speculation by major pig breeders....
17 March 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Exports Ban Aims to Steady Market
THAILAND - A ban on pig exports, in a bid to reduce rising domestic pork prices, could be enforced in Thailand. Numerous media reports hinted at the move during the weekend after Commerce Minister Mingkwan...
14 March 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Focus Asia Celebrates Most Successful Event Yet
BANGKOK, THAILAND - The 3rd Pig and Poultry Focus Asia and the 1st Dairy Focus Asia technical conferences that were recently held at the prestigious Imperial Queen's Park hotel in Bangkok, Thailand were...
11 March 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Betagro to boost pork production
THAILAND - Amid rising prices for pork, the Betagro Group has invested Bt400 million in four new pig farms in Lopburi province. It is aimed at increasing premium quality pork production for the domestic...
06 March 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thai Retail Pork Prices Cut by 18%
THAILAND - Pork producers and retailers in Thailand are cutting retail prices by 18 per cent to 98 baht per kilogramme from 120 baht for two months....
19 February 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Re-calculation Planned on Pork Pricing
THAILAND - Pig industry representatives will meet the Commerce Ministry this week to discuss rising pork prices and a new formula for calculating retail prices....
18 February 2008
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork prices may increase further after disease outbreak in pigs
THAILAND - PRRS and enteric disease are being blamed for a predicted rise in pork prices. The highs are expected to kick in within the next two months....
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