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Pig Industry News: Thailand

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....
28 November 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Swine farmers call for price supports and reduced feed tariffs
THAILAND - Rising oil prices are taking a toll on swine production in Thailand as pig farmers carried their protest to Government House, urging the government to set up a fund to buy their animals at higher...
23 November 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork strong feature of new processing facility
THAILAND - Ajinomoto Frozen Foods has opened a new production facility in Thailand. It aimns to serve increasing consumer demands for variety and quality, says the company. ...
15 October 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork industry urges upgrades
THAILAND - Chachoengsao _ Bringing in foreign partners and promoting healthy meat are part of a new strategy by Thai pork producers to upgrade the business, improve poor sanitation and reach export markets....
10 October 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pig manure sweet money for Thai farmer
THAILAND - For Thai pig farmer Ong-Arj Suwunnatee, going green was not only good for business and the environment, it came as a welcome relief to his neighbours....
13 June 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Best Exhibitor Award for Big Dutchman stand
THAILAND - Once again the Big Dutchman stand impresses the judges. ...
15 May 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork exports to increase by 9%
THAILAND - Thailand's pork exports are projected to grow by 9% to 12,000 tonnes this year, because of rising demand from Japan. ...
09 May 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pig farmers rally to demand CPF reduce expansion and production
THAILAND - About 300 small-scale pig farmers rallied in front of Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) yesterday morning, demanding it reduce its expansion of pig farms and pig production, which has led to lower...
08 May 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pig farmers protest big business
BANGKOK - About 300 pig farmers rallied at the Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) building, claiming the agribusiness was monopolising the business and cutting pork prices....
08 March 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand VIV Asia 2007 - A New Focus on Aquaculture.
BANGKOK - VIV Asia opened in Bangkok Wednesday with a smartly choreographed, flambuoyant, launch ceremony; something more familiar with a new car launch than to a food industry Expo....
26 February 2007
Pig Industry News from Thailand Commerce Ministry to put a stop to piglet slaughter in public
THAILAND - The Commerce Ministry and the Livestock Development Department are to conduct a campaign urging swine breeders to stop killing piglets in public, a practice which is illegal. ...
18 September 2006
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork exports on the rise
THAILAND - Thai pork exports are on the increase, with more markets and growth in most of them. ...
14 July 2006
Pig Industry News from Thailand CPF to build better swine farm complex
THAILAND - Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF), the SET-listed flagship of the agribusiness conglomerate CP Group, has announced a plan to build a new farm complex to beef up its swine business to serve domestic...
28 June 2006
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thailand Set Target To Increase Pork Consumption
THAILAND - The President of the Swine Raisers Association, Mr. Surachai Sutthitham, has set the target to increase the consumption of swine in Thailand. ...
26 June 2006
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thailand set target to increase the consumption of pork
THAILAND - The President of the Swine Raisers Association, Mr. Surachai Sutthitham, has set the target to increase the consumption of swine in Thailand. He is also preparing to negotiate with the Internal...
14 April 2006
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thai agribusiness Betagro growing in Vietnam
THAILAND - Thailand’s leading agribusiness Betagro Group is beefing up its investments in animal feed and other farm businesses in Vietnam this year after success in Dong Nai province, Bangkok Post reported...
13 December 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Challenged by bird flu, Thai firm rechannels
THAILAND - In their protective armor of color-coded plastic hats, face masks, gowns, gloves and rubber boots, the production line workers at Charoen Pokphand Food's Saraburi factory could be mistaken...
28 November 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Frozen pig semen used for breeding
THAILAND - Pigs with good genetic make-up could be genetically reproduced an unlimited number of times as a result of Thai veterinarians' success in developing a new method of artificial insemination –...
09 November 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Charoen Pokphand Foods future lies in pork and seafood
THAILAND - Bird flu takes bite out of chicken sales, but Asia wide open for shrimp, red meat products. Mention Charoen Pokphand Foods and most people think immediately of the country’s largest chicken...
07 November 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thailand to separate swine, poulty in effort to contain bird flu
THAILAND - Senior government officials and international organizations will meet here next week to map out regulations to separate pigs and poluty in separate production pens on local farms in a bid to...
12 September 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Banned antiobiotics given to Thai pigs to speed up growth.
THAILAND - The Agriculture Ministry yesterday seized some 10,000 pigs in Prachuap Khiri Khan as they were given carcinogenic feed to hasten their growth. After inspecting 400 farms with more than 200,000...
16 May 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thai pigs declared free from avian flu
THAILAND - The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives confirmed today that no cases of avian flu had been found among Thai pigs, pointing to strict measures to ensure that the virus did not spread from...
27 April 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork prices in Thailand to be controlled
THAILAND - Thailand will place pork on its list of commodities subject to price controls next month in an attempt to prevent domestic stocks from leaving the country due to increasing prices....
26 April 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Pork to be placed on list of controlled goods
THAILAND - Pork eaters across the nation will soon be able to purchase their meat at lower prices, thanks to today’s decision by the government to place pork on a list of commodities subject to price...
24 March 2005
Pig Industry News from Thailand Complaints against two pig farms
THAILAND - Provincial livestock officials in Thailand's eastern province of Chachoengsao have complained to police about two local pig farms feeding their pigs with a dangerous chemical prohibited...
17 December 2004
Pig Industry News from Thailand Study Findings to Benefit Thailand's Pork Exports
THAILAND - Recent research in Thailand has shown that yoghurt is beneficial to piglets....
07 October 2004
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thai production costs would double
THAILAND - If the European Union succeeds in raising animal welfare and “traceability” issues during the next round of World Trade Organisation (WTO) discussions, the cost of many Thai exports could...
06 October 2004
Pig Industry News from Thailand Thailand pork raisers to adopt international standards
THAILAND - The Thai swine industry is in the process of upgrading local farm and slaughter operations to meet international standards, a move hoped to open the door for more exports of fresh and processed...
05 August 2004
Pig Industry News from Thailand Dozen of pigs in N. Thailand die with unknown cause
THAILAND - A dozen of pigs in the northern province of Kampaengpetch in Thailand have died with unknown cause. The 12 pigs belonged to a farm of a local villager in Ban Kon Tai in the province's...
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