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Friday, November 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How Are Livestock Markets Faring?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Pig Industry News from China China: Hog Markets
CHINA - China is the pork powerhouse of the world with over 51 per cent of the world’s population of pigs raised within China, writes Ron Lane, Senior Consultant for Genesus China....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Focus on Responsible Use of Antibiotics
GLOBAL - Starting today in several countries is Antibiotic Awareness Week, which aims to reinforce the message to use antibiotics responsibly in human and veterinary medicine....
Pig Industry News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Friday, November 14, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Holiday Season Helps Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Pig Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Call for Cooperation to Rebuild Markets
GERMANY - A call has been sent out to build cooperation between Germany and Russia to rebuild markets in the face of the current ban on agricultural exports from the EU....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Pig Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Seeking Solutions to Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - At an event at EuroTier 2014 in Hanover yesterday, the President of the German veterinarians' association offered his views on possible solutions to the issue of antibiotic resistance....
Pig Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Global Concerns for a Growing International Farming Sector
GERMANY - Almost half the exhibitors at this year’s EuroTier, which opened this week in Hanover, Germany, come from outside of the country....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom £20.5 Million to Combat Global Animal Disease
UK - A £20.5 million programme of research and training to tackle diseases that could pass from animals to humans has been funded by six UK partners....
Monday, November 10, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Denmark Sets the Pace for Antibiotic Reduction
ANALYSIS - With a brand new action plan, the Danish Pig Research Centre is aiming to halve the use of a critical antibiotic, tetracycline, before the end of 2015, writes Jackie Linden....
Friday, November 07, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Are Markets Favouring Pork Over Beef?
ANALYSIS - Pork sales are up 55 per cent this week on the four-week average, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Pig Industry News from Finland Finnish Study Finds Good Pig Welfare Brings Economic Benefits
FINLAND - A new study from the University of Helsinki shows that improving animal welfare can have a beneficial impact on sow productivity through an increase in piglets born alive and a shorter farrowing...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Ladies in Pigs Win Top Honour for UK Pig Industry
UK - At a ceremony in the House of Lords on 4 November, the Ladies In Pigs (LIPs) organisation received the David Black Award for their exceptional contribution to the country's pig industry. The Sausage...
Pig Industry News from European Union Study Reveals Differences in Animal Welfare Training across Europe
EU - According to a new study, the main differences in farm animal welfare education across Europe seem to be in the reduced number of hours of education, less interactive teaching and fewer courses in...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Prospects for Ukrainian Agriculture and Danish Pork
UKRAINE & DENMARK - Ukraine not only faces political risks but also the challenges of climate change, low global development rates and declining margins in the products it is trading and the need to open...
Pig Industry News from Ukraine What Challenges Face Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - The trouble-torn country of Ukraine is facing more challenges than the political unrest that is being seen on televisions and in news reports around the world, writes Chris Harris....
Friday, October 31, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Record Set as Beef Prices Outpace Pork
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo comments on this week's livestock markets, for Global Commodity Analytics....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from Belgium Belgian Pig Meat Exports Down
BELGIUM - The country exported less pig meat in terms of volume and value for the period January-June this year than in the corresponding period of 2013....
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark MRSA and Danish Pig Production in Perspective
DENMARK - There are several strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria but one strain in particular, CC398, is associated with animals and is in Denmark primarily found in pigs....
Monday, October 27, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Challenges to Pig Trade
GLOBAL - Two trade issues involving pigs have been discussed at the World Trade Organization (WTO) lately. A WTO panel has ruled that the amended Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) by the United States...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Industry Steps up Border Disease Measures
DENMARK - With African swine fever just 10 hours driving time away, the Danish pig industry is to intensify disease protection measures at its land border with Germany by building a state-of-the-art vehicle...
Friday, October 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: Major Contrast in Livestock Markets
ANALYSIS - There's stark contrast between the hog and cattle futures this week, reports Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
Pig Industry News from India Indian Feed Association Acts as Platform to Resolve Livestock Issues
INDIA - The Compound Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) of India which plays a very important role in Indian feed market has got a new chairman. 5m Publishing spoke to Amit Saraogi (pictured), new...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organisation in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues –...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global WTO Finds US COOL Restricts Beef, Pork Trade
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization (WTO) has found that amendments made by the US to its Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) rules have made them more restrictive for countries such as Canada and Mexico...
Pig Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses, reports Chris Harris....
Monday, October 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Support to Fight African Swine Fever in EU, China
GLOBAL - African swine fever (ASF) has been much in the news in the last week as the EU has pledged financial support towards the disease control costs within the area. Germany is stepping up its efforts...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Research Turns Food Waste into Feed
EU - Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70 per cent by 2050, while a steep increase in biomass use will also put pressure on agriculture....
Friday, October 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Global Pork Markets Cool Down
GLOBAL - The previously heated international pork markets are showing signs of cooling down, according to Rabobank's fourth-quarter report on the global pork industry....
 
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