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05 February 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom PED to Become Notifiable in Scotland
SCOTLAND - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) will become a notifiable disease in Scotland from 2 March....
04 February 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Sow Prices Remain Steady
EU - Since the start of the year, EU sow prices have generally been stable....
03 February 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Global Pork Market to Remain Weak in Early 2016
GLOBAL - The global pork market is expected to remain weak in the first quarter of 2016, followed by some -partly seasonal - improvement leading into the second quarter....
01 February 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: EU Member States Vote to Close Pigmeat Private Storage Aid
ANALYSIS - In the news this week, EU Member States have voted to close the Private Storage Aid (PSA) for pigmeat....
Pig Industry News from Viet Nam Vietnam Hog Markets
VIETNAM - Pigs are of great importance in Vietnam because of their contribution to human nutrition, their role in agricultural production systems and their economic function. Vietnam’s pig herd is the...
29 January 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union European Commission Makes Farm Incomes Priority
ANALYSIS - Farmers’ incomes are to be given top priority this year by the European Commission as it seeks to ensure “a fair return for producers for their products”....
28 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United States PRRS More Devastating in US than PEDv at its Worst
ANALYSIS - $664 million - that's the annual cost of Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome (PRRS) to the swine industry, reports Sarah Mikesell from the North American PRRS Symposium. ...
27 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United States CoBank Predicts Better Year for Swine Producers in 2016
ANALYSIS - The supply glut that plagued US beef, pork and poultry markets in 2015 and ratcheted down margins is expected to ease in 2016, according to a new research report from CoBank. ...
25 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: PEDv Hits Two Ontario Pig Farms
ANALYSIS - The Canadian state of Ontario has reported two outbreaks of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus over the past week....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spanish Pork Markets
SPAIN and EU - Spain’s slaughter numbers went up 7 per cent in 2015 compared with 2014. Spain exported 45 per cent of its pork production (Germany and Spain have increased their exports, while other...
22 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Emerging Strains of PRRS Can Be Highly Virulent
ANALYSIS - Emerging strains of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) can develop on a regularly basis and every few years a particularly virulent strain will arise and cause waves of disease,...
21 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Land Management Essential in Managing Volatility and Food Security
ANALYSIS - Land management and mitigating the effects of climate change are expected to be the major challenges to the European farming sector and the focus for the Common Agricultural Policy....
20 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russia Hog Market Report
The new year starts with a pig price of 96 Roubles per kg live ($1.28) meaning the majority of producers are making money, with some of the large integrators still making a lot of money, writes Simon Grey,...
18 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Ukraine Bans Russian Meat Imports
ANALYSIS - The Ukrainian government has decided to ban meat and some other food imports from Russia in response to the embargo placed by Moscow on Ukrainian food imports....
Pig Industry News from United States USDA Reports: 2016 Output Up 1.9 Per Cent Over Last Year
ANALYSIS - USDA released four reports last week with implications for the livestock and grain markets, writes Sarah Mikesell for ThePigSite. ...
15 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Benchmarking and Knowledge Transfer Essential to Farmers Managing Volatility
ANALYSIS - Benchmarking and knowledge transfer will be two essential tools to help farmers manage their businesses in volatile markets....
14 January 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union Cost of Pig Production Falls 16 Per Cent
UK and EU - The latest cost of production report, produced by AHDB Pork, showed a fall of nearly 16 per cent in 2014, to £1.39/kg....
13 January 2016
Pig Industry News from China Canada Market Report
CANADA - As we close the books on 2015 it is always good to review. Then I will attempt the “fool’s errand” of what 2016 may hold, writes Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario....
11 January 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: UK Government to Increase Investment in Agriculture
ANALYSIS - Last week ThePigSite featured coverage from the Oxford Farming Congress, held 5-7 January....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom OFC: Can UK Farming Afford to Leave the EU?
UK - The UK could grow the rural economy, improve the environment and protect the country from plant and animal diseases if it was outside the European Union, according to the former environment secretary...
08 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom OFC: Welfare Friendly Sow Pen Wins OFC/RASE Practice with Science Award
UK - The winner of the 2015 Oxford Farming Conference/RASE Practice with Science Award announced at this year’s conference, was Martin Barker with a welfare focused 360 degree sow farrowing pen....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Can Feeding Fewer Food-competing Feedstuffs to Livestock Improve Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - Reducing the amount of animal feed grown on crop land could have a positive effect on the availability of food and have a positive environmental impact by cutting greenhouse gas emissions....
07 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom OFC: Investment in Research to Make British Agriculture More Competitive
UK - The British government is to focus more investment on research into animal and plant health research in a bid to make British agriculture more competitive....
06 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United States What Factors Will Impact Livestock Markets in 2016?
US - Following a significant decline in input costs and no major disease pressures, US beef, pork and chicken supplies increased in 2015, write CME analysts Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
04 January 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Weekly Overview: US Repeals Controversial COOL Rules
ANALYSIS - Pig farmers were celebrating over the Christmas holiday after the US Congress voted to repeal the Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) rule for pork and beef on 18 December during its omnibus...
Pig Industry News from Mexico Mexico Hog Market
MEXICO - The Slaughter price in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area during 2015 has had important fluctuations, starting the year with an average slaughter price of $0.8053 USD/Lb ($27.05 Mx/kg), and ending...
31 December 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Animal Medicines Sector Responds to O’Neill Antimicrobials in Agriculture Report
UK - The UK, European and global animal medicines sector associations have joined forces to respond to Lord O’Neill’s recent Report on Antimicrobials in Agriculture, through a letter and expert critique...
30 December 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Top Ten Pig Articles of 2015
GLOBAL - In 2015 ThePigSite published an array of interesting and exciting articles covering everything from the latest scientific research to practical farming guides for those new to pig farming. Rounding...
29 December 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Climate Change and Your Food: Ten Facts
GLOBAL - Here are ten facts about how a change climate affects our ability to grow food and feed ourselves....
25 December 2015
 
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