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28 September 2016
Pig Industry News from South Africa South African Pig Producers Allege US Meat Poses Health Risk
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Poultry Association and Pork Producers Organisation are taking the South African Government to court due to concessions made for meat imported from the United States under...
27 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
ANALYSIS - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United...
26 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Viet Nam Global Market Report – South East Asia
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Paul Anderson, General Manager South East Asia, discusses the current hog market situation in South East Asia....
23 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Tonisity Px - The First Isotonic Protein Drink for Pigs
ANALYSIS – Here's something new - the first isotonic protein drink for pigs. Tonisity has recently launched its first product in the US and EU, named Tonisity Px. ...
22 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Sustainable Markets: How Will Global Pig Markets React to Changes in Russia?
GLOBAL - In today’s interconnected, global economy, changes and events in one market can have worldwide implications. “Sustainable Markets” is a series of articles focused on market news and its...
21 September 2016
Pig Industry News from China China Pork Market
CHINA - The live weight pork price paid by Chinese packing houses in 2016 has been steadily rising from 17rmb/kg to a high of 20rmb/kg in June. In August the price has fallen slightly to 18 rmb (2.71USD)...
19 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Co-op Commits to 100 Per Cent British Bacon by May 2017
ANALYSIS - UK retailer Co-op has extended its commitment to back UK farmers by pledging to sell only fresh bacon that is 100 per cent British by 1 May 2017....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russia Hog Market Report
RUSSIA - Current prices in Russia are around 104 Roubles ($1.59) per live kg. This means good producers continue to be making $50 to $70 per pig profit. Despite this, there is a degree of nervousness in...
16 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
14 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Zoetis' Role in Pork Antibiotic Stewardship in the US
ANALYSIS - Zoetis' antibiotic stewardship platform is built on three pillars: advocate, innovate and collaborate. ...
12 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Multi-Million Pound Project to Examine Resilience of the UK Pig Industry
ANALYSIS - Scientists at the University of Lincoln are to lead the most comprehensive study of the UK pig industry ever conducted....
Pig Industry News from South Africa Indigenous Breeds are Key to Sustainable Pig Farming
SOUTH AFRICA - The drive towards greater production efficiencies has come at the expensive of many indigenous breeds across the world. Glenneis Kriel talked to Dr Arnold Kanengoni about whether there still...
09 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Staff Hold the Key to Pig Farm Sustainability
UK - Most successful pig producers will say that skilled, enthusiastic and committed staff are the most important part of their businesses. Yet for many, finding and retaining employees is the toughest...
08 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United States New Virus Found in a Pig Officially Named Influenza D
US - The executive committee of the International Committee of Taxonomy of Viruses has approved the naming of a new virus as influenza D....
07 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Multi-million Pound Project to Examine Resilience of the UK Pig Industry
UK - More than £2 million has been awarded to scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, to lead the most comprehensive study of the British pig industry ever conducted....
05 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Antibiotic-Resistant E. coli Found in UK Supermarket Pork
ANALYSIS - New research has found 24 per cent of chicken and pork samples tested positive for a type of E. coli that is resistant to the ‘critically important’ modern cephalosporin antibiotics, a level...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in UK Supermarket Chicken, Pork
UK – New research has found 24 per cent of chicken and pork samples tested positive for a type of E. coli that is resistant to the ‘critically important’ modern cephalosporin antibiotics, a level...
02 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Ghana Pork Popularity Growing in Ghana
GHANA - Until the 1986 Pork Show, pork was not much desired by Ghanaians, although imported pig feet, interestingly, has always been a delicacy, writes Francis Ekow de Heer for The Pig Site....
01 September 2016
Pig Industry News from South Africa South African Pork Production Profitability Under Pressure
SOUTH AFRICA - Over the past decade, meat consumption in South Africa has expanded rapidly as a result of growing income levels, continued urbanisation, rising living standards and ever increasing dietary...
30 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: WTO Rules Against Russia's Embargo on EU Pigs, Pork
ANALYSIS - In the news this week, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has declared that Russia's ban on the import of pig and pork products from the EU is illegal and in breach of WTO rules and should be...
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank: Largest Increase in US Meat Consumption Since '70s
ANALYSIS - The US had a momentous year for animal protein in 2015 with the largest increase in US meat consumption since the food scares of the 1970s, according to a new report from Rabobank. ...
26 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Closed to Risk: How One Pig Farmer is Managing Price Volatility
GERMANY - Creating a closed system has helped one German pig producer reduce costs and limit risks to his farm, making sure his business is sustainable for the next generation....
25 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank: US Pork Exports Depend on Mexico, Ractopamine
ANALYSIS - Expect ups and downs for pork, poultry and beef animal protein. A new report from Rabobank says pork exports rely on two key factors. ...
23 August 2016
Pig Industry News from European Union WTO Rules Against Russia's Embargo on EU Pigs, Pork
EU - The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has declared that the Russian ban on the imports of pig and pork products from the EU is illegal and in breach of WTO rules and should be lifted....
22 August 2016
Pig Industry News from United States USA Pork Market
US - Unfortunately, we lost $10- $12 in the futures market in just 6 weeks. Using the latest hogs and pigs report numbers we are probably going to set new weekly slaughter records this fall. With that...
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Lack of Development in Breeding, Feed Holding Back Indian Pig Production
ANALYSIS - A lack of development in the feed and breeding sectors of the pig farming industry are currently holding India's pig production back....
19 August 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Vaccine Solutions from AgriLabs Customized for Your Operation
ANALYSIS - The need for alternatives to antibiotics is growing, and AgriLabs is now working with producers and veterinarians to develop custom vaccine solutions that are critical to the long term health...
18 August 2016
Pig Industry News from India Lack of Development in Breeding, Feed Holding Back Indian Pig Production Growth
INDIA - Indian pork production in the financial year 2014-2015 was estimated at 464,000 metric tons. This represents a slow annual growth rate of 1.4 per cent, mainly due to population growth....
15 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: McDonald's Urged to Phase Out Medically Important Antibiotics
ANALYSIS - This week, fast food company McDonald's has been targeted by an online campaign aiming to halt, what it describes as, the 'excessive use' of antibiotics in its global supply chain....
Pig Industry News from Global Cutting Tail Biting, Without Cutting the Tail
GLOBAL - Research presented at the 2016 International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) conference shedded new light on how pig tail biting may be prevented, while avoiding the health and welfare risks associated...
 
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