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Monday, September 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,386
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,386 in 31 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 68 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from Global South America Targets Russian Market
ANALYSIS - The South American meat sector is making a concerted effort to fill the gap in the Russian market left by the ban on imports from the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway....
Pig Industry News from United States McDonald's: Sustainability is Job #1, #2 and #3
ANALYSIS - McDonald's sustainability efforts focus on verifiable sustainable coffee, fish, fiber, palm oil and beef with "beef being Priority Number One, Two and Three."...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Retail Pork Prices Set New Records
US - Retail pork prices set new records last month. The average price of a pound of pork in grocery stores during August was $4.20, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
Pig Industry News from New Zealand New Managing Director Announced for Moredun Scientific
SCOTLAND - John Murray has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Moredun Scientific. He will succeed Professor Willie Donachie who will retire from the company in December....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom British Vets Prefer British Meat and Fish
UK - Vets across Britain really care about where their meat, fish, dairy products and eggs come from, with an overwhelmingly majority buying British....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Garth Pig Veterinarian Retires after 36 Years
UK - Pig veterinarian, Neville Kingston, has retired after 36 years in practice at Garth Veterinary Group, writes Sam Walton....
Pig Industry News from Colombia Colombia Reopens Border to US, Canadian Breeding Pigs
COLOMBIA - The Colombian Agricultural Institute, ICA, has reopened the country's borders for the import of breeding pigs from the United States and Canada, which was restricted due to outbreaks of Porcine...
Pig Industry News from China Strategic Porcine Multiplication Agreement in China
CHINA - Genus plc has a new strategic agreement with River Stone Farm (Shandong) Co., Ltd to become the Group's first commercial multiplier in China....
Pig Industry News from United States New Warehouse Opened by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., last month celebrated the opening of its new global packaging and distribution warehouse in the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor....
Pig Industry News from Germany Hypor Maxter Compared to German Pietrain in Trial
GERMANY - Hypor Maxter is a fast-growing, stress-negative boar line that offers superior growth potential and meat quality, according to Hypor following a comparative trial in Germany....
Pig Industry News from United States No Change in US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Delta Corona Virus
US - No new positive results for Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) have been detected in the US in the last week, so the total number of positive samples so far remains at 382 from pig farms in 17 states....
Pig Industry News from United States President's Council Releases Report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance
US - The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) has released a report to the President entitled 'Combating Antibiotic Resistance', saying that committing to combating antibiotic-resistant...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Three Per Cent Fewer Pigs in the UK
ENGLAND - The annual count on 1 June reveals 2.8 per cent fewer pigs on commercial farms in the country on 1 June 2014 than a year previously, with reductions in all categories....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Can Farming Reverse Its Ageing Trend?
ANALYSIS – Agriculture is ageing and more must be done to draw young people into UK food production to meet growing national and world demand....
Pig Industry News from United States Feral Wild Boar Becoming a Pest in Canada
CANADA - A professor with the University of Saskatchewan warns unless steps are taken to control feral wild boar there's the potential for a massive population growth, Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United States Cold Weather Will Test PED Biosecurity
US - The executive director of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians says the colder winter months will provide the true test of the effectiveness of stepped up biosecurity in containing the...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Production Costs for Farrow to Finish Forecast to Fall Further
US - Hog costs were impacted only by higher corn and bean meal costs, write Len Steiner and Steve Meyer....
Pig Industry News from United States Post Weaning Toolbox Sets Stage for Long-Term Piglet Success
US - At World Pork Expo, Purina Animal Nutrition provided tips for minimising the stress of weaning for young pigs. ...
Pig Industry News from Estonia African Swine Fever in Estonia Kills Wild Boar
ESTONIA - The Estonian veterinary authority has reported a fresh outbreak of African swine fever in Ida-Virumaa....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pirbright Celebrates Advances in Research on Virus Diseases
UK - The Pirbright Institute hosted its Centenary Conference at The University of Surrey on 11 and 12 September, 2014 to mark its 100th anniversary of the prevention and control of livestock infectious...
Pig Industry News from Brazil Transport of Swine Restricted in Brazilian States
BRAZIL - From 3 September, the entry of pigs to the states of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul has been restricted to control classical swine fever....
Pig Industry News from United States International Year of Family Farming 2014
US - On the 18 September The National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the Senate Resolution designating 2014 as the “International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).” NFU has lead the...
Pig Industry News from Philippines New Gilts for Philippine-Based Thai Conglomerate
PHILIPPINES - One of Asia Pacific region’s largest Agribusiness conglomerates, Charoen Pokphand Philippines (CP) has taken delivery of 1,500 genetically-improved AC1 gilts at its newly-built unit at...
Pig Industry News from United States October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Thursday
US - October hogs closed down $2.12 at $102.97. October hogs closed lower on Thursday. ...
Pig Industry News from United States US Launches National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic Resistance
US - The US government has launched a new strategy to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria with increased surveillance and faster tests....
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Checkoff Announces 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards
US - The Pork Checkoff, along with its cosponsor, National Hog Farmer magazine, has selected two pork farms to be honoured as the 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Confidential Reporting Service Maintaining Pig Welfare
UK - To help maintain high standards of animal welfare on British pig farms, the National Pig Association is introducing a Confidential Reporting Service. The service will also protect pig-keepers from...
Pig Industry News from United States Purdue Extension Conference to Cover Latest Information on PED Vrus
US - A conference sponsored by Purdue Extension will present updated information on the porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus as well as a panel discussion by swine experts....
Pig Industry News from Germany More Land, Fewer Harvests in Climate Change Impact Study
GLOBAL - Most of the Earth’s agricultural land resources are already under cultivation. Climate change poses a huge challenge to global agriculture, but a new study by geographers at the Ludwig Maximilian...
 
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