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Friday, November 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from India Over 250 Companies Participate in Krishi 2014
INDIA - Over 250 firms have participated at the 9th edition of Krishi 2014 that was held in Nasik from 14 November to 18 November, 2014....
Pig Industry News from United States Market Analyst: How Are Livestock Markets Faring?
ANALYSIS - Mike Zuzolo discusses the major market developments this week....
Pig Industry News from Malta Advances in Maltese Meat Production
MALTA - In the third quarter, meat production rose by 1.4 per cent while the producer value declined by 2.2 per cent when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2013....
Pig Industry News from United States New State of the Art Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
US - On Friday, 14 November, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) broke ground on a 90,000-square-foot, $53-million facility in College Station....
Pig Industry News from United States National Pork Board Funds New Swine Health Information Centre
US - At its regularly scheduled November meeting, the National Pork Board's board of directors approved the funding of a national Swine Health Information Centre....
Pig Industry News from United States Agricultural Website Now Open to the Public
US - VIVO, a Web application used internally by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists since 2012 to allow better national networking across disciplines and locations, is now available to the public....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Government Funding Aimed at Preventing PED
CANADA - New government funding will allow the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board to implement the next phase of the Saskatchewan Swine Biosecurity Programme, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Pig Industry News from Brazil China, Saudi Arabia End Brazil Meat Embargo
BRAZIL – Brazil’s meat plants will have access to Saudi Arabia and China reopened next month....
Pig Industry News from European Union European Campaign for the Responsible Use of Veterinary Antibiotics
EU - Zoetis has pledged its support for European Antibiotic Awareness Day, an initiative to encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in people and animals....
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 United States Calls for "Waters of the US" to be Withdrawn
US - Because it has "numerous and substantial flaws," a rule proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers intended to clarify their authority under the federal...
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....
Pig Industry News from United States US Livestock "Mini-boom"
US - Livestock producers can look forward to an economic "mini-boom" that may last for the next several years, providing opportunities for expansion of herds and flocks, Purdue University agricultural...
Pig Industry News from Canada Size of Wild Boar Populations Cause Concern
CANADA - A masters student with the University of Saskatchewan says it's imperative to begin management of feral wild boar before their populations reach the point of no return....
Pig Industry News from Canada Tools for Reporting Pig Movement in Canada
CANADA - The manager of PigTrace Canada says electronic reporting tools have been the most popular for reporting pig movements in Canada, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Swine Biosecurity Programme Receives Funding
CANADA - The federal and provincial governments announced $150,000 in funding for the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (SaskPork) to deliver a new phase in the Saskatchewan Swine Biosecurity Programme....
Pig Industry News from Latvia African Swine Fever Confirmed in Latvia
LATVIA - There have been two new outbreaks of African Swine Fever reported and confirmed in the Strenci and Burtnieki regions of the country. ...
Pig Industry News from Australia Rules over Pig Registration in Western Australia Explained
AUSTRALIA - All owners of livestock within Western Australia must be registered and their stock identified in accordance with the relevant regulations. ...
Pig Industry News from Canada Banff Pork Seminar to Focus on Adapting to Change
CANADA - The theme of the next Banff Pork Seminar (BPS) will be 'Adapting and Evolving'....
Pig Industry News from Canada Aging Barns a Concern for Canadian Pork Producers
CANADA - The chair of Sask Pork suggests re-assembling the support structure required to replace aging swine barns will be one of the main challenges facing the western Canadian pork industry moving forward,...
Pig Industry News from European Union Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial, Says Farmers Union
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU and worldwide and underlined its commitment...
Pig Industry News from Global Genus Results Boost from Good Performance in Americas
GLOBAL - Genus PIC reports strong performance in the Americas following the acquisition of Génétiporc and Birchwood Genetics, and results in Europe similar to last year. ...
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Tackle Boar Taint and Control Unpleasant Odours
THE NETHERLANDS - With regulations ahead restricting castration of male pigs in a number of countries, Hypor is working on the selection of boars with a reduced incidence of boar taint....
Pig Industry News from United States Zoetis Board Authorises Share Re-purchase Programme
US - The Board of Directors of Zoetis has authorised a $500-million share re-purchase programme as part of its capital allocation plans. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union Animal Health Company Pleas for Responsible Antibiotic Use
EU – A global animal health company has used antibiotic awareness week to preach “responsible use” of veterinary antibiotics at the launch of its pan-European campaign....
Pig Industry News from United States Income Rise at Tyson Despite Lower 4th-Quarter Pork Sales
US - US meat and food processing giant Tyson Foods has seen net income rise from $778 million last year to $864 million in 2014....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from India India's Agriculture Minister Reviews Farming in Maharashtra
INDIA - Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh held a review meeting in Mumbai with state government officials of agriculture and animal husbandry department....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Conference to Debate Food vs Feed
UK - Animal feed vs human food will come under the microscope at the National Farm Management Conference ‘Farming for the Future - delivering sustainable intensification’. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom US View of Sustainable Intensification at Farm Management Conference
UK - Gene Philhower, agricultural counsellor at the London US Embassy is guest speaker at the National Farm Management Conference in London on next week....
Pig Industry News from Germany EU Pig Prices: Hardly Moving – Steady Prices
EU - Compared to last week’s prices, the prices remain unchanged in most of the countries....
 
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