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Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danes Investigate Whether Diet Can Prevent Boar Taint
DENMARK - Sows in heat love it – but we humans abhor it: the smell of androstenone. This substance taints the meat from boars that have not been castrated. Scientists are investigating whether a substance...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation New Outbreak of African Swine Fever in Russian Boar
RUSSIA - There has been one new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) reported in the Smolenskaya area, located in Russia....
Pig Industry News from Moldova Big Dutchman Pig Equipment, Feeding Systems for Moldavian Sow Farm
MOLDOVA - Luis Juvinel is the owner of a large sow farm with 3,500 sows in Moldova, and produces piglets in a closed system....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Little Price Movement - Steady Prospects
EU - This week, the European pig slaughter market appears to be inconsistent with only a small price fluctuation....
Pig Industry News from Global Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
Pig Industry News from Germany Boehringer Ingelheim Sees Advantages of Freshly Mixed Vaccine
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has decided to remain focused on freshly mixed Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2)/ Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) vaccines and not follow the development of...
Pig Industry News from Canada PED Risk Reduced by Hot Water High Pressure Washer
CANADA - A sales manager with Hotsy Central says the use of hot water high pressure washers has proved highly effective in reducing the risk of spreading Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from France French Government Backs Gad Josselin Takeover
FRANCE - A proposal has been put forward by a group from the troubled Gad Josselin slaughterhouse in France and its subsidiary SVA Jean Roz to acquire the ailing pig processing company....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Ban on Pig Imports from Virus-Hit Countries Must Be Upheld
UK - NFU Scotland is calling on pig breeding companies to play their part in keeping Scotland and Great Britain free from a virus that has had a devastating impact in the United States and has spread to...
Pig Industry News from Lithuania African Swine Fever Confirmed in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - According to the State Food and Veterinary service, a new case of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a village in the Ignalina District, Naujasis Daugeliskis Parish, of Lithuania....
Pig Industry News from Germany Customer Testimonial: Hypor Maxter
GERMANY - Gerd and Markus Sommer defined their target very clearly: ‘to produce many uniform and robust finishing pigs in line with market requirements with the least input’. They have succeeded...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Russia, China and Agricultural Trade
GLOBAL - European Union farmers are this week discussing how to overcome the ramifications of the ban on the import of their products by Russia, while losses from African Swine Fever are estimated to have...
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 8,199
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 8,199 in 30 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 73 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United States CME Report: Beef and Pork Sectors Improved Dramatically
US - USDA’s monthly Agricultural Price publication was released on Thursday and we think its output-to-feed price ratios are quite telling regarding today’s profit situation in the livestock and poultry...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Outlook: Cash Receipts for Hogs Will Rise
US - According to farm income projections released this week by USDA, cash receipts for hogs will rise to $27.7 billion in 2014. This would mark a 20 per cent increase over last year, and leave industry...
Pig Industry News from Global Novus Launches Innovative Phytase Enzyme in South Asia
SOUTH ASIA - Novus International hosted an informational enzyme forum to formally introduce its next-generation phytase enzyme, Cibenza Phytaverse, to the South Asia market in Negomba, Sri Lanka from 27...
Pig Industry News from China Agribusiness Expert Sees Big Potential in China for US Corn, Livestock Exports
CHINA - Recent government policy changes in China have the potential to boost US agriculture, particularly the corn and livestock sectors, according to Iowa State University economics and finance professor...
Pig Industry News from United States New Vaccine from BIVI Doubles up Against Salmonella in Pigs
US - Veterinarians and producers now can protect pigs against two of the most virulent types of Salmonella with a single, convenient oral dose administered by the drinking water or oral drench....
Pig Industry News from Canada Wheat Fungal Disease Impacts Pig Feed
CANADA - The executive director of Winter Cereals Canada says fusarium head blight has been the biggest factor affecting the quality of this year's winter wheat crop, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pig Industry Biosecurity Seminars Scheduled
UK - BPEX is holding a series of biosecurity seminars as the industry faces ever growing threats from African Swine Fever and Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea....
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Company Patents New DNA Testing Technology
IRELAND - Irish genetics company IndeniGEN has announced details of a new DNA testing technology, which will offer it major advantages in the global marketplace....
Pig Industry News from European Union Strong Improvement in Operating Results for ForFarmers
EU - Feed company, ForFarmers, reports strong improvement in operating result in the first half of 2014 and earnings per share up by 21 per cent. ...
Pig Industry News from Global New Proposed Maximum Levels of Fumonisins in Maize
GLOBAL - The current report of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (FAO) on contaminants in foods includes a new proposal for maximum levels for fumonisins in maize and maize products, according to Biomin....
Pig Industry News from United States Register for Course on Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing
US - Registration is now open for 'AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing'. The distance education programme is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Kansas State University,...
Pig Industry News from United States US Pig Farm Samples Positive for Porcine Delta Corona Virus: 381
US - Porcine Delta Corona virus (PDCoV) has been detected in six more positive samples in the most recent week, bringing the total number of positive samples so far to 381 from pig farms in 17 states....
Friday, August 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from Cote D'Ivoire New Outbreak of African Swine Fever Reported in Ivory Coast
IVORY COAST - There has been a new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) reported in the Ivory Coast, San-Pedro area....
Pig Industry News from United States CME Report: Tyson Will Sell Its Heinold Hog Markets
US - It appears that Tyson Foods’ acquisition of Hillshire Brands has cleared a major hurdle with yesterday’s announcement that Tyson will sell its Heinold Hog Markets, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from Ireland Irish Pig Prices Drop Again
IRELAND - The poor situation on farms is being exacerbated by feed prices which should have fallen by at least €30/tonne this year but so far have fallen by only €10/tonne and although more is promised,...
Pig Industry News from Ukraine Conflict Will Not Leave Ukraine Hungry
UKRAINE – Ukraine will not be allowed to go without food, agriculture minister Igor Shvaika has declared on live television....
Pig Industry News from United States October Lean Hogs Closed Down on Thursday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.42 at $95.50 Thursday....
 
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