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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices to Stay Settled
GERMANY – Europe’s fat hog market remained unchanged last week, continuing a steady two month price run.  ...
Pig Industry News from Denmark How is Danish Pig Sector Improving Welfare?
DENMARK - The Danish pig industry is to increase the welfare practices and regulations on the farm over those being demanded by the European Union....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog and Pork Heading For a Profit
US - Hog profits for the entire year of 2015 are still expected to be $36 per head which would be the third highest profit year of the last 26 years dating back to 1990....
Pig Industry News from Brazil First Shipment of Brazilian Pork Heads for US
BRAZIL - The first shipment of Brazilian pork bound for the United States left port last week....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Abstract Deadline Ahead for British Animal Science Conference
UK - If you wish to submit a summary to the annual conference of the British Society of Animal Science (BSAS), the deadline is now Wednesday 3 December....
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: US Supply and Demand
US & CHINA - The most recent US hog numbers show a decrease of 5.2 million hogs – fewer hogs marketed in 2014 year to date compared to 2013 (99.520 – 94.320 million), writes Jim Long President –...
Pig Industry News from United States IPPE Tops 486,000 Net Square Feet, More Than 1,200 Exhibitors
US - With two months remaining until the trade show, the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has surpassed 486,000 net square feet of exhibit space with more than 1,200 exhibitors....
Pig Industry News from Brazil BRF Adopts New Animal Welfare Practices
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processor BRF has joined forces with international animal welfare organisation, World Animal Protection, to improve animal welfare practices in its supply and production...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Sector Seeks to Increase Investment
DENMARK - Since the financial crisis of 2008, investment in the Danish pig sector has been low....
Pig Industry News from United States AFIA to Host Eighth Pet Food Conference at IPPE
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a one-day Pet Food Conference at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday 27 January 2015. ...
Pig Industry News from United States Disaster Assistance Offered to Thousands of US Farmers
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Programme...
Pig Industry News from United States Annual Sales up Six Per Cent, Reports Hormel
US - Hormel Foods Corporation has reported record performance for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 and full year. ...
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Expects Renewed Takeover Offer in December
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal, fish feed and poultry meat company Nutreco is expecting a cash offer for the company to be lodged in December....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark Faces Challenge over Live Pig Exports
DENMARK - The Danish pig industry is facing a fight as slaughter numbers are declining and more and more live pigs are being sent out of the country for finishing and slaughter....
Pig Industry News from United States Lowest October Cold Storage Since 1996
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s November Cold Storage report indicated continued tight freezer supplies for all meat and poultry, writes Steve Meyer for The National Hog Farmer. ...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Smaller US Pork Inventories
US - Cold storage Implications: Bullish for beef, pork; neutral to negative for chicken, writes Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United States US Breeding Pigs to Require Identifier Tag in January
US - Pork producers are closing in on a significant date for the industry’s Swine ID Plan: as of 1 January 2015, individual identification of breeding stock headed to harvest will transition from backtags...
Pig Industry News from China Zoetis Enhances Veterinary Education in China
CHINA - Zoetis, the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), and Kansas State University (KSU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together and promote the Doctor of Veterinary Program (DVM)...
Pig Industry News from United States Novus International Honours Distinguished Science Fellow
US - Colleagues, friends and family recently gathered to honour the career and scientific achievements of Dr. Julia J. Dibner, retiring Senior Research Consultant and Distinguished Science Fellow at Novus...
Pig Industry News from Australia Primo Meat Company of Australia Bought by JBS
AUSTRALIA - Subject to regulatory approval, JBS has agreed to purchase Primo Smallgoods Group's operations, a processor of products such as ham, sausage and bacon, in Australia....
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Central AI Delivers the Best Genes the Fastest
THE NETHERLANDS - Through centrally-located AI stations, Hypor delivers the best genes to its global network of strategically-located and interconnected, satellite nucleus farms....
Pig Industry News from European Union MSD Animal Health Receives Approval for Porcilis PCV M Hyo Vaccine in Europe
EU - MSD Animal Health says the European Commission has approved its PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo vaccine that protects piglets against Porcine Circovirus and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections....
Pig Industry News from Chile Pork Production Down Seven Per Cent in Chile
CHILE – Pork imports were down by more than 20 per cent last month, says a ministry report....
Pig Industry News from France Last Week for Abstract Submissions to European Pig Health Event
FRANCE - Abstract submissions for the European Symposium on Porcine Health Management (ESPHM)close on Monday 1 December 2014. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Livestock Outlook Conference Scheduled for February 2015
UK - The 2015 Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Outlook Conference will be held at One Great George Street in Westminster, London on Wednesday 11 February....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation High Pork Prices Made a Good Quarter for Cherkizovo
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group demonstrated strong nine-month and third quarter results, according to the company's CEO, despite market and currency volatility. High pork prices boosted sales for its pork business,...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Pig Industry Steps Up Biosecurity
DENMARK - Strict border biosecurity is ensuring that Denmark is keeping African win fever and other major pig diseases out of the country....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada's Pork Body Aims to Strengthen Further Trade with China
CANADA - The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has accepted an invitation from the federal government to join a trade mission to the People's Republic of China....
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Rides out Market Turbulence
DENMARK - Despite market disruption caused by the political situation in Russia, Danish Crown Group says it has posted satisfactory results for the year....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Hawaii Reports First PED Outbreak
GLOBAL - The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus has been detected for the first time in Hawaii in the last week. Despite the heartache of individual farmers in the US when the virus hits, the country's...
 
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