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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Website for Sheep Sector
UK – Today, 5M Publishing officially launches TheSheepSite – the latest in the company's stable of agriculture and livestock oriented websites....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Government Commits to Online CAP Application Assistance for Farmers
UK – Help is at hand for producers worried about the new electronic system for Common Agricultural Policy requirements, farming minister George Eustace told the National Sheep Association Event today....
Pig Industry News from Canada Positive Environmental Sample of PED Underscores Need for High Biosecurity
CANADA - The chair of Sask Pork says an incident earlier this month where a washed truck in Saskatchewan was diagnosed as suspicious for porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) demonstrates the need to...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Limited Quantities of Live Pigs on Offer
EU - This week, the European pigs slaughter market proves to be inconsistent. Everything like falling via unchanged to increasing prices is part of it. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Agriculture Makes Some Progress on Climate Change
UK - A new report from Defra reveals improvements made in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in terms of soil nitrogen balance and artificial fertiliser use over the last decade, while pig fattening herd feed...
Pig Industry News from United States Texas A&M Joins Forces with FAO to Tackle World Hunger
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable agriculture...
Pig Industry News from United States USDA Reports Show the Good Times Lasting Longer for Pork Sector
US - Perhaps more important were year-on-year reductions in beef and chicken inventories of 26 per cent and 18 per cent. This is our smallest month-end inventory of frozen chicken since mid-2004 and the...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pork Export Drive Gathers Pace
UK - BPEX is stepping up its export drive with visits to Hong Kong, India and the Philippines in the next few weeks....
Pig Industry News from United States Low-fat Ethanol Co-Product Requires Feed Formulation Change for Pigs
US - Amino acid digestibility was lower in low-fat distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) than the conventional form, new research from the University of Illinois has revealed....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Average Pork Price Eclipsed $4.00 Per Pound
US - Supply, supply, supply — that seems to be all we talk about these and, for that matter, most days. There’s a good reason for that, of course — primarily that virtually all of the data we get,...
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: Lean Hogs Closed Down on Tuesday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.60 at $106.02 Tuesday. ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Novus International Launches Website for Customers in China
US - Novus International officially launched a new version of its global website tailored to the needs of the China market....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Concern Continues over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Pig Industry News from Canada PED Can Be Eliminated from Canadian Swine Herd
CANADA - The manager of the Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network remains hopeful PED can be eliminated from the Canadian swine herd, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United States Tyson Sales Grow
US – US meat and poultry processing giant Tyson has seen sales rise by nearly $2 billion in the first nine months of the financial year and by nearly $1 billion in the third quarter of the year....
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: Hog Profits – As Good as It Gets!
US - We continue to marvel at the profits the swine industry is enjoying. Never did we ever in our wildest delusions ever believe North American profits per head could reach over $1.00 per head and $1.30...
Pig Industry News from Mexico Mexico Ends Special Classical Swine Fever Measures
MEXICO - The government animal health authority has announced an end to the national campaigns against Classical Swine Fever and Avian Salmonellosis as part of a campaign to reduce the burden of regulation...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Strong Line-up for Agricultural Industry Conference
UK - The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has announced a strong line-up for its annual conference....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers Launch Review of Local Authority Livestock Inspections
UK - The National Farmers Union has been selected by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) as one of two trade association and business representative groups to lead a review of red-tape...
Pig Industry News from United States The Maschhoffs Acquires Two Sow Farms from JBS
US - Carlyle, Illinois pig company, The Maschhoffs, has acquired two sow farms from affiliates of JBS United....
Pig Industry News from United States Hog Futures: October Lean Hogs Closed Down Monday
US - October lean hogs closed down $0.62 at $106.65 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session low and closed at a seven-week low close today. ...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Trade Issues Arise over African Swine Fever
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization (WTO) is set to consider two trade disputes between Russia and the European Union arising from African swine fever in the same week as five new outbreaks of the disease...
Pig Industry News from United States PED-Positive Farm Samples in US: 7,801
US - The total number of pig farm samples that have tested positive for the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea (PED) virus now stands at 7,801 in 30 states, writes Jackie Linden. There were 79 new positive samples...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Why UK is at High Risk from African Swine Fever
UK - Britain is at high risk of African swine fever incursion because of its vast volume of trade with other countries and because it has so many residents from countries that already have African swine...
Pig Industry News from United States Today's Heavier Market Weights Pose Pig Health Challenges
US - Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus (PEDv) is having a significant impact on swine operations across the country, and producers and packers are scrambling to identify ways to make up for losses from...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Swine Influenza in a Third of Pig Herds in Scotland, Northern Ireland
UK - Aggregated data from surveys in Scotland and Northern Ireland show that more than a third of herds surveyed are positive for swine influenza, according to Merial Animal Health....
Pig Industry News from Canada Use of Genomics to Improve Growth
CANADA - Growth is one of the most economically important traits in swine production, and has been for decades. Through traditional genetic selection, along with improved feed and production management,...
Pig Industry News from Canada Producer Participation Vital in PED Manure Sampling Project
CANADA - Manitoba Pork is partnering with the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative (MLMMI) and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (MAFRD) on a research project that will allow...
Pig Industry News from United States Court Rules in Favour of Voluntary Phasing out of Antibiotics in Feed
US - The Court of Appeals has overturned lower court rulings that compelled the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to hold hearings on antibiotic use in animal feeds....
Pig Industry News from Global Rabobank: 'Where to Source Pork?' is the Question
GLOBAL - The global pork market is moving into record territory in Q3. Especially in the exporting countries impacted by the porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv), hog and pork prices will continue to...
 
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