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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Pig Industry News from Germany Biomin Says Dramatic Change Needed for Sustainability
GERMANY - The 6th World Nutrition Forum in Munich organised by Biomin ended two full days of stimulating sessions with plenty of food-for-thought on issues of sustainability across a range of topics -...
Pig Industry News from United States Chelated Trace Minerals in Swine Rations Allow Increased Efficiency
US - New research shows MINTREX® increases digestibility and retention of trace minerals in pigs, reports Novus International....
Pig Industry News from Germany First Retrofit PRRS Filter for Houses with Decentralised Fresh Air Distribution
GERMANY - Big Dutchman has developed an innovative fresh air filter which significantly reduces the risk of infection from diseases such as Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)....
Pig Industry News from Mexico Bachoco Reports Strong Performance in Third Quarter
MEXICO - Commenting on the company's third-quarter results, just published, Industrias Bachoco's CEO reports that stable supply and lower costs in Mexico and the US contributed to higher profits and gross...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Meat Export Mission to Philippines
UK - Business could be booming between Britain and the Philippines following a mission organised by BPEX and UK Trade and Industry....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom £5 Million Boost for Food Security
UK - £5 million is being invested in UK businesses and universities to combat some of the world's greatest agricultural challenges such as food security and sustainability, weed control and livestock...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Antiparasitic Technology Awarded UK Animal Health Patent
UK – Exosect Ltd has received notification from the UK Patent Office that it has been granted a patent for its technology for the control of external parasites on a range of surfaces including grains...
Pig Industry News from India India’s Vegetable Oil Imports up 21 Per Cent in September
INDIA - India has recorded a 21 per cent increase in vegetable oil imports for September 2014 at 1.04 million tonnes, writes Jagdish Kumar....
Pig Industry News from United States Choice Genetics USA Exits Bankruptcy
US - Choice Genetics USA, a global pig genetics company has come out of Chapter 11, Bankruptcy. ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organisation in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues –...
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Producers Told: Step up Communication to Reduce PED Risk
CANADA - Saskatchewan's chief veterinary officer is calling for increased communication among pork producers and their service providers to help reduce the potential for spreading Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea,...
Pig Industry News from Canada Controlling PED Key to Economic Stability and Staff Morale
CANADA -The chair of Sask Pork says the ability to keep PED out of Saskatchewan swine herds is important for the economic well being of the farm and the morale of staff that work with the pigs....
Pig Industry News from Latvia Four New Outbreaks of Classical Swine Fever Reported in Latvia
LATVIA - Four new outbreaks of classical swine fever have been reported and confirmed in the Balvi, Kraslava, Baltinava and Rugaji regions of the country. ...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Continuing to Stabilise
EU - The situation is continuing to stabilise on the European pig slaughter market....
Pig Industry News from France European Pig Health Meeting: Call for Abstracts
FRANCE - The scientific organising committee of the European Symposium for Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) 2015 is now welcoming abstract submissions....
Pig Industry News from Global Canada Calls for US to Comply with WTO Ruling
US/CANADA - The Canadian government has called on the US to end its 'protectionist policy' and comply with the decision of the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Country of Origin Labelling (COOL)....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Russia Extends EU Food Import Ban on Safety Grounds
RUSSIA - Rosselkhoznadzor as announced the introduction of temporary restrictions on the import of some meat products from the European Union....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Celebrations for Long Serving USDA Chairman
US - Many members of the market analyst community joined together Monday to honour long-time USDA World Agricultural Outlook Board Chairman Dr Jerry Bange’s devoted service to US agriculture, write Steve...
Pig Industry News from European Union New Director for Agriculture at EU
EU - Christina Borchmann has been appointed as Director of "Audit of agricultural expenditure" in the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development....
Pig Industry News from Belarus Belarus Officials Allay Fears over African Swine Fever
BELARUS - After Russia reported finding the African swine fever virus in meat imported from Belarus, the authorities say the disease situation is safe....
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Thai Pork Plants Approved to Export to Russia
RUSSIA - Following inspections, one slaughterhouse and one meat packing firm in Thailand have been approved to export pork to Russia....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Pig Industry News from Global WTO Finds US COOL Restricts Beef, Pork Trade
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organization (WTO) has found that amendments made by the US to its Country of Origin Labelling )COOL) rules have made them more restrictive for countries such as Canada and Mexico...
Pig Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses, reports Chris Harris....
Pig Industry News from United States ‘Usual Suspects’ Play Role in Fall Hog Prices
US - To see Lean Hogs futures prices fall in October is not an unusual occurrence. To see them fall $5.75 in two days without any real critical market development is another thing entirely, writes Steve...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Industry Tackles Antibiotic Use
UK - The use of antibiotics in UK pig production came under the spotlight at a workshop attended by representatives from across the industry....
Pig Industry News from Canada New Investment into Feed Enzyme Research in Canada
CANADA - Concordia researcher Adrian Tsang is awarded Genomic Applications Partnership Program funds to develop and commercialise a next-generation enzyme supplement....
Pig Industry News from Germany Winners of the 2014 European PRRS Research Award
GERMANY - Boehringer Ingelheim funds three research projects against swine disease PRRS with €75,000 total and three winners have been chosen for this year's awards out of more than 30 high-quality proposals....
Pig Industry News from United States Food Labels Can Reduce Environmental Impacts of Livestock
US - With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production, according to a Washington...
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Another Fall in Hog Prices
US - Hog prices were one to four per cent lower, pressured by a six per cent decline in the pork cutout value, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Nutreco Sees Revenues Fall
NETHERLANDS - Dutch based animal nutrition, feed and meat company saw its revenue in the third quarter of the year fall by 4.1 per cent to €1,428.9 million....
 
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