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Friday, December 19, 2014
Pig Industry News from Korea, South Foot and Mouth Disease Confirmed in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - There has been two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease detected and confirmed in the Chungcheongbuk-do region in South Korea. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Harper Adams University Receives International Quality Rating
UK - It has been announced that all research conducted by Harper Adams University is of international quality and that more than 50 per cent is either world leading or internationally excellent....
Pig Industry News from United States Story of the ‘Amazing’ Meat Supply
US - Thirty C-Suite level executives from meat and poultry companies big and small have added their voices and faces to a new video highlighting facts about today’s amazing meat and poultry industry....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Industry Projections for 2015
US - USDA will release the results of its hogs and pigs inventory survey on Tuesday, 23 December, 2014 and we will discuss what analysts expect the inventory survey to show, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Threat of PED to the UK Pig Sector
UK - Highly-virulent porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv) has spread to Europe, increasing the risk of spread to Britain, while African swine fever has also been reported in Ukraine this year....
Pig Industry News from United States Criminal Investigation over Feral Pigs in Oklahoma
US - Authorities from the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and local law enforcement conducted a feral swine eradication operation...
Pig Industry News from Canada US Needs to be Prepared for Retaliation Over M-COOL
CANADA - The general manager of Manitoba Pork is warning the US to be prepared for retaliation if reforms are not made to Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Australia Australian Pork Producer Appoints New Executive Officer
AUSTRALIA - West Australian (WA) Pork Producers’ Association (WAPPA) has appointed Jan Cooper as its new Executive Officer, commencing in the New Year in a part-time role....
Pig Industry News from European Union Overproduction Partly to Blame for EU Pig Market Problems
EU - The pig market is in difficulties as the result of overproduction in some countries, in addition to the Russian import embargo, according to the agriculture council....
Pig Industry News from European Union Joint Declaration Aims to Push EU Further on Animal Welfare
EU - Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands have issued a joint declaration on animal welfare, calling on the European Union to improve further animal welfare for those species where there are already regulations...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Market Remains Unchanged
EU - The European pig slaughter market appears well balanced a week before Christmas. ...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Denmark Leads the Way for Animal Welfare
DENMARK - As Denmark is becoming a leader in animal welfare, agriculture minister, Dan Jørgensen, has announced a major international conference....
Pig Industry News from Canada Reducing the Risk of PED Spreading Through Manure Application
CANADA - The president of La Broquerie based Precision Pumping is calling for greater access to information on the locations of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea infected swine operations to help swine manure...
Pig Industry News from Canada Research into the Impacts of Time of Mixing on Sow Productivity
CANADA - Researchers working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are attempting to determine the optimum timing for mixing pregnant sows into groups, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Spain Spain & Portugal: Hog Markets
SPAIN & PORTUGAL - On 16 November, Campofrio’s packing plant in Burgos caught fire and was totally burned, writes Mercedes Vega from Genesus....
Pig Industry News from India Need to Promote Organic Farming, Says Indian Agri Minister
INDIA - Looking at immense bio-diversity and natural resources in the country, India needs to promote organic farming, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh said recently while underlines the...
Pig Industry News from United States US Farmers Welcome Normalisation of Relations with Cuba
US - National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson applauded the Obama administration on the important steps announced 17 December to normalise relations between the United States and Cuba....
Pig Industry News from European Union Studies on Rubber Floor, Pig Welfare Inconclusive
EU - After examining three studies on the effects of rubber slats as , the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reports it is unable to draw clear conclusions regarding the impact on pig welfare....
Pig Industry News from China Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise Slightly
CHINA - Farm produce prices rose slightly in the first week of December, according to a Ministry of Commerce survey of prices in 36 large and medium sized cities....
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Higher Test Weights: Hypor Delivers Feed-Efficient Finishers
THE NETHERLANDS - The global pork industry is moving towards higher slaughter weights, led by the United States....
Pig Industry News from Australia Improving Prospects Forecast for Australian Pig Farmers
AUSTRALIA - The latest forecast for 2014-15 suggests an improving picture for the country's pig producers as both output and pig prices are on upward trends....
Pig Industry News from Ukraine Multiple PED Outbreaks Likely to Impact Ukrainian Pork Production
UKRAINE - According to Ukrainian swine industry groups, several Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) cases were registered in different regions of Ukraine since spring of 2014....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: How is Russia Affecting the US Markets?
US - One of the top stories in business news today (16, December) is the implosion of the Russian rouble, making this a good time to review some of the macro factors impacting livestock markets at the...
Pig Industry News from United States New Pork Processing Operation Creates 800 Jobs in Michigan
US - Michigan Strategic Fund actions to support construction of a new Clemens Food Group pork processing operation in Coldwater Township, a project that is expected to generate $255.7 million in total...
Pig Industry News from United States New Chairman of Prominent House Agriculture Subcommittee
US - As a member of the House Committee on Agriculture, US Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1) has accepted the chairmanship of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, serving as...
Pig Industry News from Canada Disinfection Procedures Tightened Throughout Cold Weather
CANADA - A Red Deer based swine veterinarian is advising pork producers who do not have access to heated facilities for disinfecting transport vehicles to return to cold weather disinfection protocols....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada's Pork Sector Praised for Efforts to Contain PED
CANADA - The executive director of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative says Canada's pork industry has done a tremendous job in dealing with porcine epidemic diarrhoea (PED), writes Bruce...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Sow Nutrition Impacts Piglet Quality
UK - The impact of sow nutrition on piglet quality was highlighted at recent BPEX Regional Producer Events and it set producers thinking....
Pig Industry News from United States New Animal Welfare Programme Leader at Tyson Foods
US - Dr Christine Daugherty has been appointed by Tyson Foods Inc. as its new Animal Well-Being Programs leader....
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary: Prairie Livestock Expo
US - Last week we attended the Prairie Livestock Expo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This was the first Prairie Livestock Expo as it has replaced what was known as Manitoba Hog Days, writes Jim Long President...
 
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