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29 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Poland Three More African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Poland
POLAND - There have been three further outbreaks of African Swine Fever in wild boar in Poland....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Pork Council Report Shows Importance of Trans-Pacific Partnership
CANADA - The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) has released a report outlining the potential impact participating in a Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement will have on Canada's pork industry, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pork Producers Losing Money During First Quarter 2015
UK - Latest estimates of the full cost of pig production from the UK's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) confirm that producers were, on average, losing money during the first quarter...
Pig Industry News from Canada Severe Challenges for Canadian Livestock Manure Pipeline
CANADA - Research conducted on behalf of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative has identified a host of challenges that would face anyone interested in building a pipeline to move swine manure,...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU and Spanish Pork Markets
EU - The hog market scenario in Europe continues to be difficult and complex, writes Mercedes Vega, Genesus General Director for Spain, Italy and Portugal....
Pig Industry News from China Falling Chinese Pig Herd Presents Export Opportunities
CHINA - The falling size of the Chinese pig herd could present export opportunities for other countries, according to analysts from UK pig industry body BPEX....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Markets Show More Positive Movement
EU - The mood continues to be optimistic on the European pig slaughter market, as many market quotes rose slightly again....
28 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Experts to be Grilled at Iowa Swine Day
US - Experts from across the pork industry will gather to discuss key production issues at this year’s Iowa Swine Day, on 25 June....
Pig Industry News from France France Declared Free from Classical Swine Fever
FRANCE - France has been recognised as officially free of classical swine fever....
Pig Industry News from Argentina Argentina Calls for Recognition of Role of Small Producers
ARGENTINA - As part of the opening of the 83rd World Assembly of Delegates of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris this week, the Argentine Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries...
Pig Industry News from Russian Federation Pork Commentary: Russian Pork Industry Profitable
RUSSIA - The Russian pork industry is benefiting from global trade restrictions, with high profitability leading to expansion plans, writes Jim Long, President-CEO Genesus Inc....
Pig Industry News from Canada Grilling, Export Demand Fuels Live Hog Price Improvement
CANADA - Strong demand leading up to barbecue season, combined with solid export demand, has been credited for improved live hog prices, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada Supports Safe Transportation of Livestock and Poultry
CANADA - Canada has given a grant of $183,929 to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC), to help ensure that livestock and poultry are transported in a safe and humane manner by certified transporters....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Virus Potential to Treat Bacterial Infection in Pigs
UK - Pig producers could soon be using viruses to treat bacterial infections. ...
27 May 2015
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom New Chair Elected to UK Office of Animal Health
UK - Catherine (Cat) Sayer has been elected as Chair of the UK's National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) for 2015, following this year’s AGM in London on 21 May....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Takes Precautions to Tackle PED Threat
UK - Specialised guides to help the industry cope with an outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea have been produced by UK pig industry organisation BPEX on behalf of the Pig Health and Welfare Council....
Pig Industry News from Estonia Further Ten African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Estonia
ESTONIA - There have been ten more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Estonia....
Pig Industry News from Latvia Six More African Swine Fever Outbreaks in Latvia
LATVIA - There have been six more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Latvian wild boar....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Innovation in UK Farming: No Longer a ‘Top-Down’ Approach
ANALYSIS - Fine examples of the rewards that can be reaped when farmers and scientists work together to solve problems were put in the spotlight at a conference in the UK this week, reports Jackie Linden....
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Latest USDA Reports Give Bearish Pork Outlook
US - The US Department of Agriculture's recent Cattle on Feed report creates a bullish outlook for cattle futures, whilst their Cold Storage report indicates a bearish outlook for pork and chicken, write...
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba Expected PED Free Within Months
CANADA - Manitoba's Chief Veterinary Officer expects swine barns in the province that have been infected with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea to be free of the infection within the next couple of months, writes...
Pig Industry News from Canada Automated Washing of Swine Transport Vehicles Possible
CANADA - Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc suggest technology commonly used to clean up waste in other industries, followed by a combination of disinfectants and heat, can be effectively...
26 May 2015
Pig Industry News from Poland Nutriad Sponsors Swine Symposium in Poland
POLAND - Nutriad was a proud Silver Sponsor of the 13th Digestive Physiology in Pigs (DPP) conference, held in Kliczków (Poland) from May 19-21, 2015....
Pig Industry News from United Arab Emirates Nutriad Hosts Distributors Conference in Dubai
UAE - The 2nd Dubai MEA Distributors Conference took place from 5 to 7 May 2015 at Le Meridien Hotel in Dubai. Nutriad animal production experts presented their latest findings and provided information...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom NPA Awards First Fellowship
UK - The National Pig Association has awarded its first Lifetime Fellowship, in recognition of exceptional service to the British pig industry....
Pig Industry News from Lithuania More African Swine Fever in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - There have been more outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Lithuania, involving three wild boar....
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba Agriculture Minister Looks Forward to Return to Normal Trade with US
US - Manitoba's Minister of Agriculture is hopeful the latest World Trade Organization ruling on US Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling will result in a return to historical patterns of trade between...
Pig Industry News from Poland Further Outbreak of African Swine Fever in Poland
POLAND - There has been another outbreak of African Swine Fever in Polish wild boar....
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pork Exports Rise in March
EU - Pork exports from the EU during March were up 19 per cent on a year earlier, at 139,000 tonnes....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Supplies Remain High
UK - Latest figures from Defra confirm that UK pig supplies remained high during April. ...
 
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