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16 January 2017
Pig Industry News from United States 2017 US Pork Production Forecast Increases Again
US - The USDA has updated its World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), a monthly proceeding that integrates new developments and data into the existing outlook for agriculture commodity markets,...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Pig Gene Advance Could Boost Sperm Stocks From Prized Animals
UK - Gene-editing techniques could help to improve stocks of farmed pigs by boosting supplies of sperm from prized sires. Scientists have created male pigs that could be used as surrogates capable of producing...
Pig Industry News from United States USA Hog Market Report
US - Cash hogs and futures have held up remarkably well in the face of some of the largest weekly slaughters in history, writes Allan Bentley, USA Sales....
Pig Industry News from Ukraine Ukraine Reports Further ASF Outbreaks
UKRAINE - Three further outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on large farms in southern Ukraine....
Pig Industry News from United States New US Packing Capacity Expected to Improve Producer Profitability
US - The Vice-President Pork Analysis with EMI Analytics is confident new US processing capacity will result in improved profitability for North American pork producers by mid-2017, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Austria Diagnostic Breakthrough Made in Cause for 'Shaking Piglets'
AUSTRIA - Cases of newborn "shaking piglets" have been reported since the 1920s both in Europe and abroad. Yet an additional cause for these congenital tremors has so far eluded researchers. A previously...
Pig Industry News from Belgium CID LINES@Agriflanders 2017
BELGIUM - Meet our CID LINES team at booth 7422 of Agriflanders in Gent, Belgium!...
13 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Can Mycotoxins Effect Gastro-Intestinal Tract Function?
CANADA - Remarks by Todd Applegate, University of Georgia, United States of America at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
Pig Industry News from Brazil Brazil Resumes Fresh Pork Exports to South Africa
BRAZIL - Brazil will resume exports of fresh pork to South Africa following the lifting of the ban South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)....
Pig Industry News from Germany German Pig Meat Demand Under Pressure
GERMANY - Consumer demand for pig meat in Germany has been under considerable pressure in the last five years. Recent data published by the German market information agency, AMI, indicates it is taking...
Pig Industry News from Global South East Asia Hog Market Report
SOUTH EAST ASIA - Pig farming is growing fast in Vietnam, and pig prices in the market are still in serious decline. One of the main reason for the decline in pig price is the enforced closure of the Chinese/Vietnam...
Pig Industry News from Ukraine More ASF Reported in Ukraine
UKRAINE - A new outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been discovered on a farm in eastern Ukraine....
Pig Industry News from Canada Red Meat Sector Applauds Changes to Foreign Worker Programme
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is applauding changes announced last month to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Programme....
12 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Global The Effects of Emerging Mycotoxins in Livestock
GLOBAL - A recap of unregulated fungal metabolites that should be on the protein industry’s radar. ...
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Farmers, Smallholders Warned Not to Feed Kitchen Scraps to Animals
UK - The Animal and Plant Health Agency is warning farmers and smallholders not to feed catering or kitchen waste to livestock such as pigs and poultry, even if they are being kept as pets....
Pig Industry News from United States More Funding for UK Antibiotic Resistance Action
UK - Funding for the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture (RUMA) Alliance has more than tripled this year in support of a new business plan which will help UK farming play its part in the global...
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Pork Research Gets $1.8M Investment
CANADA - The Government of Canada is providing an additional $1.8 million to the pork research cluster to continue responding to consumer concerns around the humane treatment of animals, Agriculture Minister...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Germany Is Ahead
EU - This second week of the new year, the European price structure starts moving. After the Christmas season, the live animals’ market was only scarcely supplied with low quantities at brisk demand....
Pig Industry News from Global Nutriad Supporting US Customers on Veterinary Feed Directive
GLOBAL - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking numerous steps and actions to ensure that antibiotics are being used judiciously in Food Animal Production. ...
Pig Industry News from Ghana Union Urges Govt to Compel Banks to Allocate Funds to Agriculture
GHANA - The General Agriculture Workers Union (GAWU) has appealed to the Nana Akufo Addo administration to use policy tools to compel commercial banks in the country to cede a substantial portion of their...
11 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Reduce PRRS, Improve Health With Vaccination Programme Change
NETHERLANDS - A change in vaccination programme has been shown to help improve health and reduce PRRS on farms in the Netherlands....
Pig Industry News from Canada Mycotoxin Testing – From Multi-Toxin Analysis to Metabolomics
CANADA - Remarks by Rudolf Krska, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
Pig Industry News from United States November Pork Exports Set New Record
US - US red meat exports continued to build momentum in November, highlighted by a new monthly volume record for pork exports, reported the US Meat Export Federation....
Pig Industry News from Canada Changes to Express Entry Programme Expected to Hurt Meat Processors
CANADA - The Canadian meat Council says changes made by the federal government to the Express Entry Programme will make it harder for Canada's meat processors to retain skilled butchers and meat cutters....
Pig Industry News from United States 95% Pig Farmers Ready for Compliance with New Antibiotic Rules
US - US pig farmers are not only well aware of new federal rules for on-farm antibiotic use, but already are complying. In a survey conducted by the National Pork Board in November, 95 per cent of pig...
Pig Industry News from Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstani Meat Exporters Barred from Transporting Goods to Russia
KYRGYZSTAN - Kyrgyzstan is no longer allowed to transport its goods to Russia by road through the territory of Kazakhstan, Advisor to the Director of the Veterinary and Phytosanitary Safety Inspectorate...
Pig Industry News from Denmark Danish Crown Acquires German Slaughterhouse
DENMARK - Danish Crown has acquired a slaughter house in Germany that slaughters cattle, pigs and lambs....
10 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Netherlands PCV2 Vaccination Beneficial to Piglet Health
NETHERLANDS - Is is almost always beneficial to vaccinate pigs with the CIRCOVAC vaccination, even when only low clinical symptoms are observed, explained a veterinarian working in the Netherlands....
Pig Industry News from United States Fostera® PCV MH Now Offers Increased Duration of Immunity
US - Latest study demonstrates at least 23 weeks DOI against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae....
Pig Industry News from Global Pork Commentary: Global Market Thoughts!
GLOBAL - It’s the New Year and we are thinking about the China swine markets and how it will affect us, writes Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc....
 
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