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20 July 2017
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Pig Slaughterings Down in June
UK - Millie Askew, Senior Analyst reports that at 845 thousand head, UK clean pig slaughterings in June were 2 per cent lower than in the same month in 2016, according to latest data from Defra....
Pig Industry News from Canada Higher Interest Rates, Stronger Dollar Weaken Pork Industry Profits
CANADA - The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says indications of rising interest rates in Canada and the impact that's having on the value of the Canadian dollar is taking a bite...
Pig Industry News from Global Full Benefits of CETA Expected to be Delayed by Technical Issues
CANADA & EU - Unresolved outstanding issues are expected to delay the full benefits for Canadian agriculture of Canada's free trade deal with Europe, reports Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from United States Vaccine Bank Needed to Protect Food, National Security, Say Ag Groups
US - Citing economic and food and national security concerns, an ad hoc coalition of more than 100 agricultural organisations and allied industries groups urged Congress to include in the next Farm Bill...
Pig Industry News from Australia APL Continues to Back Pork Producers in Face of Industry Price Shock
AUSTRALIA - "The fundamentals of the Australian pork industry remain sound, despite the significant challenges facing the sector" is the message Australian Pork Limited (APL) CEO Andrew Spencer delivered...
Pig Industry News from European Union EU Pig Prices: Price Pressure Continues
EU - The EU slaughter pig market quotations are maintaining last week’s trend. While prices remain under pressure this week in the northern and central European member states, markets appears balanced...
Pig Industry News from United States Health Insurance Costs Threaten Farm Viability, Says Study
US - According to a new US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk...
Pig Industry News from United States US, China Commend Comprehensive Economic Dialogue
US - Senior Chinese and US government officials spoke positively of their first Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) in Washington on Wednesday after they reached a wide consensus....
19 July 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Grilling Demand Waning; Hog Supplies to Increase
US - With the July Lean Hog futures contract off the board, there is now a roughly $12 spread between the cash index and the nearby August contract, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Pig Industry News from Canada Resources Now Available to Help Barn Workers Cope with Stress of Swine Diseases
CANADA - The Human Resources and Training Coordinator with Manitoba Pork says there are resources available to help swine barn workers cope with the stresses involved in dealing with the devastation caused...
Pig Industry News from Ireland Pig Plants Struggling to Get Supplies in Some Parts
IRELAND - The main processors remain on the same official quotes as the previous week, with the southern plants leading the way on €1.74c/kg....
Pig Industry News from Global Higher US Hog Numbers Expected to Result in Lower Market Prices
CANADA & US - The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says a dramatic increase in US hog numbers will signal a shift to lower market hog prices, Bruce Cochrane reports....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom Cranswick Successfully Completes 'More Together' Challenge
UK - Cranswick have raised over £13,500 for various local charities following their completion of the "More Together" charity initiative....
Pig Industry News from Syria FAO Animal Health Campaign Helps Support Food Security, Livelihoods
SYRIA - In strife-torn Syria, the food security and livelihoods situation of some 234,000 people has received a strong boost owing to a recently completed animal health campaign led by the Food and Agriculture...
Pig Industry News from United States Advance breeding results with new genotyping technology
AgriSeq targeted genotyping by sequencing (“GBS”) solutions include a Bovine ISAG 200 Parentage Panel that delivers more lineage information and flexibility to cattle breeders...
Pig Industry News from Canada Ontario pork producer increases number weaned with Hypor Libra*
After repopulating a year ago and purchasing Hypor replacement gilts from Genex Ontario, pork producer Gary Terpstra has significantly increased overall production....
Pig Industry News from United States New Hypor Libra* meets the growing global demand for carcass quality
Hypor has combined the top genetics from Canada, France and Spain to improve the carcass quality of the new Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra star), the world’s most ‘prolificient’ sow: the sum of prolific...
18 July 2017
Pig Industry News from United States CME: Pork, Poultry, Egg Forecasts for 2017 and 2018 Unchanged
US - In the cash market, as reported by USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), fed steer prices were higher week-over-week, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Pig Industry News from Canada Hypor Magnus Boar scores high on Maple Leaf Foods’ monthly index ranking
Pork producers that use the Hypor Magnus Duroc on their operations held 58 of the top 120 rankings on the Hams Marketing index for pigs shipped to Maple Leaf Foods in Brandon, Canada, during 2016....
Pig Industry News from Hungary Ceva Phylaxia inaugurates state of the art vaccine plant to support “Innovation with Impact” growth plan
7,8 billion forint (€ 25m) investment will significantly increase production at its Budapest Campus....
Pig Industry News from Ireland Recognition of Experience, Competency of Farmers Fundamental to Animal Health Strategy
IRELAND - IFA National Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart has welcomed the launch of the National Farmed Animal Health Strategy (NFAHS) 2017-2022 and the Animal Health Surveillance Strategy for Ireland...
Pig Industry News from China New Technology wins the Future!
The Animal Husbandry Innovation and Development Summit hosted by Big Dutchman, the world-leading supplier of livestock equipment, was successfully held at Grand Metropark Ocean Spring Resort Qingdao, China,...
Pig Industry News from China CEOs from Leading AH Companies Discuss Market Access in China
CHINA - Kisaco Research has announced the dates for the next event in their Animal Health Innovation series: Animal Health Innovation Asia. Leaders from the Chinese and Global animal health industry will...
Pig Industry News from United States Trade Deficits Key to Renegotiating NAFTA, Says US
US - The United States on Monday launched the first salvo in the renegotiation of the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying its top priority for the talks was shrinking the US...
Pig Industry News from United States Pork Commentary by Jim Long: National Pork Industry Conference Report July 17, 2017
Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) held at Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Their were approximately 950 registrants for the four day conference. NPIC had many...
Pig Industry News from United States Veterinarian offers tips for surviving CSI audits
While audits are part of doing business, many pork producers still worry about going through the process. Amber Stricker, DVM, steps in to help clients prepare for or undergo an audit, which is typically...
Pig Industry News from China Agricultural Imports in 2017 Rise Rapidly
CHINA - China's imports of major agricultural products continued to increase fast in the first five months of the year, driven by price gaps between domestically produced products and imported products,...
17 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Czech Republic Gov't, AGPI Firm Submit Proposals for Sale of Lety Pig Farm
CZECH REPUBLIC - The Czech government and the AGPI firm representatives have handed over to one another their offers for the sale of the firm's pig farm in Lety, south Bohemia, situated at the site of...
Pig Industry News from European Union Raw Pork Main Cause of Hepatitis E Infection in EU, EFSA Reports
EU - Last week, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said that consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis E infection in the European Union (EU)....
Pig Industry News from United Kingdom UK Not Ready for Brexit's Impact on Food, Report Warns
UK - The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit...
 
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